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Housing Health & Safety: According to the recently published English Housing Survey, the private rented sector had the highest proportion of non-decent homes. In this 2017-18 survey, 25% of homes in the private rented sector were non-decent...
Housing Survey: The recently published English Housing Survey (EHS) for 2017-18 reports that private tenants in England are satisfied or very satisfied with their rented accommodation and the way they were being treated with...
Re-possessions: The government has made its intentions clear: reform to the possession rules is on the cards. It’s a situation which is likely to favour tenants over landlords, and this at a time when the re-possession...
Stamp Duty Surcharge: Derelict properties may be exempt the SDLT surcharge. The Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) paid by landlords on purchasing a buy-to-let, and for those purchasing a second home,...
Private Renting: “Hands off the private rental sector” The National Landlords' Association (NLA) warns that whoever wins the Conservative party election - Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt - will face a...
Mortgage Finance: A leading association for mortgage lenders, The Intermediary Lenders Association (IMLA) is calling on the Government to put a stop to its legislative interventions in the buy-to-let market.
Student Rents: The 2019 student rents are close to their 20-year average are indicating an increasingly competitive market. Data from Accommodation for Students (AFS) analysing the cost of student accommodation* in 2019 has...
It’s been heavily publicised that a large percentage of the UK’s retirees are struggling to live off their pension, so it’s no surprise that some over 65s have turned to renting out rooms in their home, or...
Right-to-Rent: Landlords are to be given a major role in a court case considering the future of the Government’s Right-to-Rent scheme.  The Government has decided to appeal against...
Illegal Sub-letting: London landlords with properties in Mayfair, Knightsbridge and Belgravia are being targeted by gangs of criminals who rent their luxury homes. They invariably pay not rent, but let them out to...