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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
The Nationwide has recorded a ‘surprising’ 12th consecutive rise in house prices, maintaining the year-on-year figure in double-digit territory. Its index reveals that house prices increased by 0.1% last month, pushing annual house price...
A landlord in East London is to pay two of her former tenants just over £12,000 after a rent repayment order (RRO) tribunal judge said she had ‘at times bullied’ the pair and ‘verged on threatening behaviour’.
A challenger utilities provider has claimed that HMO landlords can solve their tenants’ mounting bill payment challenges by using tech. Glide, which has a fast-spreading network of its own broadband cables around the UK...
Official guidance on smoke detectors in rented homes has been updated by the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities ahead of the October 1st changes announced previously. From that date onwards landlords will...
Leeds has the highest number of student properties in the UK, according to new research. Website money.co.uk analysed the biggest university towns and cities, giving Leeds, which has five universities and one of the...
LandlordZONE readers are being asked to complete a short survey on the Government’s plans to abolish Section 21 ‘no fault’ evictions. Outlined within the recent Fairer Renting White Paper, the government plans to prevent...
Barnet Council is reintroducing borough-wide HMO licensing in a bid to improve property standards despite less than impressive figures in its previous additional licensing scheme. According to one of the respondents in the consultation...
Two landlords who failed to repair a serious leak in their tenants’ bathroom causing the ceiling to collapse have been fined more than £4,000 each. Lewisham council housing officers served Felicia Ifeobikwu and Michael Okoroafor with...
Repossessions by landlords of private rented homes have increased by 1,487% year on year, latest figures from evictions specialist Landlord Action reveal. The staggering figure, which includes England and Wales, reflects the resuming of...
MPs have launched a probe into the government’s planned private rented sector reforms. The Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee is calling for landlords, tenants and local councils to comment on proposals set out...