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Right-to-Rent: Landlords are to be given a major role in a court case considering the future of the Government’s Right-to-Rent scheme.  The Government has decided to appeal against...
Illegal Sub-letting: London landlords with properties in Mayfair, Knightsbridge and Belgravia are being targeted by gangs of criminals who rent their luxury homes. They invariably pay not rent, but let them out to...
Inheritance Tax: Most landlords have a keen interest in the inheritance tax regime and how efficiently they may be able to pass on their assets to the next generation. With the average...
Buy-to-Let Mortgages: Mortgage lenders have been reducing their lending rates, providing some cheap mortgage deals to keep landlords in the market. Over the last couple of years, landlords found themselves operation in a...
Notice Periods: The Welsh Government is planning a major reform to their no-fault eviction notice. It would mean that the Welsh equivalent of Section 21 (Section 173 of the Renting Homes...
Landlords’ Tax: There has been a substantial number of buy-to-let landlords admitting that they have paid no tax on their rental income – they have failed to declare to HMRC on an...
On Monday 8 July, Paul Shamplina and his team at Landlord Action will once again appear on Channel 5’s ‘Nightmare Tenants Slum Landlords’, this time highlighting the need for better fraud detection when it comes to referencing. Paul Shamplina says letting...
House Prices: With the S&P 500 up 16.2% and the FTSE 100 up 10.2 in the last 6 months, the focus for investors has recently be back on the stock markets, but can it last?
Rent Increases: With the introduction of the tenant fees ban through the Government’s Tenant Fees Act 2019, which became effective from the 1st of June, it was almost inevitable that agents would...
Private Landlords: Following a representation from after hearing from The National Landlords Association, the government has delivered a sharp rebuke to Labour-controlled Hull city council that it was found to be “unfairly penalising” private landlords.