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Student Rents remain static says new report…

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Student Landlords: A new report highlights static accommodation costs across England in the wake of rising...

Choke off buy-to-let call from Tory MP

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Landlords targeted: Neil O’Brien, Conservative MP for Harborough and a former adviser to Theresa May and...

Dr. Ranj Singh supports Gas Safety Week

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Landlord Gas Checks: The seventh annual Gas Safety Week (18th - 24th September) sees organisations across...

Private landlords “help fill social sector gaps” says RLA

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Housing Benefit: National Housing Federation (NHF) Chief Executive, David Orr, claims that Tory cuts to affordable...

Tenancy Deposits

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Remember the Rules: Tenancy deposits were introduced in April 2007 under the Housing Act 2004. The...

Bank of Mum and Dad now paying the rent…

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Alternative Finance: Research from Legal & General and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr)...

New Guide to Ending Tenancies

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New TDS Tenancy Guide: The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) has just launched its timely new guide...

Rent increases being forced on landlords…

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The latest Private Rented Sector (PRS) report from the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA...

When is a landlord liable for injuries to a tenant?

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Personal injury: There are some instances when a landlord could be held liable for injuries suffered...

Sub-letting fees should not be more than £40

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Sub-Letting Licenses: (SOLITAIRE) LIMITED Appellant and CHERRY LILIAN NORTON and other cases Landlords of leasehold...

What Landlords Can’t Do

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A Landlord Guide: Residential Conveyancing Partner Amanda Sutcliffe of Bray & Bray Solicitors explains a landlord’s...

Lawyer warns of Section 21 confusion

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Eviction: Section 21, the possession procedure in England, which has been a lifeline for landlords with...

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Student Rents remain static says new report…

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Student Landlords: A new report highlights static accommodation costs across England in the wake of rising...

Choke off buy-to-let call from Tory MP

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Landlords targeted: Neil O’Brien, Conservative MP for Harborough and a former adviser to Theresa May and...

Dr. Ranj Singh supports Gas Safety Week

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Landlord Gas Checks: The seventh annual Gas Safety Week (18th - 24th September) sees organisations across...

Private landlords “help fill social sector gaps” says RLA

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Housing Benefit: National Housing Federation (NHF) Chief Executive, David Orr, claims that Tory cuts to affordable...

Bank of Mum and Dad now paying the rent…

611
Alternative Finance: Research from Legal & General and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr)...

New Guide to Ending Tenancies

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New TDS Tenancy Guide: The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) has just launched its timely new guide...

Rent increases being forced on landlords…

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The latest Private Rented Sector (PRS) report from the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA...

Grainger ploughs into the PRS

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Build-to-Let: Grainger PLC is to acquire, subject to planning, a site for a private rented sector...

London commercial property sees strongest trading in 10 years

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Record Commercial Sales: London commercial property has hit an £llbn record so far this year, with...

Civil Penalties for Landlords in Stafford

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Quick Justice: Stafford Borough Council is all set to give the go-ahead to using civil penalties*...

More & More Regulations but little by way of Enforcement…

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Letting Laws: There are over 145 legal rules and regulation affecting the residential lettings sector, but...

House price growth slows along with the wider economy

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Home Sales: The latest figures from the Nationwide Building Society show that house prices began to...

Tenancy Deposits

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Remember the Rules: Tenancy deposits were introduced in April 2007 under the Housing Act 2004. The...

Sub-letting fees should not be more than £40

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Sub-Letting Licenses: (SOLITAIRE) LIMITED Appellant and CHERRY LILIAN NORTON and other cases Landlords of leasehold...

What Landlords Can’t Do

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A Landlord Guide: Residential Conveyancing Partner Amanda Sutcliffe of Bray & Bray Solicitors explains a landlord’s...

Lawyer warns of Section 21 confusion

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Eviction: Section 21, the possession procedure in England, which has been a lifeline for landlords with...

Section 21 Notice and Deposit Protection rules

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Validity of Section 21 Notice: Amak Property Investments v Laura Sonny This case was an...

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...

How to do a rent review – Part 2

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1.0  Introduction  1.1 -  At rent review, the starting point obviously is to read the lease....

More than 4 tenants on a tenancy agreement?

