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Death of a Landlord

Death of a Landlord

The tenant’s status remains unaffected by the death of their landlord (more…)
House Price Uncertainty Continues as Values Drop

House Price Uncertainty Continues as Values Drop

House prices have steadily dropped during the past six months, according to the UK’s leading mortgage provider. (more…)
Right to Rent under fire from United Nations

Right to Rent under fire from United Nations

A United Nations expert on racism has urged the government to stop forcing landlords to impose hostile immigration rules. (more…)
Landlords Finally Win Cash Safeguard From Rogue Letting Agents

Landlords Finally Win Cash Safeguard From Rogue Letting Agents

Letting agents must offer compulsory money protection to cover rents, deposits and other money they handle for landlords and tenants in England from April 1, 2019. (more…)
Housing Complaints Services Fail Consumers, Says Ombudsman

Housing Complaints Services Fail Consumers, Says Ombudsman

Sorting out complaints about housing is just too complicated for most people, according to a new study. (more…)
Letting Agents Will Lose £157m From Cap on Tenant Fees

Letting Agents Will Lose £157m From Cap on Tenant Fees

Just before we start this article about the Tenant Fees Ban, we have published an updated application for accommodation and application to be a guarantor which are GDPR compliant (we believe). More details will be published in an article after the tenancy agreements have been updated soon. And now onto the main article ... James Brokenshire ...
Tenants Look to Get Their Money Back With Rent Orders

Tenants Look to Get Their Money Back With Rent Orders

Most landlords are unaware of a law change that can allow tenants to recoup up to a year’s rent payments. (more…)
MPs Want to Confiscate Homes From Criminal Landlords

MPs Want to Confiscate Homes From Criminal Landlords

Ministers and councils are not doing enough to stamp out rogue landlords who should have their rental homes confiscated, urges a group of influential MPs. (more…)
Council Had No Power to Demand Landlord Licence Conditions

Council Had No Power to Demand Landlord Licence Conditions

Local councils have had a strict limit applied to the conditions they can add to a selective licence for private rented homes after the Court of Appeal upheld a legal challenge from a landlord. (more…)
HMRC Wants to Collect CGT Within 30 Days of a Property Sale

HMRC Wants to Collect CGT Within 30 Days of a Property Sale

The deadline for paying capital gains tax after a buy to let or shared home sale is due to shorten to just 30 days for landlords. (more…)