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Watchdog Puts Unfair Leasehold Charges Under Scrutiny

Watchdog Puts Unfair Leasehold Charges Under Scrutiny

Landlords could be unshackled from paying unfair and costly charges as the competition watchdog launches a probe into how the leasehold property market works. (more…)
Can you really trust house price statistics?

Can you really trust house price statistics?

The Halifax House Price Index has thrown up some questionable figures for the second month in a row, but should homeowners and buyers really go along with what the statistics say? (more…)
Legal Update 2019 Course in Wales

Legal Update 2019 Course in Wales

Training for Professionals is holding a “Legal Update 2019 Wales” course in Colwyn Bay on the 3rd July and Swansea on the 4th July 2019. (more…)
Updated Holding Deposit Form and Form 6A

Updated Holding Deposit Form and Form 6A

We have updated the combined holding deposit receipt and agreement used for England under the Tenant Fees Act. (more…)
CGT Stealth Tax Will Cost Landlords More

CGT Stealth Tax Will Cost Landlords More

Another stealth tax is likely to add to the woes of landlords selling an investment property. HM Revenue & Customs wants to slash the tax relief on selling homes. (more…)
P2P Investors Holding £160m in Loans as Lender Collapses

P2P Investors Holding £160m in Loans as Lender Collapses

Property peer-to-peer funding platform Lendy has collapsed leaving investors holding around £160 million in outstanding loans. (more…)
Landlord Confidence is Key to Possession Reforms

Landlord Confidence is Key to Possession Reforms

Groups representing landlords and letting agents forming a ‘Fair Possessions Coalition’ have united in warning that plans to abolish Section 21 repossessions without a new system in place would undermine investment in the sector at a time when private landlords are relied upon on to provide homes for one in five households in England. The ...
We Can’t Keep Up With Property Tax Tinkering, Say Experts

We Can’t Keep Up With Property Tax Tinkering, Say Experts

Ministers should hold off tinkering with stamp duty rules for landlords and property investors after a slew of changes in recent years, says tax experts. (more…)
How to Rent Guide Updated for Tenant Fees Ban

How to Rent Guide Updated for Tenant Fees Ban

Today (1 June 2019) the Tenant Fees Act 2019 commences in England. (more…)
Tenant Fee Ban Q&A FAQ for Landlords

Tenant Fee Ban Q&A FAQ for Landlords

A ban on charging tenants fees for arranging a private tenancy starts on June 1 across England. (more…)