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Housing Minister Wants 3-Year Buy to Let Tenancies

Housing Minister Wants 3-Year Buy to Let Tenancies

Housing Minister James Brokenshire has finally announced the government’s planned policy to offer buy to let tenants a mandatory three-year tenancy. (more…)
Government Concerns Trigger Selective Licensing Review

Government Concerns Trigger Selective Licensing Review

The government has put selective licensing of shared houses under the microscope with a review as landlord and letting agent groups slam the system. (more…)
Government Finally Reveals New HMO Guidance

Government Finally Reveals New HMO Guidance

The government has finally revealed to landlords how health and safety rules for shared houses will impact their property businesses. (more…)
Important Changes to Our Helpline Numbers and System

Important Changes to Our Helpline Numbers and System

As from 2 July 2018, we will have a new helpline system with new telephone numbers. (more…)
New How to Rent Guide and Other ‘How to’ guides Published

New How to Rent Guide and Other ‘How to’ guides Published

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has published new ‘how to’ guides including the How to Rent Guide which must be provided to all new or renewing tenants in England. (more…)
Landlord and Agent Legislation in the Pipeline for 2018

Landlord and Agent Legislation in the Pipeline for 2018

We thought it would be useful to provide a summary of upcoming legislation in 2018 affecting landlords and agents. This will be useful for our own use as a reminder for dates and articles too! (more…)
Buy to Let Improvements Can Be a Waste of Money

Buy to Let Improvements Can Be a Waste of Money

Landlords wanting to upgrade their rentals properties often make the wrong decisions about how to spend their cash because some improvements are more cost effective than others. (more…)
London Buy to Let Rents Fall for First Time in 8 Years

London Buy to Let Rents Fall for First Time in 8 Years

Buy to let rents across the country nudged up by 1% in the year to the end of May, according to the latest official figures. (more…)
Buy to Let Growth Throttled by Tax Reform and Regulation

Buy to Let Growth Throttled by Tax Reform and Regulation

Landlords have a lack of confidence in the future of buy to let after a flurry of blows from the government and regulators, according to a new survey. (more…)
Tenants Reveal What They Want From Buy to Let Homes

Tenants Reveal What They Want From Buy to Let Homes

Renters have a checklist in mind when they hunt for a buy to let home, according to a new report. (more…)