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Energy Saving Grants Get Green Light for Landlords

Energy Saving Grants Get Green Light for Landlords

Landlords will pick up vouchers worth up to £5,000 to make energy-saving changes to rental homes under the government’s Green Homes Grant. (more…)
Summer Statement 2020 – Main points explained

Summer Statement 2020 – Main points explained

Chancellor Rishi Sunak revealed new policies with a big impact for landlords in his Summer Statement. (more…)
Coronavirus Eviction Ban Will End in August

Coronavirus Eviction Ban Will End in August

The courts will start to process eviction claims from private landlords from August 24, according to a government spokesman. (more…)
Landlords Facing £3m Coronavirus Rent Crisis

Landlords Facing £3m Coronavirus Rent Crisis

A coronavirus cash crisis is gripping the lettings industry as thousands of tenants have failed to pay rent during the lockdown. (more…)
Buy to Let Rents Still Rising Despite Coronavirus Impact

Buy to Let Rents Still Rising Despite Coronavirus Impact

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the rental market seems minimal, according to the latest official figures. (more…)
Lawyer Fined £10,000 for Failing Offplan Property Investors

Lawyer Fined £10,000 for Failing Offplan Property Investors

A property lawyer who did not outline the risks of staking cash in offplan buy to let investments was fined £10,000 by his professional body. (more…)
Regulations Allowing Viewings in Wales Published

Regulations Allowing Viewings in Wales Published

The latest amended version of the The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) Regulations 2020 have been published. As previously announced, they include provisions relating to moving home and ancillary services such as preparing a home for rent or conducting viewings. (more…)
Electrical Regulations for Landlords (England)

Electrical Regulations for Landlords (England)

Update: The government has issued guidance for the electrical regulations Under Part 5 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016, provision was made to allow for legislation to be created for electrical safety standards in private rented property. The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 have now ...
When is an Electrical Report Required on a New Tenancy?

When is an Electrical Report Required on a New Tenancy?

As previously reported, from 1 June 2020, new electrical regulations requiring periodic inspection and testing commenced for almost all rented property in England. However, there is some confusion when the “first” inspection and test report must be conducted especially in relation to a “new tenancy” which started from 1 June 2020. (more…)
Coronavirus Ban Eases for Landlords in Wales

Coronavirus Ban Eases for Landlords in Wales

Landlords in Wales can accept viewings and let tenants move if homes are empty as the coronavirus pandemic ban is partly lifted. (more…)