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Bank hints at interest rate rise in May

  Bank hints at interest rate rise in May

Interest Rates:

At the last Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting on the 22nd of March the Bank of England committee decided to leave interest rates as they are at 0.5 percent, but it hints at a rise in May, which if it comes would most likely be another quarter percent rise to 0.75 percent.

The…

Landlord borrowers must conform to new EPC regulations

  Landlord borrowers must conform to new EPC regulations

Buy-to-Let Mortgages:

Buy to let lenders will increasingly demand to see that landlord borrowers are complying with the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) regulations which come into force from next month.

From April 2018, a new legal standard for minimum energy efficiency will apply to all rented residential and commercial buildings. The new legal standard…

Reminder of the new rules for Section 21 evictions

  Reminder of the new rules for Section 21 evictions

Section 21 Notices:

Tessa Shepperson of Landlord Law has set out here very clearly the new rules affecting the Section 21 process and the key points you should be aware of when serving s21 notices. It’s very important that landlords to follow these rules to the letter as minor errors will almost certainly result in…

Prison terms for tenant harassment

  Prison terms for tenant harassment

Illegal Eviction:

Two Sheffield landlords were handed out suspended prison sentences for illegally evicting their tenant, after a judge tells them “landlords are not above the law”,

Mark Cashin and Rory Taylor were told by the judge that some “landlords think they're above the law, but they're not”, before he sentenced the two men for…

Landlord On Your Feet

  Landlord On Your Feet

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Energy efficiency deadline for landlords on Sunday

  Energy efficiency deadline for landlords on Sunday

EPC Deadline:

The deadline for meeting the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) falls on Sunday 1st of April (Easter Sunday), but according to ARLA Propertymark there are still thousands of landlords either not aware of the new rules or haven’t as yet done anything about them.

From next Sunday all rented properties on new…

Landlord Law Conference 2018 - the easy way to get up to date with the law

  Landlord Law Conference 2018 - the easy way to get up to date with the law

Landlord Law:

As you will know if you have been reading the LandlordZONE® news postings - there are going to be quite a few legal changes this year.  And that following on from several years when we have had a succession of new rules and procedures - and new penalties!

It's not surprising that landlords…

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