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Legal Issues: signing an agreement as a deed

Legal Issues: signing an agreement as a deed

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A tenancy agreement is just like any other contract, so as soon as both tenant and landlord have signed the agreement, it becomes a legally binding contract.

Labour manifesto sets deadline for more energy efficient PRS

Labour manifesto sets deadline for more energy efficient PRS

News

Private rented homes will have to meet minimum energy efficiency standards by 2030 if Labour get the keys to Number 10 next month.

Farage will push for urgent repeal of Section 24

Farage will push for urgent repeal of Section 24

News

Reform UK wants mortgage interest tax relief brought back as part of ‘critical reforms’ suggested by the party following the general election.

Legal appeal aims to protect landlords' postal rights

Legal appeal aims to protect landlords' postal rights

News

The NRLA has stepped in to help fight a legal battle over whether it is acceptable for vital rental documents to be served by post.

COMMENT: Aiming for net zero makes good business sense

COMMENT: Aiming for net zero makes good business sense

Opinion

Increasing the energy efficiency of a property is undoubtedly of value - regardless of the election outcome.

Logbooks should be made compulsory for landlords, claims expert

Logbooks should be made compulsory for landlords, claims expert

News

Landlords could have to start keeping a digital logbook to demonstrate their compliance with energy efficiency measures.

Greens vow to power up plans for warmer rental homes

Greens vow to power up plans for warmer rental homes

News

Green MPs will push for rent controls and tenants’ right to demand energy efficiency improvements if they win more seats in the election.

PRS should be cut dramatically, campaigners tell Martin Lewis

PRS should be cut dramatically, campaigners tell Martin Lewis

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Property expert Julie Ford has called out tenant union Acorn for suggesting the private rented sector should be greatly reduced.

Utilita Homes boss says landlords need more help to retrofit properties

Utilita Homes boss says landlords need more help to retrofit properties

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In a bold appeal to the country’s incoming policymakers, George Walters, Chief Home Services Officer at Utilita Energy, is urging political parties to prioritise helping landlords to retrofit their properties in a bid to make millions of tenants more comfortable

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Legal Issues: signing an agreement as a deed

Legal Issues: signing an agreement as a deed

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News
Podcast
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A tenancy agreement is just like any other contract, so as soon as both tenant and landlord have signed the agreement, it becomes a legally binding contract.

Labour manifesto sets deadline for more energy efficient PRS

Labour manifesto sets deadline for more energy efficient PRS

News
News
Podcast
Opinion
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Private rented homes will have to meet minimum energy efficiency standards by 2030 if Labour get the keys to Number 10 next month.

Farage will push for urgent repeal of Section 24

Farage will push for urgent repeal of Section 24

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News
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Opinion
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Reform UK wants mortgage interest tax relief brought back as part of ‘critical reforms’ suggested by the party following the general election.

Legal appeal aims to protect landlords' postal rights

Legal appeal aims to protect landlords' postal rights

News
News
Podcast
Opinion
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The NRLA has stepped in to help fight a legal battle over whether it is acceptable for vital rental documents to be served by post.

COMMENT: Aiming for net zero makes good business sense

COMMENT: Aiming for net zero makes good business sense

Opinion
News
Podcast
Opinion
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Increasing the energy efficiency of a property is undoubtedly of value - regardless of the election outcome.

Logbooks should be made compulsory for landlords, claims expert

Logbooks should be made compulsory for landlords, claims expert

News
News
Podcast
Opinion
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Landlords could have to start keeping a digital logbook to demonstrate their compliance with energy efficiency measures.

Greens vow to power up plans for warmer rental homes

Greens vow to power up plans for warmer rental homes

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News
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Opinion
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Green MPs will push for rent controls and tenants’ right to demand energy efficiency improvements if they win more seats in the election.

PRS should be cut dramatically, campaigners tell Martin Lewis

PRS should be cut dramatically, campaigners tell Martin Lewis

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News
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Property expert Julie Ford has called out tenant union Acorn for suggesting the private rented sector should be greatly reduced.

Utilita Homes boss says landlords need more help to retrofit properties

Utilita Homes boss says landlords need more help to retrofit properties

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Podcast
Opinion
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In a bold appeal to the country’s incoming policymakers, George Walters, Chief Home Services Officer at Utilita Energy, is urging political parties to prioritise helping landlords to retrofit their properties in a bid to make millions of tenants more comfortable

Legal Issues: signing an agreement as a deed

Legal Issues: signing an agreement as a deed

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A tenancy agreement is just like any other contract, so as soon as both tenant and landlord have signed the agreement, it becomes a legally binding contract.

Labour manifesto sets deadline for more energy efficient PRS

Labour manifesto sets deadline for more energy efficient PRS

News
News
Podcast
Opinion
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Private rented homes will have to meet minimum energy efficiency standards by 2030 if Labour get the keys to Number 10 next month.

Farage will push for urgent repeal of Section 24

Farage will push for urgent repeal of Section 24

News
News
Podcast
Opinion
Sponsored
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Reform UK wants mortgage interest tax relief brought back as part of ‘critical reforms’ suggested by the party following the general election.

