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Consumer Law: The consumer law rules apply when a ‘supplier’ provides a product or services to a ‘consumer’. If you are a letting agent then you are a ‘supplier’ to landlords and tenants. If you are a landlord you are...
Landlords targeted: Neil O’Brien, Conservative MP for Harborough and a former adviser to Theresa May and George Osborne, says: “Choke buy-to-let to help deliver home ownership for young voters” in a recent article for the FT. The Conservatives are desperately trying...
Landlord Gas Checks: The seventh annual Gas Safety Week (18th - 24th September) sees organisations across the UK private rented sector (PRS) working together, to raise awareness of the dangers of poorly maintained gas appliances, which can cause gas leaks,...
The National Landlord Investment Show, the UK’s leading platform to connect landlords and investors with suppliers in the buy-to-let market, will arrive in Kent for its fifth year on 26th September 2017. Taking place at the Kent Event Centre,...
Housing Benefit: National Housing Federation (NHF) Chief Executive, David Orr, claims that Tory cuts to affordable homes are responsible for the UK housing crisis, but this is refuted by the Residential Landlords Association. The NHF, which opens its annual conference next...
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Remember the Rules: Tenancy deposits were introduced in April 2007 under the Housing Act 2004. The legislation was so badly drafted at the time that it has, following several test cases, most notably Superstrike Ltd vs. Marino Rodrigues and...
Alternative Finance: Research from Legal & General and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) has found that the “Bank of Mum and Dad” will this year support youngsters to the tune of around £6.5 billion, lending to first-time-buyer...
New TDS Tenancy Guide: The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) has just launched its timely new guide for agents, landlords and tenants on how to set-up and end a tenancy correctly, avoiding the minimum of fuse and deposit disputes. With record numbers...
The latest Private Rented Sector (PRS) report from the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA Propertymark) shows that landlords are responding to the squeeze on their income by passing on at least some of their increasing costs, by way...
Personal injury: There are some instances when a landlord could be held liable for injuries suffered by a tenant (or a guest) while on the property. We explain everything you need to know below... Landlords have a general duty of care...