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Inventories: The government plans to reform housing redress for private landlords and tenants by introducing a Housing Complaints Resolution Service. One inventory company argues that any such...
Client Money Protection: All private rented property agents will have to sign up to a government-backed scheme protecting renters’ and landlords’ money under new laws unveiled yesterday (7 March 2019). With a deadline...
Energy efficiency: The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has estimated that average private landlord will have to spend around £26,300 over the next 30 years to bring their properties up to carbon neutral...
Build-to-Rent: A major boost to the government’s build-to-rent expansion strategy is being achieved as US based Viventi Capital Management has appointed Hampshire based FirstPort property management group as their build-to-rent (BTR) partner in...
Tenant fraud: In just 2 months at the start of 2019 fraudsters posing as private residential landlords have blatantly stolen £20,000 from unsuspecting tenants seeking new accommodation. The scam involves the fraudsters...
Rent Control: Campaigners for Living Rent, Scotland’s tenants’ union are calling for Scotland-wide rent controls to alleviate hardship for Scottish private tenants. Living Rent says that...
Property Values: Recent years have seen the surprising spectacle of property owners making more money from their properties than they have from their main occupations.  By the happy coincidence of buying a house...
Fire Safety: The effectiveness of having working smoke alarms was shown just how vital it is to the residents’ safety in a house fire incident. This was in a rental...
Energy Performance: With the introduction last year of new energy performance standards for thousands of rental properties, many of these being older properties and HMOs, you don’t need a rocket scientist to...
Retail Landlords: With shopping centres and high street retailers going through torrid times, so it’s hardly surprising at this time that Intu, one of their largest shopping centre owners, saw a large paper...