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Nigel Lewis

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
A BBC investigation into one company following the suicide of a ‘student’ who sank £13,000 into debt after attending one of its courses, may be the tipping point for government and industry action.
Debate in parliament today included calls for government not to ignore shared rented homes, HMOs and smaller tower blocks when framing new legislation. MPs are urging the Government to take buildings under 11...
The financial pressures on landlords created by the recently introduced tenant fees ban is, as predicted, forcing up rents. Tenants are finding it tougher than ever to negotiate a rent reduction following the tenant...
Probatepropertyhub.co.uk claims to be a credible alternative to auctions but loads a lot of the costs on to the buyer rather than the seller. A new online platform connecting property buyers and solicitors aims to...
Landlords selling investment properties used to have between 10 and 22 months to pay their Capital Gains Tax bill, but this has now been drastically cut. Property owners are being warned not to...
Huge gap between expectations of short-lets platform users and the safety and regulation being delivered is shocking, a survey has shown. The gap between consumer expectation and delivery on safety in the short-lets Airbnb-dominated...
After eight years of shrinking or static yields, three key government political and regulatory initiatives have unintentionally begun to push them up again. London landlords are seeing an increase in yields from their...
Investors who lose money on risky property investments, can now claim their losses against tax following a First-tier Tribunal ruling. Off-plan property buyers now have more confidence to invest in potentially risky developments after...
Landlords had been sent a bewildering 27-number reference for tenants in receipt of Universal Credit, but the problem has now been solved after the mistake was pointed. The Department of Work and...
Main organisation representing lawyers in the UK says plans will increase tenant security but makes no mention of likely backlogs it will create within court system. The Law Society has backed the government’s...