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Who’s Right About Buy to Let Repair Gripes?

Who’s Right About Buy to Let Repair Gripes?

Official private home rental data from the government seems to paint a different picture of the market from a report released by consumer charity Citizens Advice. (more…)
Landlord Fined for Rent Smart Wales Offences

Landlord Fined for Rent Smart Wales Offences

A Cardiff landlord who ignored Rent Smart Wales licensing in Wales faces a bill of more than £3,500 for not complying. (more…)
How to Combine Property and a Pension With a SIPP

How to Combine Property and a Pension With a SIPP

Buy to let is a popular property retirement investment for landlords often at the expense of more formal pension saving. (more…)
Home Office Issues Tower Block Fire Stats

Home Office Issues Tower Block Fire Stats

The terrible Grenfell Tower disaster has triggered the government to rush out statistics about fires in high-rise blocks of flats amongst other types of properties including houses and bungalows. (more…)

Landlord no longer wishes to retain a deposit under a particular scheme

The below guidance deals with the situation where a landlord wishes to no longer retain a deposit under a scheme "during the tenancy". This has nothing to do with when the tenancy has ended. Custodial Scheme There is no provision within the Housing Act 2004 that once a deposit is protected under the Deposit Protection Service custodial ...
Penal Property Taxes Predicted to Backfire on Tenants

Penal Property Taxes Predicted to Backfire on Tenants

Property taxes aimed at taking the heat out of the buy to let market by punishing landlords financially will only hurt tenants in their pockets, argues a former Bank of England policymaker. (more…)
10% Slump in Number of Buy To Let Homes For Renters

10% Slump in Number of Buy To Let Homes For Renters

The number of buy to let homes on the market to rent has slumped by more than 10% in a year, according to new data. (more…)
Property Pensions Likely to Generate Most Money for Retirement

Property Pensions Likely to Generate Most Money for Retirement

Investors expect a property pension to make them the most money for retirement - but do not expect their investment to provide and income when they stop working. (more…)
Landlords Stand on Richer Side of Wealth Gap

Landlords Stand on Richer Side of Wealth Gap

Private landlords holding large property portfolios are standing on the richest side of the wealth gap. (more…)
Landlords and Freeholders Urged to Test Cladding

Landlords and Freeholders Urged to Test Cladding

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) have written to us asking us to disseminate some information to our members in relation to fire safety and in particular the testing of Aluminium Composite Material. (more…)