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200,000 Cold and Damp Buy to Let Homes Risk Rental Ban

200,000 Cold and Damp Buy to Let Homes Risk Rental Ban

Hundreds of thousands of buy to let homes face a rental ban within months unless their landlords spend to upgrade their energy efficiency. (more…)
Council Wins Penalty for Displaying “Administration Fees”

Council Wins Penalty for Displaying “Administration Fees”

Camden Council has successfully appealed against Foxtons Ltd using the term “administration fees” in their lettings agency work. (more…)
Rogue Letting Agents Tackled in Day of Action Across London

Rogue Letting Agents Tackled in Day of Action Across London

Teams of trading standards officers mobilised across London in a day of action aimed at bringing rogue letting agents to book. (more…)
Minister Pledges To Regulate Letting Agents and Landlords

Minister Pledges To Regulate Letting Agents and Landlords

The government has bowed to years of pressure to clean up the private lettings industry by signalling new laws are on the way to regulate agents and landlords. (more…)
Buildings Insurance Goes Through the Roof With Some Insurers

Buildings Insurance Goes Through the Roof With Some Insurers

Buildings insurance is going through the roof for some landlords as insurers take up new technology for shaping their quotes. (more…)
Right To Rent Becomes A Criminal Offence

Right To Rent Becomes A Criminal Offence

From 1 December 2016 certain parts of the Immigration Act 2016 which affect landlords are to commence. (more…)
Councils Step Up Campaigns Against Rogue Landlords

Councils Step Up Campaigns Against Rogue Landlords

Councils are stepping up campaigns to root out rogue landlords by putting more cases before the courts. (more…)
HMRC Loses CGT Tax Relief on Home Sale Case

HMRC Loses CGT Tax Relief on Home Sale Case

The constant battle between property owners and HMRC over how long someone must live in a home to benefit from principal residence relief has been argued in front of a judge again. (more…)
Stricter Buy to Let Borrowing Rules for Portfolio Landlords

Stricter Buy to Let Borrowing Rules for Portfolio Landlords

Tougher buy to let borrowing rules come in for buy to let portfolio landlords from the end of September 2017. (more…)
Landlords Need to Treat Buy to Let as a Business

Landlords Need to Treat Buy to Let as a Business

Buy to let landlords need to take a more professional approach to running their property as many are unaware of scathing new tax changes impacting their businesses. (more…)