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Tenants’ Fee Ban: Following on from the tenants’ fee ban which came into force in England 1st June 2019, a similar fee ban came into force in Wales on the 1st September 2019. It applies to...
After 10 weeks of voting, Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance have been named finalists in the “Best Landlord Insurance Provider” category at the Insurance Choice Awards 2019. The awards are voted for entirely by consumers,...
Right-to-Buy: In a continuing war on buy-to-let landlords, Labour’s shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, has said he could give tenants the chance to buy their rented homes from their landlords at a discounted price....
Local Housing Allowance: Crisis, the homelessness charity, is calling for the government to restore housing benefit to its former levels to prevent thousands from becoming homeless. Restoring the levels of housing benefit, otherwise...
Fees Ban: Since the introduction of the tenant’s fees ban in England in June there’s been a boost in the number of new tenancy applications, but rents have been rising as landlords are unwilling or unable...
Breaking News: The RLA and NLA are joining forces to form the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA); together they will represent over 80,000 landlords. The result is an organisation with immensely increased fire-power when influencing parliament, much...
Rent Increases: The direct effect of the Tenant Fees Ban is playing out in the form of renting increases, where the costs are simply being transferred from fees to rents, as was widely...
Buy-to-Let: Research carried out by international research group BVA BDRC, a consumer insight consultancy headquartered in Paris, finds that a record number of landlords are planning to sell their rental properties in the next 12 months.
Pest Control: In Britain, bed bugs are a relatively recent phenomenon. Most people in Britain have never seen one or even heard of anyone reporting an infestation, though now that seems to be changing.
Disability Access: Providing accommodation that is suitable for tenants living with a disability in the Private Rented Sector could be a profitable niche market for landlords. But landlords should be...