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
It’s good news if you’re a landlord or investor with or looking to add to a property portfolio in the North.
Housing secretary James Brokenshire is to set out plans to give tenants greater security in their homes.
Retailer Sainsbury’s Bank is launching into buy-to-let lending with a range of two and five-year fixes solely through its growing panel of mortgage advisers.
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
Tomorrow (6 April) introduces the enforcement of banning orders for rogue landlords and letting agents, and the introduction of a database logging their transgressions.
The time is almost upon us; as of April 1st, all residential and commercial rental properties must conform to the new Energy Efficiency Standards. The regulations impact both residential and commercial landlords, so we’ve put together a guide to help you … Continue reading