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The Chancellor went fairly easy on landlords in today’s budget, announcing an extended stamp duty holiday, but no immediate change to Corporation Tax or Capital Gains Tax. To ease the stampede to complete purchases...
Property experts have largely welcomed yesterday’s budget for not being the raid on the buy-to-let market that many had expected, however, Rishi Sunak has come under fire from those who believe he ignored the private rental sector.
Landlords should think carefully about the location of their next purchase to avoid the rush of residential buyers trying to beat the stamp duty deadline. Despite the tax holiday having been extended until the...
A rogue landlord who rented out an HMO where children slept in cupboards has been banned from letting houses for four years. As we reported last March, Deepak Singh Sachdeva, of Moresby Avenue in...
Bailiff evictions are facing delays and extra expense as thousands of already sanctioned warrants tick over the 12 months mark following the multiple ‘ban extensions’ announced by the government since the pandemic started. This...
The Church of England has said that parish churches should get more involved in local housing issues across England and has given landlord licensing its blessing. Its Commission on Housing, Church and Community argues that...
A cladding remediation service has been set up to help leaseholders and landlords struggling to navigate the Building Safety Fund application process. Cladding Consulting promises to be hands-on during the entire funding journey,...
The independent education complaints adjudicator has rejected a student’s rent refund claim after they moved out of their student accommodation at the start of the pandemic. In a case likely to set a precedent...
House prices surged by 0.7% in February, taking economists by surprise and reversing the 0.2% decline recorded the previous month. The Nationwide’s house price index shows the annual rate of house price growth rebounded...
If you’re a landlord in the UK at the moment, chances are the letting agency managing your property has changes hands over the past year. Because the Covid pandemic has prompted one of the...