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Nigel Lewis

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Nigel Lewis is a property writer and editor with a 27-year track record working for national newspapers, magazines, websites and also leading content media agencies and portals. nigeljameslewis@hotmail.com
Nearly 20% of Welsh landlords have struggled to pay their outgoings when tenants have failed to pay their rent during lockdown, it has been revealed. A Rent Smart Wales survey of 1,343 landlords found...
Airbnb has defended its bid to top up its host and landlords’ finances with personalised kindness cards and a cash bonus so guests can say thank you. The lettings platform has been widely attacked...
YouTube is littered with videos by property gurus discussing with varying levels of expertise and probity how to apply for business Bounce Back loans and - in some but not all cases - implying indirectly that that...
Welsh landlords are to miss out on a property tax handout aimed at helping first-time and cash-strapped buyers in the region. In a similar move to the Scottish government last week, Welsh finance minister...
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has ordered a review of the Capital Gains Tax (CGT) system amid fears that he is to claw back some of the £188.7 billion the government has spent propping up the economy during the...
Ministers have until Thursday (16th July) to bring in new laws preventing a wave of homelessness across the country, the Labour party has claimed. Shadow housing secretary Thangam Debbonaire believes the tight parliamentary timetable...
Are you a letting agent who has either been away from the game for a while during Covid or who wants to continue your professional development? Then HF Assist is offering agents a three-and-a-half...
Minister for Rough Sleeping and Housing Luke Hall has today urged landlords and letting agents to play their part in ensuring discrimination against tenants in receipt of benefits is stamped out. The minister’s comments...
A council in Northamptonshire is the latest to offer private landlords a raft of generous incentives to accept or retain vulnerable tenants in a scheme labelled a ‘sticking plaster’ by critics. Kettering Council’s scheme,...
Government plans for a pre-action protocol to help regulate possession proceedings within the private rented sector will fail to prevent a cliff edge in evictions once the ban is lifted, London mayor Sadiq Khan has claimed.