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Tom Entwistle

Tom Entwistle
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Tom Entwistle has invested in and developed commercial and residential properties since 1979 and later founded LandlordZONE back in 1999. editor@landlordzone.co.uk
The Chancellor yesterday announced that the UK Government is to introduce a new energy saving £2billion Green Homes Grant that will provide up to £5,000 per household for landlords and homeowners designed to make homes more energy-efficient.
On 1 July 2020, the Court of Appeal handed down its decision in Rees v Earl of Plymouth regarding a farm tenancy and the landlord’s reserved right of entry. The case is a...
Landlords were extremely concerned last year over an appeal court ruling that meant Section 21 notices were invalid when a landlord had failed to serve a Gas Safety Certificate at the commencement of the tenancy.
Until now landlords have only had to concern themselves with inspections and the issue of certificates for gas safety - when a gas supply is provided - but now, as from the 1st of July, landlords or...
Hammerson & British Land say they are still hopeful for a “retail rebound” despite struggling with third quarter rent issues, managing to collect just 16% and 36% respectively of the rents due to them for the third...
Agents are seeing an increase in inquiries for out-of-town offices which have adequate car parking and social distancing space within. Covid-19 is forcing a re-think on the ways people will continue to work in...
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enacted by the European Parliament and Council in April 2016 apply in the UK and replace the Data Protection Directive 95/46/ec, Spring 2018 as the primary law regulating how companies protect...
If homeworking or partial homeworking becomes the norm, as we come out of Covid-19 lock-down, vast swathes of city centres could be facing financial ruin, and that’s not to mention the affect on public transport and commercial...
When rent and service changes are not being paid, and when shops have ceased trading or when they become vacant, potentially doubling the insurance premium, landlords need to pay attention to their insurance policies.
With high street administrations and missed rent payments becoming commonplace, commercial property quarterly rent payment days are currently being highlighted in the media, with the last one, June 24th just having passed. Understandably, these deadlines are causing landlords and tenants...