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Reforming ‘Unfair’ CGT Could Raise £145 Billion

Reforming ‘Unfair’ CGT Could Raise £145 Billion

Wealthy property investors benefit from an ‘unfair and outdated’ tax system, says a left wing think tank. (more…)

Goods Left at Property

The majority of cases where goods have been left at the property by a tenant are when the tenancy has been abandoned. You should consult this guidance for details on abandoned tenancies. This guidance assumes there is no question as to whether the tenant has left or not. It purely deals with the situation that the tenant has gone (either via ...
Tenant Fee Ban Saddles Landlord With Repair Bills

Tenant Fee Ban Saddles Landlord With Repair Bills

Landlords should not charge tenants a handling fee for arranging repairs - even if the tenant has caused the damage to a rental home. (more…)
Heat Is on to Revise Fire Safety Bible for Landlords

Heat Is on to Revise Fire Safety Bible for Landlords

Time is running out for landlords to have a say about fire safety in houses in multiple occupation. (more…)
Binding Decision on Direct Payment 8 Weeks Arrears

Binding Decision on Direct Payment 8 Weeks Arrears

Although housing benefit is being phased out and being replaced with Universal Credit, this case is still useful and if nothing else, interesting. With great thanks to Sue who is one of our subscribers for sending the decision over. (more…)
Landlord Campaigners to Join Forces

Landlord Campaigners to Join Forces

Buy to let’s longest running landlord rivalry is coming to an end with the merger of two property campaigning groups. (more…)
Accused Landlords Need Legal Advice, Claims Lawyer

Accused Landlords Need Legal Advice, Claims Lawyer

Not enough landlords are taking lawyers to council interviews where they are accused of criminal housing offences, claims a property solicitor. (more…)
New Wizards Published Which Include Tenant Fees Ban

New Wizards Published Which Include Tenant Fees Ban

A quick note to confirm our tweet over the weekend that our wizards have all been updated with a new system and they appear to be working successfully (so far). (more…)
Auction Homes a Third Cheaper Than the Average Property

Auction Homes a Third Cheaper Than the Average Property

Homes under the hammer are selling for around a third less than the price of an average property in the UK. (more…)
Buy to Let Confidence Falls to a New Low

Buy to Let Confidence Falls to a New Low

Landlord confidence in renting out property as a business has plunged to a new low. (more…)