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Zoopla to refuse “No DSS” ads

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Review of Possession Claim procedures

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A new Labour government would introduce indefinite tenancies

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Private residential landlords pay over £3.8bn in Income Tax

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Professional Inventories to help complaints resolution…

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Bankrupt couple take in £7.8 million in property scam

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Investment Scams: These scams abound and...

BBC Panorama spotlights Fergus Wilson sell-off

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Private Landlords: A BBC panorama programme...

Agents – time running out to register for CMP

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Client Money Protection: Client Money Protection (CMP)...

NatWest scraps 6-month letting mortgage rule

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Buy-to-Let Mortgages: NatWest has announced that...

Zoopla to refuse “No DSS” ads

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Housing Benefit: Leading UK property website...

Review of Possession Claim procedures

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Evictions: The Civil Procedure Rule Committee...

New law focuses on housing standards

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Living conditions: There are only a...

A new Labour government would introduce indefinite tenancies

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Longer Tenancies: Labour has changed tack,...

Private residential landlords pay over £3.8bn in Income Tax

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Property Taxation: Research conducted by the...

Professional Inventories to help complaints resolution…

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Inventories: The government plans to reform...

New rules announced to protect renters’ money

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Client Money Protection: All private rented property agents will have...

Average landlord will need £26k to meet climate standards

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Security & Locks – Buy to Let Renovation & HMO Projects

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Security: Renovating a buy-to-let property can be a great way for...

Winter Proof Your Rental Properties

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The cold weather is here again, it’s that time of year; you feel that cold...

My tenant left without telling me…

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Abandonment: When times get hard the instances of tenants leaving without notice are known to increase. “Doing...

Hamilton Fraser’s Property Podcast – Make Landlording Great Again in 2019

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Eddie Hooker, CEO of award winning Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord...

New Landlords

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Protect your investments in 2019

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Buy-to-Let 2019: He’s some timely advice for landlords and letting agents from a finance broker on...

How can landlords mitigate retail premises vacancy losses?

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Business Rates: Landlords with shop premises know that there is pressure on the High Street; that...

What happens if someone other than the tenant pays the deposit?

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Tenancy Deposits: According to TDS (Tenancy Deposit Scheme) less than 1% (0.85%) of tenancies they handle...

The Register of Court Judgements

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County Court Judgements: There is a national register of judgements that can be accessed by anyone...

Low-tech solution cuts high fire risks and costs

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Letter Box Seal: The GDPR regulations, an EU directive on data protection, now incorporated into our...

Tax on income from lodgers and short stay tenants

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Landlords' Tax: Internet sites, such as AirBnB, have increased the number of landlords letting to lodgers...

Top Legal Tips For Landlords

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New Regulations: There is an increasing amount of new legislation, new rules and regulations that are...

Do you know if your Property Insurance cover is correct?

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Insured Value: Have you relied on your insurance broker to put an insured value on your...

Terminating a Letting Agent’s Contract

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Recovering Commercial Rent Arrears

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Rent Arrears: From 6th April 2014, the ancient remedy of distress for rent, available to commercial...

NAPIT welcomes Mandatory Electrical Checks

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Electrical Checks: The National Association of Professional Inspectors and Testers (NAPIT) has hailed the forthcoming introduction...

Finding a Good Agent

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How can I find a good letting agent or property manager? There are lots of...

Section 21 Notices – for older tenancies in England

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Section 21: Most tenancies will never require the service of a Section 21, Housing Act 1988,...

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PRS comments on the Redress Scheme for Landlords

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Housing Complaints: The Property Redress Scheme...

Home Reports, what’s the verdict?

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Property Surveys: Selling a propertyin Scotland...

Mortgage shopping around gains can be wiped out by fees

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Buy-to-Let Mortgages: Online mortgage broker and comparison website Property Master warns that a landlord’s gains from...

Section 21: The Bigger Picture

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Tenant Evictions: Paul Samplina of Landlord Action comments on a recent report issued by Citizens Advice...

Bank of England – Base Rate not moving

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Can I Keep a Holding Deposit?

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Finding the best landlord insurance for you

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Lenders relaxing the rules on competitive BTL mortgages:

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How to Start a Holiday Let Business

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Holiday Lettings: The holiday letting industry is a rewarding and a worthwhile investment. As the demand...

Fixed Rate Mortgages Trending Up

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Mortgage Finance: Whilst a relatively modest increase, it is the first month-on-month increase across all types...

Help your tenants feel safe with our fire safety checklist

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Fire Doors: Fire safety is one of the most important factors for landlords to consider when...

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HF Academy to run agent workshop – dealing with tenant fees ban

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Fees Ban: At the end of 2018, Hamilton Fraser launched HF...

Iain Duncan Smith & Andrew Neil for Upcoming Landlord Investment Show

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Investment Show: The UK's largest landlord exhibition, the National Landlord...

Spike in cost of five-year fixed-term buy-to-let mortgage

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Buy to Let Mortgages: Latest research...

First Client Money Protection Scheme approved

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Client Money: Client Money Protect becomes...

Visit the annual University of London Landlord Forum

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Landlord Event: Landlords and exhibitors, visit the...

More Reform to Universal Credit

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Housing Benefit: More reform to Universal...

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