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"Right to Buy" Private Housing: So, we have a general election to navigate in the coming months - and one group who will be watching the opinion polls closer than most will be Britain’s 2.6million landlords...
Private Rented Sector: There's a lot of negativity about landlords around. However, do small-scale private landlords really warrant this negativity and indeed should they be targeted at all? Investing...
Regulations & Landlords: Earlier this month the Tenant Fee Ban was introduced, after much fanfare from the Government. However, it is not the only piece of regulation and policy change set to affect the...
Housing Complaints: The Property Redress Scheme (PRS) has commended the Government’s decision to reform consumer redress in the private rented sector. Following a recent consultation exercise, the Government announced...
Property Surveys: Selling a propertyin Scotland needs home report, a pack of documents that gives potential buyersinformation about a property for sale. ScottishGovernment's home report website Home...
Buy-to-Let Mortgages: Online mortgage broker and comparison website Property Master warns that a landlord’s gains from “shopping around” can be completely wiped out because of arrangement fees. Landlords attracted to keenly-priced fixed rate buy-to-let mortgages could find the gains they make...
Tenant Evictions: Paul Samplina of Landlord Action comments on a recent report issued by Citizens Advice (CA) claiming that tenants who complain about conditions in their rental properties are likely to be served a section 21 eviction notice by their...
Breaking News: Angus Stewart, Chief Executive of online broker, Property Master commenting on today’s news from the Monetary Policy Committee that the base rate would not be increasing said: “It does seem as if we have been marched up the hill...
Holding or Pre-Contract Deposits: I thought it would be a good time to review the situation with Holding Deposits as they are in the news currently, about limiting the amount of the deposit a landlord or agent can take when...
Section 21: Buy-to-Let consultant, author and experienced landlord, David Lawrenson, in this comprehensive article on this subject, thinks that Corbyn’s plans for legislative changes in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) are misguided. Mr Lawrenson says: “Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party has said that...