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Rent Controls: The controversial issue of rent controls, as proposed by Labour and the Mayor of London, divide opinion in both the tenant and the landlord communities. Most landlords are against, while for tenants...
Agent Registration: Three agents were expelled from The Property Ombudsman Scheme (TPO) in October after owing their landlords substantial amounts of money. With fines totalling just short of £20,000, the...
High Street Retail: Yet another struggling retailer is looking to close stores, with a possible loss of the company’s 500 employees’ jobs if all the shops were to fold. Even Dragons Den star and serial business...
Rents: Zoopla the online property listing service says that renting in the UK has become more affordable, on average, as rents are rising at half the level of earnings growth. The latest Rental Market...
Fraud: Criminals have been sentenced for money laundering after fraudulent rental payments. Three London criminals have been sentenced after pleading guilty to money laundering in April 2019. Two criminals were sentenced...
Inventories: Is there something about celebrities that makes them a petty bad tenancy risk? One landlord recently fond that out the hard way when he rented a property to popstar and former X Factor judge Tulisa...
The colder weather is here again, it’s that time of year coming; you feel that cold chill in the air, the snow and ice will soon arrive, and you know its time to get out that winter coat, scarf...
Rogue landlord: A year-long pursuit by Worcester Council led to a nearly £3,000 fine for an HMO landlord. Mohammed Rafiq had repeatedly failed to install proper safety measures in his property after having been warned...
Fire Safety: As a landlord it is your responsibility to keep your tenants safe and secure, with fire safety being amongst one of the most important areas to consider. Landlords should not underestimate their legal responsibilities...
Abolishing Section 21: The law firm Devonshires says that the Government should exempt social housing from its plans to abolish the assured shorthold tenancy regime, claiming that the proposals could “inadvertently reduce the supply of homes for rent.”