The government has temporarily adjusted the process for carrying out right to rent checks due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, allowing checks to be carried out over video calls and tenants to supply scanned copies or photos of documents rather … Continue reading
A proposal by the Government sets out detailed regulations for enforcing five year mandatory electrical safety checks in the rental sector.
Many landlords specify that pets are not permitted in their properties; however the Government are looking to overturn this with official regulations. There are a number of reasons why not all landlords allow for tenants to bring pets into their … Continue reading
New Anti-Money Laundering (AML) rules coming into effect early next year will make it the first time letting agents have been subjected to such legislation.
The fast-approaching festive season is the signal to begin winding down for the New Year; welcoming in vast changes to the political landscape but also the beginning of a new decade. Every single resident of the United Kingdom is set … Continue reading
The number of buy-to-let mortgaged properties repossessed in the third quarter of 2019 is reportedly up compared to previous annual figures. So how as a landlord can you work to prevent increasing this statistic with your own property?
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has announced that a new £3.8 million fund will help local councils to crack down on rogue landlords; but there’s a catch.
The Residential Landlord Association (RLA) is calling for a new, properly funded housing court to make the process of obtaining justice for landlords and tenants more efficient. But should this become a reality?
The Residential Landlords Association is encouraging buy-to-let landlords to avoid following new guidance by the Government on its controversial Right-To-Rent scheme
An independent review into the use and effectiveness of Selective Licensing has seen the suggestion that landlords should be made to sign a national register.