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Buy to Let Rents Up 1.8% in a Year

Buy to Let Rents Up 1.8% in a Year

Buy to let rents increased by 1.8% to an average £924 a month in the 12 months to the end of June, according to the latest statistics. (more…)

Death of a tenant

Assured Shorthold Tenancy Fixed term tenancies The general law applies. Where joint tenants hold a fixed term, the survivors become the tenants. If a sole tenant dies the tenancy dissolves according to his will or on intestacy – see below under general law. Periodic tenancies – joint tenancies In the case of a periodic tenancy (including a
Tax Changes Lead to Fewer Buy to Lets and Higher Rents

Tax Changes Lead to Fewer Buy to Lets and Higher Rents

Fewer landlords are buying properties to rent with buy to let mortgages, according to the latest figures from lenders. (more…)
Happy Tenants Seem at Odds With Housing Campaigners

Happy Tenants Seem at Odds With Housing Campaigners

Millions of private renters disagree with housing campaigners about the state of their buy to let homes. (more…)
Knotweed Suffers From Fearsome False Reputation

Knotweed Suffers From Fearsome False Reputation

Landlords should not avoid buying homes with blighted prices because their gardens are infested with the feared Japanese Knotweed. (more…)
AirBnB Loophole Plugged for Landlord Tax Cheats

AirBnB Loophole Plugged for Landlord Tax Cheats

New rules are on the way to stop landlords and property owners pocketing tax-free cash on bed-and-breakfast and holiday let income. (more…)
Repeal Section 21, London Politicians Demand

Repeal Section 21, London Politicians Demand

The London Assembly is urging the government to repeal laws that they say allow landlords to evict tenants for no reason. (more…)
Two Letting Agents Banned by Property Ombudsman

Two Letting Agents Banned by Property Ombudsman

The Property Ombudsman has booted two letting agents out of the redress scheme. (more…)
How Much Are Students Paying to Rent?

How Much Are Students Paying to Rent?

Britain has five university cities in the global top 20 listing as the most expensive places to live for students. (more…)
Scrap Tax Relief for Buy to Let Landlords, Demands Think-Tank

Scrap Tax Relief for Buy to Let Landlords, Demands Think-Tank

A new study by a Tory think-tank is demanding the government scraps tax reliefs for buy to let landlords to stop growth of the sector. (more…)