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Tenancy Deposit Prescribed Information by New Landlord

Tenancy Deposit Prescribed Information by New Landlord

An interesting case has been reported on the NearlyLegal blog, Sebastiampillai v Parr. Central London County Court, 11 April 2019. (more…)
Landlords Make Four Complaints a Day About Letting Agents

Landlords Make Four Complaints a Day About Letting Agents

Buy to let landlords made nearly 1,500 complaints to the Property Ombudsman about poor service from letting agents last year. (more…)
Section 21 Notice Proposed Ban Discussion

Section 21 Notice Proposed Ban Discussion

We’re just over three weeks after the proposals were announced to ban section 21 notices at some time in the future and it’s time for reflection. (more…)
Buy to Let Lenders Worry About Landlord Tax Planning

Buy to Let Lenders Worry About Landlord Tax Planning

Landlords avoiding income tax by taking specialist advice could limit their buy to let mortgage options, one of the UK’s leading lenders has warned. (more…)
Cost of Living Is Highest for Private Renters

Cost of Living Is Highest for Private Renters

Renters have a higher cost of living than homeowners, according to the latest official data. (more…)
Letting Agents Quit as Legal Squeeze Grips Buy to Let

Letting Agents Quit as Legal Squeeze Grips Buy to Let

Letting agents have a record roster of homes to rent on their books but the figures don’t mean landlords are making more properties available. (more…)
New Team Ready to Police Letting Agent Fee Ban

New Team Ready to Police Letting Agent Fee Ban

A new property agent task force will crack down on letting agents flouting the upcoming ban on charging tenants fees to rent their homes. (more…)
Buy to Let Lending Drops as Tax Changes Bite

Buy to Let Lending Drops as Tax Changes Bite

Buy to let borrowing from landlords looking to add homes to their rental portfolios is dropping away, according to the latest figures. (more…)
Landlords See Another Disappointing Rise in Rents

Landlords See Another Disappointing Rise in Rents

Private tenants have seen their rents go up by just 1.2% in the past year, according to the latest official data. (more…)
What Happened to Naming and Shaming Rogue Landlords?

What Happened to Naming and Shaming Rogue Landlords?

A year after name and shame powers were given to councils to out bad landlords, no one has been given a banning order. (more…)