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Student accommodation provider in takeover bid

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Student Lettings: Student housing provider Unite is set to acquire...

More landlords investing in HMOs

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HMOs: Given the squeeze on buy-to-let landlords’ profits, landlords are...

Manchester is a “test-bed” for build-to-rent apartments

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Build to Rent: In the Manchester and Salford area there...

Refinancing buy to let properties – Section 24 issues

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Before we go into the details please allow me to point out that Simon...

“Incoherent”, the Government’s approach to rental market says expert

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Renting Policy: Perhaps not surprising with all that’s going on...

Landlords now charging rents for pets…

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Lets for Pets: The introduction of the tenant fees ban...

Fusion appointed as exclusive tax partner to LandlordZONE

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Fusion Consulting, a leading tax advisory firm in London and winner of the “Best...

Labour needs to re-think its sequestration proposals

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Right-to-buy: Right-to-buy was a main plank in the Thatcher era...

Lack of Enforcement affecting PRS Standards

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Enforcement: Landlords are well aware of the blizzard of new...

Tenants’ Fee Ban implemented in Wales

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Tenants’ Fee Ban: Following on from the tenants’ fee ban...

Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance reaches final stages of the Insurance Choice Awards

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After 10 weeks of voting, Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance have been named finalists...

Labour promise to give tenants the right to buy their rented homes at discount.

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Right-to-Buy: In a continuing war on buy-to-let landlords, Labour’s...

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Student accommodation provider in takeover bid

479
Student Lettings: Student housing provider Unite is set to acquire...

More landlords investing in HMOs

659
HMOs: Given the squeeze on buy-to-let landlords’ profits, landlords are...

Manchester is a “test-bed” for build-to-rent apartments

680
Build to Rent: In the Manchester and Salford area there...

“Incoherent”, the Government’s approach to rental market says expert

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Renting Policy: Perhaps not surprising with all that’s going on...

Landlords now charging rents for pets…

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Lets for Pets: The introduction of the tenant fees ban...

Fusion appointed as exclusive tax partner to LandlordZONE

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Fusion Consulting, a leading tax advisory firm in London and winner of the “Best...

Labour needs to re-think its sequestration proposals

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Right-to-buy: Right-to-buy was a main plank in the Thatcher era...

Lack of Enforcement affecting PRS Standards

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Enforcement: Landlords are well aware of the blizzard of new...

Tenants’ Fee Ban implemented in Wales

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Tenants’ Fee Ban: Following on from the tenants’ fee ban...

Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance reaches final stages of the Insurance Choice Awards

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After 10 weeks of voting, Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance have been named finalists...

Labour promise to give tenants the right to buy their rented homes at discount.

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Right-to-Buy: In a continuing war on buy-to-let landlords, Labour’s...

Homelessness charity calls for LHA increase

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Local Housing Allowance: Crisis, the homelessness charity, is calling for...

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Chaos Theory! Changes, Changes what’s next for the Property World

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My sister and her husband have just come back from a holiday in Vietnam...

‘The Landlord’s Friend’ – Hamilton Fraser’s property podcast

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Hamilton Fraser’s regular property podcast aims to help landlords navigate a smooth path through...

Make Sure You Insure What’s Behind the Door – Shocking episode of Nightmare Tenants Slum Landlords

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I think viewers of this week’s episode of ‘Nightmare Tenants Slum Landlords’ will find...

Politicians need to focus on consumers when it comes to housing

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There are times you think ‘be careful what you wish for’. I remember working...

The Threat of Rent Control Rears its Ugly Head again!

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Rent control poses a real threat to the UK's buy to let landlords. Scottish Labour are...

Why the Impact of the Tenant Fee Ban is Actually Positive for Landlords

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Jonathan Werth, Managing Director at LiFE Residential, London based estate agency

Section 21 to be banned in the UK

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The Government has announced its intention to scrap Section 21 notices for eviction...

Bed bugs, an increasingly common problem in rentals…

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Pest Control: In Britain, bed bugs are a relatively recent...

Reducing moving stress for tenants and landlords

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Tenant Moves: The lettings industry (letting agents) should do more...

Getting a buy to let mortgage with bad credit

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Don't let your poor credit history stop you investing in a rental property....

Government Corrects Form 6A, again!

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Section 21 Notice: With all the legal changes in...

Tax Tribunal ruling favours landlords

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Stamp Duty Surcharge: Derelict properties may be exempt the SDLT...

Change of landlord and new deposit information

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Test Case - Deposits: Does a...

Privity of Contract – Authorised Guarantee Agreement

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Commercial Lease: It is an established rule of English law that a person can only enforce...

Don’t fall foul of the authorised guarantee agreement…

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Commercial Property: A recent High Court...

Section 21 – serving EPCs for HMO tenants?

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Court Case: With all the additional prescribed requirements introduced for...

‘Taxing times – Decoding property tax in 2019’

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Property tax can be a complicated business. In Hamilton Fraser’s latest property podcast Hamilton...

Can Brexit frustrate a lease?

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Commercial Property: While Brexit may be frustrating for many people, whether...

Breach of lease covenants: what every landlord needs to know

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Letting Agreements: Most lease agreements include covenants, which are deals...

Do you know how to evict a troublesome tenant?

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Possession Claims: Although article this is...

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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Letting for the First Time There are many reasons why people want to let (rent out)...

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Ministers, do you really want to drive out private landlords? Think again!

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Private Rented Sector: There's a lot of negativity about landlords...

Why the Government’s scapegoating of landlords for the rental crisis must end…

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Regulations & Landlords: Earlier this month the Tenant Fee Ban...

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...

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Refinancing buy to let properties – Section 24 issues

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Before we go into the details please allow me to point out that Simon...

Landlords BEWARE: the ‘Tenant Tax’ could ruin you!

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The ‘Tenant Tax’ (official name, Section 24) will leave 28% of landlords having to...

5 things to consider before becoming an Airbnb host

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Extra income and hosting guests; we cracked open the lid to Airbnb hosting.

Subsidence and the impact on your landlord insurance policy

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Landlords’ Insurance: Subsidence is often somewhat over looked as a...

“It was an accident!” – How can you prepare your property for accidental damage?

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Landlord Insurance As a landlord your property is likely to...

Your time is precious, so choose smart access control

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Choosing the right lock for your property is a big decision. Choose wisely and...

Press Releases

Across the board fall in fixed rate buy-to-let mortgages…

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BTL Mortgages: Research out today (Thursday, September 12th) from online...

Fusion appointed as exclusive tax partner to LandlordZONE

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Fusion Consulting, a leading tax advisory firm in London and winner of the “Best...

Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance reaches final stages of the Insurance Choice Awards

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After 10 weeks of voting, Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance have been named finalists...

New Safety Act does not require specific HHSRS inventory reports

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Health & Safety: Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS)...

Student rents indicating increasingly competitive market

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Student Rents: The 2019 student rents are close to their...

Living in the same building as their serial bad tenant… a couple’s worst nightmare

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It’s been heavily publicised that a large percentage of the UK’s retirees are...

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