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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
As the government prepares to introduce a housing court, LandLordZone looks at the existing Scottish system to see what the future holds. The government’s plans to introduce a dedicated housing court in England will...
Rental market data covering before and after the fees ban shows small reductions in yields which, it is claimed, have been kept to a minimum by landlords putting rents up. Many landlords and industry...
Ferrari-driving Mark Fortune appears in court after he admitted both making threats against a tenant and various rental frauds. A notorious rogue landlord is waiting to discover whether he faces prosecution under the Proceeds...
Results are in from the latest LandlordZone poll of our readers and forum users to find gauge your attitudes to the year ahead. Despite estate agents heralding a ‘Boris bounce’ in the housing market,...
Small fortunes have been spent trying to persuade self-managing landlords to use online platforms, but are they really needed? We asked one tech CEO to make his elevator pitch. Hundreds of millions of pounds...
Case of abusive tenant angered by unreturned deposit after he failed referencing highlights how landlords need to know the new deposit regulations inside out. The Property Ombudsman is advising landlords and lettings agents...
The Greater Manchester town of Oldham has taken the unusual step of fining the landlords en-masse, who will each have to pay approximately £800 in fines and other costs. Five landlords in Oldham...
The new regulations mean that landlords must return cash to tenants if the deposit for a renewing tenancy exceeds five weeks’ rents. The tenant fees ban and its restrictions on rental deposit size are...
Industry players gathered at parliament last night to find out the latest news about greater regulation of the private rented sector, including LandlordZone. Many landlords may not realise it but they and many of...
Lettings agency industry association ARLA Propertymark claims its research shows Airbnb is damaging traditional rental market. Airbnb has dismissed the findings of a new report that predicts nearly half a million properties could...