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Nine Reasons Rent Controls Don’t Work

Nine Reasons Rent Controls Don’t Work

A big debate about capping rents is underway in London and other global cities like New York and Berlin – but a think-tank is warning they don’t work. Read more…

New Prescribed Limits Relating to Tenant Fees in Wales

New Prescribed Limits Relating to Tenant Fees in Wales

Under the Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Act 2019, receiving payments in relation to a tenancy are only permitted if specifically included in the Act. In the list of “permitted payments” (found in Schedule 1), payment in the event of default is a permitted payment but regulations may prescribe limits on the amount which can be charged in relation to a default. Regulations can also specify certain descriptions of breaches covered. Read more…

Legal Update Wales 2020 Training Courses Announced

Legal Update Wales 2020 Training Courses Announced

Training for Professionals has announced a number of courses titled ‘Legal Update Wales 2020’ which are to run during March 2020. Read more…

Thousands Sign Property Guru Petition Protest

Thousands Sign Property Guru Petition Protest

Thousands of people have signed a petition calling for new rules to make offering property training and wealth creation courses stricter. Read more…

Buy to Let Stands Still, but Tenants Are Getting Older

Buy to Let Stands Still, but Tenants Are Getting Older

Buy to let has a 19% slice of the UK housing market – but the private rented sector has stood still for the past six years. Read more…

Landlord Short-Stay Switch May Mean Losing 500,000 Buy to Let Homes

Landlord Short-Stay Switch May Mean Losing 500,000 Buy to Let Homes

Landlords have switched nearly 50,000 private rented homes into short-stay lets, according to data published by trade body the Association of Residential Letting Agents. Read more…

Meeting Wales

Would You Attend a Meeting in Wales Late February?

We are considering holding a meeting in Cardiff later this month but before we decide on this we’d like to get a feel for numbers who might attend. Read more…

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