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The High Street: The High Street woes continue apace as, following on from last week’s Mothercare announcement of administration, Clinton Cards are also in serious trouble. After intense speculation about the...
Fergus Wilson: Seventy one years old Fergus Wilson, a portfolio landlord from Kent, who notoriously banned 'coloured' tenants for 'smelling of curry', has been convicted of racially abusing a Slovakian traffic warden for giving him a parking...
Rent Controls: In a pre-elction boost for buy-to-let landlords, housing secretary, Robert Jenrick has indicated that he is not in favour of rent controls in the private rented sector (PRS). This comes as officials have...
Condensation and mould: This time of year, as the temperature drops, both new homes and old homes are susceptible to the formation of condensation and unsightly mould: new homes because they are effectively a sealed box, and old...
2019 Election: Ahead of the publication of the main parties’ manifestos for the forthcoming General Election, Propertymark joins the RLA in publishing its own manifesto, calling on the new Government after the 12th of December to reform...
Landlord Laws: Tne number of regulations affecting private buy-to-let landlords has increased by 32 per cent since 2010, that’s according to new research by the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) The RLA has identified...
Housing Benefit: The Government has announced that the freeze on housing benefits, in place since 2015, will end next year, baring of course any upset to the outlook following the December general election.
Rural Land: The Tenant Farmers’ Association (TFA) says that rural landlords are now offering 'cripplingly low' security of tenure to their tenant farmers. This, argues the TFA, simply results in short termism -...
Landlords’ Vision: With a general election pending and the private rented sector (PRS) in crisis the Residential Landlords Association has set-out a six-point manifesto unveiling what it says is a “positive vision for the private rented sector.”
Electrical Safety: ARLA propertymark reminds us that the Commencement Order in Sections 122 and 123 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 (electrical safety standards) came into force on 25 October 2019. This means that mandatory...