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Delayed Commencement of Specified Information Regulations in Wales

Delayed Commencement of Specified Information Regulations in Wales

We previously reported some regulations that had been laid in the National Assembly for Wales in relation to specified information requirements for holding deposits in Wales. The proposed commencement was 13 December 2019. It has just been announced that those regulations are revoked as of today (10 December 2019) and a new set of ...
Wales Holding Deposit Specified Information Requirements Announced

Wales Holding Deposit Specified Information Requirements Announced

This article has been updated after a new version of the regulations was announced which now take effect from 28 February 2020. The Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Holding Deposit) (Specified Information) (Wales) Regulations 2019 have been laid in the National Assembly for Wales and assuming go through, they will commence from 28 February 2020. ...
Now Landlords Have to Tackle Dirty Air for Tenants

Now Landlords Have to Tackle Dirty Air for Tenants

The pollution levels in the air tenants breathe is the latest check landlords must carry out on a buy to let home. (more…)
Half of Landlords Put Up Buy to Let Rents

Half of Landlords Put Up Buy to Let Rents

Renters paid less to their landlords for the first time in October since the tenant fee ban came into force across England in June. (more…)
Smoke Alarm Failings Leave Tenants in Danger

Smoke Alarm Failings Leave Tenants in Danger

Buy to let tenants are in danger from smoke alarms that fail to go off in an emergency, according to new research. (more…)
Cash Home Sales Drop to Record Low

Cash Home Sales Drop to Record Low

Fewer buyers are purchasing homes with cash, according to new data. (more…)
Unfair Buy to Let Pet Rents Set for Ban

Unfair Buy to Let Pet Rents Set for Ban

Pet rents look like the next tenant fee for the chop as trading standards bosses take legal advice on if landlords can charge tenants who keep cats or dogs. (more…)
Smart Contracts Could Be the End of Conveyancing

Smart Contracts Could Be the End of Conveyancing

Buying a house is likely to become cheaper and easier as the government agrees granting smart contracts valid in law. (more…)
House Prices and Buy to Let Rents Still Rising

House Prices and Buy to Let Rents Still Rising

House prices have dropped by a moderate 0.2% month-on-month, according to the latest data. (more…)
Don’t Miss Out on a Once in a Lifetime Tax Saving Chance

Don’t Miss Out on a Once in a Lifetime Tax Saving Chance

Landlords are a money conscious group always looking to minimise the amount of tax they pay - but along with one in four aged 55 or over, they have missed the obvious tax saver, according to wealth managers. (more…)