Tenants receiving Universal Credit have gone into rent arrears whilst in tenancies of almost two-thirds of private landlords according to the Residential Landlords Association.
Manchester Council have launched a consultation regarding a plan to increase council tax on empty properties in 2019.
On behalf of the entire team at Abode Property Management, we would like to wish all our landlords and property investors a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Our office will close over the festive period from Friday … Continue reading
For many tenants, saving up the deposit for their rental property is one of the most challenging aspects when it comes to renting. As the middle man between tenants and landlords, Abode know that deposits are a difficult subject particularly … Continue reading
As the festive period approaches, the days continue to shorten and the mercury plunges, one of every landlord’s main adversaries sets to take its toll on many unprepared rental properties. Winter. Since extreme winter conditions can heavily impact rental properties, … Continue reading
Caps on security deposits are to be reduced from the equivalent of six weeks of rent to five in new legislation going through Parliament. The Government have confirmed that rentals of less than £50,000 annually will see deposits cut to … Continue reading
Despite tax revenue from residential property seeing its usual annual rise between July and September, total tax revenue in the first nine months of 2018 across England and Wales was 9.5% lower than a year ago, according to the latest … Continue reading
Since April this year, landlords who own some of the most inefficient properties in the private rental sector have been required to improve these issues with energy efficiency measures, with support available to cover the costs. Under new measures announced following … Continue reading
As part of the Government’s plans to enforce the upcoming lettings fee ban, a new lead enforcement authority will be established for the private rental sector. According to the draft Tenant Fees Bill, which is currently moving through the House of … Continue reading
The Autumn Budget 2018 saw Chancellor Phillip Hammond restrain himself from tinkering too much with landlord tax. Opening the Budget, Chancellor Hammond stated he believed that it would ‘open a new chapter in in our country’s economic future’. On the … Continue reading