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4 Rogue Letting Agents Scammed Rents And Deposits

4 Rogue Letting Agents Scammed Rents And Deposits

Crooked letting agents have faced the courts charged with stealing tens of thousands of pounds of rent and deposits from landlords and tenants. (more…)
How Rent Cover Impacts Buy To Let Borrowing

How Rent Cover Impacts Buy To Let Borrowing

Hidden regulators are already influencing the buy to let mortgage market as the government and Bank of England work behind the scenes to grip how much landlords can borrow. (more…)
Top 3 Building Insurance Claims For Landlords

Top 3 Building Insurance Claims For Landlords

Storm damage repairs are the top buildings insurance claim for landlords, says a new survey. (more…)
Deposit Prescribed Information and Company Signing

Deposit Prescribed Information and Company Signing

An interesting case has been published on the Nearlylegal blogabout tenancy deposit prescribed information requirements. (more…)
Lenders Bust Some Myths About Buy To Let

Lenders Bust Some Myths About Buy To Let

Buy to let has been buzzing lately with speculation about what is likely to happen to the market as the new tax rules bite. (more…)
Rent Smart Wales Announces Transfer of Accreditation

Rent Smart Wales Announces Transfer of Accreditation

Rent Smart Wales has announced that they have now transferred the records of landlords and agents who were accredited with Landlord Accreditation Wales (LAW) scheme. The accreditation was done away with at the same time as the launch of Rent Smart Wales. (more…)
No Wave Of Relief For Landlords With Flood Re

No Wave Of Relief For Landlords With Flood Re

Landlords with tens of thousands of buy to let homes in high risk flood areas may be left marooned by the new Flood Re scheme that started on April 4. (more…)
Landlords Look To Incorporate Under Tax Onslaught

Landlords Look To Incorporate Under Tax Onslaught

Chancellor George Osborne’s tax onslaught aimed at buy to let landlords is leading many to consider moving their property portfolios into companies to save money. (more…)
New Law Lets Tenants Ask For Energy Improvements

New Law Lets Tenants Ask For Energy Improvements

As previously reported, landlords must consent to any reasonable request from a tenant to make energy efficient improvements at a private rented home under a new law that came into force on April 1. (more…)
2 New Custodial Schemes Launched In April

2 New Custodial Schemes Launched In April

Landlords of assured shorthold tenancies in England and Wales must protect deposits they receive within 30 days of receipt. April sees the launch of two brand new custodial schemes where deposits can be protected without the landlord or agent having to pay a fee. The custodial schemes hold an amount equal to the deposit and use interest ...