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Is Commercial Investment Worth The Bother?

Is Commercial Investment Worth The Bother?

Tax changes are leading some property investors to investigate if commercial property is a better investment than buy to let. (more…)
Gas Safety Is A Hot Topic For Landlords

Gas Safety Is A Hot Topic For Landlords

Gas safety is always a hot topic for landlords – especially the rogues who cut corners by failing to look after renters. (more…)
HMO Failures Lead To £250,000 In Fines And Landlord Jail Term

HMO Failures Lead To £250,000 In Fines And Landlord Jail Term

Landlords and letting agents have been handed suspended jail sentences and almost £250,000 in fines and costs for failing to manage rented properties in recent weeks. (more…)
How To Ensure Electrical Appliances In Rented Property Are Safe And Compliant

How To Ensure Electrical Appliances In Rented Property Are Safe And Compliant

Electrical safety regulations The Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016 commenced on 8 December 20161 and apply to any electrical equipment first placed on the market on or after commencement2. (more…)
How To Put Off Paying That Property CGT Bill For Three Years

How To Put Off Paying That Property CGT Bill For Three Years

Buy to let landlords wanting to reduce the amount of capital gains tax due on selling property should look at becoming business angels. (more…)
HMRC Loses Property CGT Appeal Over Lack Of Evidence

HMRC Loses Property CGT Appeal Over Lack Of Evidence

A claim from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) demanding tax on a property sold for a gain of £730,000 was thrown out by a tribunal. (more…)
Buy To Let Returns Better Away From London

Buy To Let Returns Better Away From London

The focus of buy to let hot spots is continuing to move away from London, says new research. (more…)
Landlords Fined For Right To Rent Failures

Landlords Fined For Right To Rent Failures

Right to Rent netted 75 landlords who failed to carry out residence checks on tenants last year. (more…)
Legionella Deaths Slump To Lowest Level For 10 Years

Legionella Deaths Slump To Lowest Level For 10 Years

Deaths from the deadly Legionella disease have dropped to the lowest level for a decade. (more…)
Date For Landlord Blacklist Revealed By Minister

Date For Landlord Blacklist Revealed By Minister

An official blacklist of bad landlords and letting agents will be introduced by the government from October 1. (more…)