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House prices: The Conservative election victory may produce better days for the housing market, just like the stock market, which has seen a terrific bounce, but there are doubts this can be sustained.
County Courts: Leading Tenant Eviction Law Firm, Landlord Action, says they have numerous cases where court delays and administrative errors mean evictions are taking longer than ever, pushing landlords into further debt. One case has taken nearly a...
Capital Gains Tax: Owners of second homes and buy-to-lets that they have previously lived in should be aware that as from April 2020 the tax relief period allowed against capital against tax (CGT) will...
No-fault evictions: With the confirmation that the no-fault Section 21 process is to be abolished, in the December Queen’s Speech, comes the realisation that landlords and letting agents will need to prepare for a new regime.
Lifetime deposits: As the New Year and new decade approaches, for good or ill, we can expect more changes in the Private Rented Sector (PRS). With the election over, there’s far more certainty...
Buy-to-Let Mortgages: Online mortgage broker Property Master is predicting a fall in the cost of fixed rate buy-to-let mortgages now that the Conservatives have been elected, and a settled Brexit course is set. The...
Price Fixing Cartel: Three Berkshire estate agents have been fined by The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) more than £600,000 for agreeing between themselves to fix minimum commission rates they charged their customers.
Rent Increases: Landlords can perhaps be forgiven for rejoicing at the prospects of an early Christmas present, after all the uncertainty endured pre-election 2019. House prices are expected to grow twice as...
Appliance Fires: Most people will be aware by now that Whirlpool, manufacturer of Hotpoint and Indesit appliances, has recalled 519,000 washing machines that were sold from October 2014 up until last year. This comes only months after...
As a landlord, keeping your tenants and your property safe and secure should be your top priority. While property security is incredibly important all year round, the cover of winter darkness and icy winter weather...