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Almost one year on from its introduction, 40 per cent of UK landlords are still unaware of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) leaving them at risk of committing a civil offence and being forced to pay tenants three times...
Local Housing Allowance (LHA) is set to golive on 7 April 2008, for tenants in the deregulated private sector. Essentially, LHA is a new way of calculating Housing Benefit based on the area in which the customer lives and the...
New-to-the market sellers raised their average asking prices again last month to £239,655, an increase of 0.8%, in spite of the credit crunch resulting in a more stringent mortgage environment. Average prices being sought by new sellers are less...
The biggest issue facing property investors with a growing portfolio is the huge amount of paperwork they have to deal with. Property management software firm Property Portfolio Software has analysed three years’ worth of feedback from its customers. And it identified...
Landlords operating within the private rented sector are being encouraged to start marketing their properties with Energy Performance Certificates before the mandatory date of 1st October 2008. The National Association of Registered Home Inspectors (NARHI) believes there is a number...
The government has launched an independent review of the private rented sector in England, which it hopes will improve conditions for landlords and tenants. There are now almost 2.6 million homes in England being rented from over half a million...
With property prices cooling, most people are reluctant to invest in residential property. Leading property expert David Lawrenson argues that NOW is precisely the moment to act and invest in buy-to-let because a slower housing market means there are...
One of the key factors of Alistair Darling’s pre-Budget Report was the proposal to dramatically change Capital Gains Tax. The detailed rules have just been announced and it is confirmed that Taper Relief is to be abolished and the...
Do you want to know your rights? Then the BBC would like to talk to you about a new show that could help. Maybe: * You're having a row with your neighbour and things are getting heated. * Your flatmate owes you £1,000 but...
The deadline for tax returns is looming. If you are a residential landlord and have insulated your rental properties, you can reduce your income tax bill by claiming a deduction against your profits of up to £1,500 per property. The...