Legal appeal aims to protect landlords' postal rights

Legal appeal aims to protect landlords' postal rights

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News
Podcast
Opinion
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The NRLA has stepped in to help fight a legal battle over whether it is acceptable for vital rental documents to be served by post.

COMMENT: Aiming for net zero makes good business sense

COMMENT: Aiming for net zero makes good business sense

Opinion
News
Podcast
Opinion
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Increasing the energy efficiency of a property is undoubtedly of value - regardless of the election outcome.

Logbooks should be made compulsory for landlords, claims expert

Logbooks should be made compulsory for landlords, claims expert

News
News
Podcast
Opinion
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Landlords could have to start keeping a digital logbook to demonstrate their compliance with energy efficiency measures.

Greens vow to power up plans for warmer rental homes

Greens vow to power up plans for warmer rental homes

News
News
Podcast
Opinion
Sponsored
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Green MPs will push for rent controls and tenants’ right to demand energy efficiency improvements if they win more seats in the election.

PRS should be cut dramatically, campaigners tell Martin Lewis

PRS should be cut dramatically, campaigners tell Martin Lewis

News
News
Podcast
Opinion
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Property expert Julie Ford has called out tenant union Acorn for suggesting the private rented sector should be greatly reduced.

Utilita Homes boss says landlords need more help to retrofit properties

Utilita Homes boss says landlords need more help to retrofit properties

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News
Podcast
Opinion
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In a bold appeal to the country’s incoming policymakers, George Walters, Chief Home Services Officer at Utilita Energy, is urging political parties to prioritise helping landlords to retrofit their properties in a bid to make millions of tenants more comfortable

Landlords promised cash incentive under new Tory government

Landlords promised cash incentive under new Tory government

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Groups representing both tenants and landlords have reacted coolly to the Conservative manifesto which was deemed short on new initiatives.

Purpose-built rentals pushed as housing shortage solution

Purpose-built rentals pushed as housing shortage solution

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The British Property Federation has called on the next government to set a bold target of 30,000 new build-to-rent homes a year.

Rent increases slowing, but tenant demand is still outpacing supply

Rent increases slowing, but tenant demand is still outpacing supply

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The latest data shows that rent increases have been slowing but tenant demand still outstrips supply

Official figures confirm Scotland's PRS is shrinking

Official figures confirm Scotland's PRS is shrinking

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The Scottish government has published new evidence that confirms the country’s private rented sector is getting smaller.

Former Tory councillor banned after poor repairs

Former Tory councillor banned after poor repairs

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A former Conservative councillor has been banned from letting properties for two years after repeatedly failing to comply with improvement notices.

Lib Dem manifesto promises renters a fair deal

Lib Dem manifesto promises renters a fair deal

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The Liberal Democrats have vowed to make three-year tenancies the default and to require landlords to achieve an EPC C or above by 2028.

mydeposits and No Letting Go launch strategic partnership

mydeposits and No Letting Go launch strategic partnership

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The UK’s largest provider of property inventory management reporting services, No Letting Go, and mydeposits, which is powered by Total Property, are excited to announce a strategic partnership.

When does a tenancy legally commence?

When does a tenancy legally commence?

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A tenancy agreement between the landlord and the tenant is just like any other contract, it is legally binding on both parties.

Letting agent's contract renewal email spurs author to write book

Letting agent's contract renewal email spurs author to write book

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A private tenant has been inspired to pen her first novel by a contract renewal email sent by a letting agent - and has even named it after the letting platform involved.

Irony of ironies: Gove 'evicted' from his Ministerial home!

Irony of ironies: Gove 'evicted' from his Ministerial home!

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Housing Secretary Michael Gove faces eviction from his government-owned mansion on 5th July, the morning after the election.

HMO group wins gong for changing official tax policy

HMO group wins gong for changing official tax policy

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HMO Reform Group won a Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s annual HMO Awards for its campaigning work to change the law on council tax being imposed on individual HMO rooms.

Labour to help thousands of tenants get on the property ladder

Labour to help thousands of tenants get on the property ladder

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Labour has revealed an uncosted plan to help 80,000 young renters get onto the property ladder, assuming his party gains power atthe General Election.

Next Government 'must fund better enforcement of rogue landlords'

Next Government 'must fund better enforcement of rogue landlords'

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Rogue landlords continue to give the sector a bad name because many councils enforce private rented sector standards weakly or not at all, a new report reveals.

WARNING: 'Bashing landlords will make PRS as bad as social homes'

WARNING: 'Bashing landlords will make PRS as bad as social homes'

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Standards in the PRS will soon fall to those in the social sector if regulation and licensing continues to push smaller landlords out, a leading letting agent and landlord has warned.

Landlords must update their home address or face fines, says judge

Landlords must update their home address or face fines, says judge

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Landlords need to update their home address with their local council’s property licensing department or risk a penalty, an appeal judge has ruled.

Landlords take council to High Court over 'rapacious' licensing fee

Landlords take council to High Court over 'rapacious' licensing fee

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Disgruntled landlords have started legal action against Middlesbrough Council in a bid to squash its upcoming selective licensing scheme.