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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. (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 ...
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. (more…)
House Prices Peak, but Growth Rate Is Slowing

House Prices Peak, but Growth Rate Is Slowing

Despite the Brexit blues subduing the property market, house prices continued to climb, according to official data. (more…)
New Version of Tenancy Builder Now Beta Testing

New Version of Tenancy Builder Now Beta Testing

We are pleased to announce that our next version of one of our most popular services, the Tenancy Builder, is now ready for beta testing by users. (more…)
Buy to Let Rents Rise – but Number Crunchers Disagree How Much

Buy to Let Rents Rise – but Number Crunchers Disagree How Much

Buy to let rents jumped 1.4% last year, according to the latest official data. (more…)
Letting Agent Must Pay £4,500 for Flouting Rent Smart Wales Licence

Letting Agent Must Pay £4,500 for Flouting Rent Smart Wales Licence

Letting agent watchdogs are vowing to get tough with firm who fail to comply with their Rent Smart Wales licence conditions. (more…)
Lawyers Plan to Make Buying Leaseholds Cheaper

Lawyers Plan to Make Buying Leaseholds Cheaper

Lawyers are pushing for reforms that would make extending or buying out a lease cheaper for landlords and other home owners. (more…)
Property Guardians Let Renters Live in Slum Care Home

Property Guardians Let Renters Live in Slum Care Home

A property guardianship firm that shoe horned tenants into a derelict care home has been fined for breaking house in multiple occupation rules. (more…)
Minister Rejects UK’s Largest Landlord Licensing Scheme Renewal

Minister Rejects UK’s Largest Landlord Licensing Scheme Renewal

Housing and Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has rejected a proposal to extend the UK’s largest private landlord licensing scheme. (more…)