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Buy to Let Set for Change as Build to Rent Corporates Move in

Buy to Let Set for Change as Build to Rent Corporates Move in

Build to rent corporates are about to make a huge dent in buy to let, according to new research. (more…)
Property Firm’s Letting Advert for Flat Banned as Misleading

Property Firm’s Letting Advert for Flat Banned as Misleading

A listing describing his former rented home on Rightmove upset a former tenant so much he complained to advertising watchdogs. (more…)
Corporate Lenders Jump on Buy to Let Bandwagon

Corporate Lenders Jump on Buy to Let Bandwagon

The property media is rife with the idea that landlords are turning to owning property with a company in a bid to avoid tax changes. (more…)
Landlord Possession Claims Drop, but Courts Take Longer to Evict Tenants

Landlord Possession Claims Drop, but Courts Take Longer to Evict Tenants

The number of tenants evicted from private rented homes are down again – for the eighth quarter in a row. (more…)
How to Know Which Flat Works Notice Should Be Served On

How to Know Which Flat Works Notice Should Be Served On

Under the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS), a range of measures are available to a local authority. One of those measures is that they may serve an improvement notice seeking specified works to be carried out by the recipient of the notice. (more…)
The Only Way for House Prices Is Up, Say Property Experts

The Only Way for House Prices Is Up, Say Property Experts

Property experts are telling landlords not to worry about stagnant home prices as the market will bounce back. (more…)
Rent Smart Wales Secures First Conviction

Rent Smart Wales Secures First Conviction

A Newport landlord has been fined £4,400 for operating a dangerous, unlicensed house in multiple occupation and failing to comply with Rent Smart Wales. (more…)
Record £250,000 Fine After Tenants Rescued From Blaze Flats

Record £250,000 Fine After Tenants Rescued From Blaze Flats

Tenants escaping from a fire that ripped through a block of private rented flats sparked a record £250,000 fine. (more…)
First Landlord Fixed Penalty Follows Flat Blaze

First Landlord Fixed Penalty Follows Flat Blaze

A London council has slapped a £5,000 fixed penalty fine on a landlord only days after becoming the first local authority to adopt the new powers. (more…)
Councils Send Mixed Messages Over Voluntary Rental Accreditation

Councils Send Mixed Messages Over Voluntary Rental Accreditation

Most landlords agree that any action to raise standard for tenants in private rented homes does a power of good. (more…)