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Leaseholders can now check their eligibility for a share of the £4.5 billion Building Safety Fund, which has reopened to take new applications.    Those living in buildings over 18m with cladding issues can...
A growing DIY mentality means only half of landlords use an agent to help with lettings while fewer than one in five use their full management services. Agent Rainmaker’s Sally Lawson says since the...
“There’s a lack of understanding about the student market,” asserts Andy Simpson (main picture), chair of the York Residential Landlords Association, whose group wants to educate Whitehall ministers pushing for periodic tenancies as part of the proposed...
Fed-up landlord Sue is quitting the sector – and taking a hit on her pension plan – after being ground down by anti-landlord rhetoric and red tape. In a...
Landlords with empty properties are being urged to take advantage of council cash to help fight the housing shortage. About 300 councils currently offer a scheme – mainly loans to carry out repairs -...
“I won’t win every landlord so I might as well teach them how to do things properly,” explains Portsmouth-based investor and entrepreneur Tom Soane (main picture), who runs landlord workshops as well as the popular Anonymous Landlord...
Benefits landlord Mick Roberts (pictured) is fuming that he’s spent hours chasing up his local council after it mistakenly billed his daughter for rubbish clearance but refused to speak to him when he tried to clear up...
Gedling is going ahead with plans to extend its selective licensing scheme despite not issuing a single improvement notice in the new areas during a four-year period. The Nottinghamshire council points to the success...
HMO landlords face paying thousands of pounds for electrical equipment when new regulations kick in later this year. An amendment to BS7671 (Electrical Regs) means HMOs must have AFDDs (arc fault detection devices) in...
Real estate investment manager Europa Capital and joint venture partner Addington Capital have sold their Lancelot portfolio of 29 residential properties to Mountview Estates Plc for £10.6 million. The properties comprise 17 houses and 12 flats (see...