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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. nigellewis67@gmail.com
Online letting agents now have 35% of the private sector market, with many landlords happy to forgo trips to their local high street office to meet agents face-to-face. Online comparison site Rentround collated data...
Airbnb is to make it easier for local authorities to identify hosts who break local laws and has chosen Scotland as one of its initial pilot areas. Its new City Portal aims to address...
A leading Northern Ireland landlord has caused a storm after suggesting that families who live in student areas should leave if they don’t like the partying antics of their undergraduate neighbours. Speaking on BBC...
Landlords have been promised better service when buying or selling property following the launch of an industry initiative. The Home Buying and Selling Group (HBSG) forum, which is attended by representatives from estate agency,...
The challenge faced by both landlords and tenants from phishing scams has been laid bare following the latest agent expulsion revealed today by the Property Redress Scheme. The company is Rotherham-based lettings agency Matthew...
Landlord leader Ben Beadle has joined the chorus of calls urging Touchstone Education to show compassion to a sick woman fighting the property training firm for a refund. The woman paid Touchstone £13,000 but...
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a new package of business support measures to boost the economy when the furlough scheme ends in October. This should be good news for landlords, whose tenants are likely...
Another Welsh politician has waded into the debate over the proliferation of Airbnbs in the country, calling for them to be banned. Plaid Cymru’s candidate for Aberconwy in next year’s Senedd election, Cynghorydd Llanrwst councillor...
Governments have an unerring knack for making relatively simple situations complex, and the current evictions ban is no exception. So landlords can be forgiven if they feel bewildered by...
A peer hoping to extend the notice period to six months for all tenants who have faced eviction since the Coronavirus pandemic began, rather than just those served notice after August, has lost her bid during a...