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Tenant Agreement: The Law of Property Act 1925 talks about having a maximum of 4 tenants...

Twelve Must-Do things when Letting a Property

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New Landlords: Are you new to lettings, do you want to rent-out your own home for...

Property fraudsters stealing homes

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Home owners and buy-to-let landlords are being warned of a potential rise in property fraudsters...

Are you properly alarmed?

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Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Regulations: From 1 October 2015, the law changed regarding smoke and...

What Documents do I need when letting a property?

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Lettings Document Checklist: When setting up a new Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) it has always been...

Is rent in advance a deposit?

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Advance Rent: Piggot v Slaven and Johnson v. Old There are two important cases which clarify...

Minimum EPC Rating for Rental Properties after 2018

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Following some confusion and debate about a deferral for the new standards following the MEES*...

Why should I check potential tenants?

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Tenant Checks: More and more landlords are realising the importance of doing thorough tenant checks. Relying...

Why do you need a landlord’s insurance policy?

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Landlord’s Insurance: When you let a property, particularly if this was your own home, it’s tempting...

Leasehold Repairs and Disputes

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Responsibility for Repairs: Who is responsible and who is obliged to pay for repairs to leasehold...

How to do a rent review – Part 1

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In 1978, I published a pamphlet "The Framework of Rent Review Clauses" which was given...

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Product Review – Property-Master

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When you’re planning to buy a property to rent out, or you have existing buy-to-let...

Can I Keep a Holding Deposit?

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Holding or Pre-Contract Deposits: I thought it would be a good time to review the situation...

What Confusion in Westminster Means for Leaseholders…

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Long Leasehold: The UK has had some form of election or referendum every year since 2014....

My biggest bugbear when letting property

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Viewings: I’ve just come back from a viewing where the prospective tenant didn’t show up. We...

LendInvest Buy-to-Let Index

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UK Buy-to-Let: Where are the key buy-to-let hot spots in the UK? Which parts of the...

Housing Minister loses his seat…

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Politics – Breaking News: Gavin Barwell, the Conservative Housing Minister, has lost his Croydon Central seat...

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When is a landlord liable for injuries to a tenant?

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Personal injury: There are some instances when a landlord could be held liable for injuries suffered...

Smart locks vs physical locks: which is more secure?

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Property Security: Technology has taken over nearly every aspect of our everyday lives, including how we...

Six ways to use property data to improve your ROI

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For years, big institutional landlords have had dedicated teams who analyse the property market to...

The Risks and Rewards of Property Guardianship

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Property Security: In the last few years, property guardians have become a popular alternative for managing...

How Landlords Can Save Money By Choosing A Cleaning Company Directly

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As recent tax changes mean landlords may lose out on profit, how can you keep...

Confusion over Section 21 notices puts landlords risk

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Landlords are unwittingly issuing incorrect Section 21 notices, resulting in thousands of pounds being wasted...

Press Releases

Landlord Law Workshop – Consumer Law & Landlords

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Consumer Law: The consumer law rules apply when a ‘supplier’ provides a product or services to...

The UK’s leading property investment event arrives in Kent…

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The National Landlord Investment Show, the UK’s leading platform to connect landlords and investors with...

National Landlord Investment Show is heading to Sussex – 13 September at Brighton Racecourse

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New exhibitors announced! After an unbeatable few months, the UK’s leading property investment event is...

Half of landlords planning changes due to tax implications

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Landlords' Tax: Results from a survey released today by mydeposits, the custodial and insurance-backed tenancy deposit...

How to Make Your Home Desirable to Tenants

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Tenancies in Britain are reported to last an average of 18 months. This means that...

Eviction companies should join redress scheme…

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Landlord Action, the eviction specialists are calling for unregulated eviction companies to join a redress...

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Section 21 Notices

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Ending an Assured Shorthold Tenancy

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Ending an Assured Shorthold Tenancy must be handled with care. For landlords and tenants its...
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Electrical Safety - the Key Points There are around 30 deaths and 4,000 accidents annually in...
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Landlord Checks for Legionella

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Risk Assessment: Updated September 2017 Letting agents and landlords are obliged by law to carry out...

Grounds For Possession

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Grounds for Possession - Assured Shorthold Tenancies The Housing Act 1988 as amended by the Housing Act 1996...

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