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Tories Ignore Call for Landlord Register

Tories Ignore Call for Landlord Register

The Tory government has no plans to introduce a national landlords register for England if they win the next election. (more…)
New Welsh Tenant Fees Ban Rules in Pipeline

New Welsh Tenant Fees Ban Rules in Pipeline

Landlords renting out homes in Wales are still no nearer finding out which default costs they can charge renters under the Welsh tenant fees ban. (more…)
Extra Cash to Fund Fight Against Rogue Landlords

Extra Cash to Fund Fight Against Rogue Landlords

Councils have a chance to grab a stake in £4 million of extra government funding to fight rogue landlords. (more…)
Don’t Raid a Pension to Fund Buy to Let, Warns Provider

Don’t Raid a Pension to Fund Buy to Let, Warns Provider

Cashing in retirement cash to fund buy to let investment is a risk that can cost landlords thousands of pounds in valuable savings, claims a pension provider. (more…)
New No Fault Eviction Rules on Way, Reveals Housing Minister

New No Fault Eviction Rules on Way, Reveals Housing Minister

Housing minister Esther McVey has confirmed the scrapping of Section 21 repossessions in favour of a new set of rules. (more…)
Fewer Homes to Let and Fee Ban Trigger More Rent Rises

Fewer Homes to Let and Fee Ban Trigger More Rent Rises

A shortage of homes to let and the tenants fee ban are still pushing up the cost of renting, according to letting agents. (more…)
Rental Homes Turned Into Pop-Up Brothels

Rental Homes Turned Into Pop-Up Brothels

Police are warning sex traffickers and drugs gangs are setting up in buy to let homes rented from unwary landlords. (more…)
Infestation of Rats, Mice and Other Pests

Infestation of Rats, Mice and Other Pests

Introduction Sometimes a tenants property may suffer an infestation of rats or mice and tenants will then often seek that the landlord rectifies the situation. But, is it the landlords duty? Also briefly covered later in this article (as the principles are similar) are wasps, bees, pigeons and bed bugs. There is no legislation or common law ...
Where Landlord Building Costs Go Through the Roof

Where Landlord Building Costs Go Through the Roof

Landlords looking for reliable tradesmen have scant pricing and rating information to work from - but a new service hopes to make sure building costs don’t go through the roof. (more…)
Buy To Let Rents More Affordable in Many Cities

Buy To Let Rents More Affordable in Many Cities

Buy to let rents are rising faster than wages in just three cities, an analysis by property portal Zoopla has revealed. (more…)