Rents in the UK’s private rented sector (PRS) increased by 1.3 per cent in the 12 months, despite George Osborne’s assault including the Stamp Duty premium and the change in the tax treatment of mortgage interest.
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As part of the Government’s bid to further crack down on rogue landlords and letting agents, they have promised that the removal of Section 21 will be helpful to vulnerable tenants and make renting fairer. But will it?
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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.
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Landlords who have not applied for a HMO license, following the deadline on 1st October, must act now to ensure compliance. The biggest change impacting landlords has seen the abolishing of the requirement for HMO to consist of three storeys … Continue reading
A report by the National Landlord Association (NLA) has revealed that, 18 months after regulatory changes that shook the buy-to-let market, 55% of landlords are still unaware of what exactly has changed.
Auctions are one of the most varied, interesting and yet risky methods of buying property. They are a great way to avoid the lengthy and uncertain buying process, and there is always the potential to walk away with a … Continue reading