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Retail Trends: The “Save the High Street” campaign, a government sponsored experiment led by TV presenter and retail shop expert, Mary Portas, has proved a failure, as the towns involved in the trial have seen 1,000 shops close in five...
New Developments: The number of new student accommodation developments across the UK is rising to meet the expect increase in students forecast over the next 10 years. According to recent research by Savills’, Bath is the UK’s top hotspot for student...
New HMO Licensing Rules: Since mandatory licencing was introduced by the 2004 Housing Act, and landlord with a property housing 5 or more unrelated occupants over 3 or more stories has had to apply for a licence from their local...
Property Hotspots: So called property hotspots offer high yields (high returns) because the house prices are low, but if the area where you invest in your buy-to-let determinates, then not only does your low priced investment lose more value, your...
Elfin Kitchens has supplied over 355 ‘Premium Bespoke’ kitchens to Crown House, Sheffield – a purpose-built development of studio apartments for the private student accommodation sector. The property boasts a number of first class facilities, which have all been designed...
Mandatory Electrical Checks: A report into Electrical Safety in Rented Property has just been published which will make it a mandatory requirement to have five-yearly electrical checks. There is also a recommendation that a Residual Current Devices (RCDs) should be...
Iain Duncan Smith MP joined 450+ landlords and investors for the return of the Expert Property Panel, held at the flagship National Landlord Investment Show Tuesday 7th November 2017, to give his take on the coverage surrounding Universal Credit. The...
Landlord Discrimination: One of Britain’s biggest buy-to-let landlords, Fergus Wilson, is in trouble yet again after setting out his letting criteria earlier this year. This time Wilson was in court yesterday for banning "coloured" tenants from renting his homes because...
Cleaning Services: Most residential landlords have been in the painful situation of a tenant leaving their property in a poor condition. Despite clear rules in most rental contracts, a minority of poorly-behaved tenants cause huge amounts of problems for the owners...
HomeRenter, an online lettings platform, launches today in London. The platform offers landlords and tenants a one-stop-shop for managing the entire rental process. HomeRenter aims to create an Airbnb-style marketplace for the UK’s private rental sector, without the traditional estate...