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Recent Landlord News

Recent landlord news.

Letting agent redress schemes (LARS) and the Property Redress Scheme

Property Redress Scheme

Letting agent redress schemes (LARS) Complain to an independent redress scheme if your agent does not resolve a complaint about their service regarding your rental property. What is a (LARS) letting agent redress scheme? This scheme can resolve disputes between property agents and their customers regarding rental property. Both property managers, landlords and tenants can complain to a scheme. The …

Managing Finances of Your Rental Property

Rental Property

How to Manage rental property finances The main goal of most rental property owners is to have a stable income and profit. As a real estate investor, there are loads of things that need to be kept in mind to achieve a profitable and successful rental business. Even though rental business is considered as a passive income business, rental business …

Is our housing market about to crash?

UK housing market market crash

Coronavirus UK – Will Our Housing Market Crash 2021? Until very recently, the UK housing market was at its strongest before the EU referendum. It is good to be optimistic; however, we must not delude ourselves to the reality of a pending financial crisis due to the Coronavirus. Few commentators, nevertheless, are making upbeat predictions for our housing market performance …

Key facts about tax for furnished holiday lettings owners

holiday letings tax

Tax for furnished holiday lettings   The ongoing British “staycation boom” is welcome news for furnished holiday lettings (FHL) property owners throughout the UK. Although international travel restrictions brought by the COVID-19 pandemic have been a key driver in 2021, the UK furnished holiday lettings market has shown strong, growing demand for years. That is expected to continue.  The UK furnished …

Landlord Electrical Safety inspection report (EICR) 2021 Guide

Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations

What is an EICR? It is an abbreviation for an electrical installation condition report (EICR). The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 came into force on 1 June 2020. It and applies to all tenancies created on or after that date in England from 1 July 2020. The regulation requires residential properties to have a …

How to deal with a tenant deposit dispute | Fair deposit deductions 2021

deposit deductions

Tenant Deposit dispute & deposit deducts: Introduction After the tenant has successfully paid the deposit, the landlord needs to protect the deposit in a government-backed tenant deposit protection scheme. Even if the tenant has paid part of the deposit and not paid the remainder promised deposit you must protect within 30 days what you have received. Many landlords make the …

Ark Compliance Platform for Landlords: It’s Free


Ark Compliance Ark Compliance is a hassle-free way to track and store all your essential compliance documents. Designed specifically for landlords, Ark Compliance will automatically detect which documents you have uploaded and remind you when they’re due for renewal. And even better – it’s FREE! Ark Compliance is the #1 place for landlords to know they’re compliant and comes with a raft …

Forfeiture of lease – Forfeiting Commercial lease under COVID-19


Forfeiture of Lease 2021 It is possible for a landlord to unwittingly lose the right to forfeiture of lease by taking steps that recognise the continued existence of the lease. This is where the landlord or an agent acts explicitly by recognising the continued existence of the lease and communicating this to the tenant. However, under the Coronavirus emergency legislation, …

Best landlord insurance for multiple properties | 2021

Best landlord insurance for multiple properties | 2021 1

How do I insure multiple rental properties? With multi-property landlord rental property insurance, it is easier to manage and is likely to be cheaper. Some insurers do offer Landlord insurance policies that are one policy that covers all your rental properties. You will be able to choose the levels of cover you require that best suits your need. Public liability …

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