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“There’s a lack of understanding about the student market,” asserts Andy Simpson (main picture), chair of the York Residential Landlords Association, whose group wants to educate Whitehall ministers pushing for periodic tenancies as part of the proposed...
Fed-up landlord Sue is quitting the sector – and taking a hit on her pension plan – after being ground down by anti-landlord rhetoric and red tape. In a...
“I won’t win every landlord so I might as well teach them how to do things properly,” explains Portsmouth-based investor and entrepreneur Tom Soane (main picture), who runs landlord workshops as well as the popular Anonymous Landlord...
The cost of living crisis shows no signs of easing so it’s not surprising that our data has revealed that tenants are staying put for longer, unwilling to risk rent increases and uncertainty over unsecured accommodation.
The long-awaited Government White Paper, ‘A Fairer Private Rented Sector’, has finally been released which, amongst other significant changes to the sector, confirms the abolition of Section 21 and starts to map out the future of evictions.
“We have had enough of experts” has become the mantra for poor policy decisions and the modus operandi for governments focused on ideology and process rather than well-informed and well-developed housing policy delivery, the outcome of which...
It may have gone unnoticed by many landlords that Boris Johnson made one of the most extraordinary attacks on the sector in living memory last week. And it is fair to say, one of...
While in England the housing minister Eddie Hughes has just ruled out rent controls, in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic, the governments there are still pursuing a policies of rent controls with a vengeance,...
Banning Section 21 ‘no fault’ evictions will not reform how landlords take possession of properties but instead force them to use another mechanism to tenants’ detriment, TV star and Landlord Action founder Paul Shamplina has warned.
Traditional property auctions may never return after being scrapped during Covid, according to one top auctioneer, who says going virtual has led to many more people wanting to take part. Director of Auction House...