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Landlord Rights When a Tenant Moves Out Early
What rights do landlords have when a tenant appears to have left a buy to let home before the tenancy agreement has ended? (more…)
Landlords See Buy to Let Rents Stagnate for Months
Rent rises have stood still for the past five months, according to the latest official data. (more…)
No Breach of Repairing Obligation Until Notice and Reasonable Time (Within Demise)
Requirement of notice Where the landlord covenants to keep in repair property which is the possession of the tenant, his obligation is subject to an implied term to the effect that his liability does not arise until he has notice of the defect. ([Makin v Watkinson (1870) L.R. 6 Ex. 24]; [Torrens v Walker  2 Ch.166]; see also Pembery v ...
Buy to Let Rents Rise 1.5% in a Year
Private tenants were paying an average of 1.5% more in rent than a year ago, according to the latest data. (more…)
Letting Agent Banned After £34,000 Deposits Go Missing
Letting agent Kari Ridout has been banned from acting as a company director for failing to protect thousands of pounds of deposits taken from private renters as her business failed. (more…)
House Prices Down £10,000 and They Take 65 Days to Sell
House prices have fallen by almost £10,000 in the past months and homes are taking longer to sell. (more…)
Does my HMO require a licence?
There are three types of licensing that is possible. Mandatory Licensing Section 55 Housing Act 2004 allows HMOs to require a mandatory licence if they fall within a prescribed description. The Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Prescribed Descriptions) (England) Order 2006 provides the descriptions for England. And The Licensing of
Flats for Singles May Be the Future of Buy to Let
The future of buy to let could be one bedroomed homes or more studio flats as official data forecasts the number of singles will increase over the next two decades. (more…)
Judge Dishes Out £1.5m Fine for Slum Landlord
Slum landlord Vispasp Sarkari must pay £1.5 million or face nine years in jail for cramming tenants into shabby box rooms in disgusting and degrading condition. (more…)
Do You Have to Tell Tenants About Noisy Neighbours?
Are landlords responsible if their tenants move in next to a neighbour from hell who makes their life a misery? (more…)