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Top Blog Spot: The landlord property portal LandlordZONE®, which is a free to access comprehensive resource for landlords and letting agents, has achieved runner-up position after the Residential Landlord Associations’ (RLA) membership website blog in Feedspot’s major UK Landlord Blogs...
Tenant Fees Bill: In an amendment to the Tenant Fees Bill currently passing through Parliament, Labour proposes to amend the new law. It would introduce a cap to make it illegal for any landlord to take a security in excess...
Right to Rent: The High Court (6th June) has given the go ahead for a judicial review to be launched into the Government’s Right to Rent policy. Rolled out across England from February 2017, the scheme requires landlords to check and...
Landlord Tax: The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) is campaigning to get the tax rules changed because it says this is needed to boost the supply of new homes to rent. With the number of homes coming up to let in short...
Rogue Landlord: Yunus Oomerjee, 56, of Framewood Road, Slough illegally converted a Harrow home into eight shoddily-built flats The rogue landlord repeatedly ignored council notices before being found guilty of serious planning and housing safety offences at Harrow Crown Court on...
Rental Property Show: West of England landlords can learn much more about property investment at this Bristol event to be held at the Exhibition and Conference Centre, University of the West of England, Wednesday, June 13, between 11am and 6pm Landlords...
Housing Stock England: Figures just released from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) in their Dwelling Stock Estimates 2017, England, report, show the latest available view of the housing market in England. The figures represent estimates of the...
Right to Rent: The Right to Rent Scheme was introduced in England in February 2016 after a short pilot scheme was run in the west midlands. Since then the Home Office has issued around 400 fines to landlords and agents. The...
Tenant Fees Ban: Last week MPs approved the Tenant Fees Bill on its second reading, indicating there is cross party support for the Bill as it stands. New Housing Secretary, James Brokenshire MP, opening the debate, said that the Bill brings...
Rental Yields April: According to the Your Move rental tracker, average rents in the private rented sector (PRS) across England and Wales remained steady in April, that’s compared with the previous month. They were 4.4% higher than a year ago...