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Recent Landlord News

Recent landlord news.

Quiet Enjoyment and Noisy Work where do you stand as a Landlord?

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Timothy Taylor Ltd v Mayfair House Corporation and another [2016] EWHC 1075 (Ch) The tenant operated a high-class art gallery from the ground floor and basement of a five-storey building in Mayfair. Under the 20 years lease, the landlord reserved an express right to alter or rebuild the building, even if the gallery (or its use or enjoyment) was materially affected. It …

A Guide To Tax Changes Impacting Landlords

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Landlord Tax One in 10 people now own a second house.  Yet, despite it being a fruitful investment, tax legislation surrounding landlords remains largely unclear. Taxes associated with buy-to-let property are collectively known as ‘landlord tax’. To make matters more complicated, such legislation is varied and complete, comprehensive advice is scarce. With that being the case, we thought it would …

Latest Trends In The Buy To Let Market

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3 Major Trends In The Buy To Let Market As mortgage advisors, we’re constantly providing advice to buy to let landlords and the trends that we’re noticing. 2019 will see a lot of changes in the lettings industry so we’ve put this guide together in anticipation of what it means for landlords. 1. Rental increases. The ban on letting agent …

Landlords need to be aware of Rules for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO)

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The Government have a new set of rules for landlords with respect to houses of multiple occupation. These have been in place as of the 1st of October 2018. The new rules work alongside further legislation from the last five years. Put in place by the Government. The letting Industry has had to deal with two lots of legislation every year for …

All Landlords will be required to join a redress scheme

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James Brokenshire the Communities Secretary has today announced that private landlords will be legally required to become members of a redress scheme. Landlords who are required to register, but fail to do so could face a fine of up to £5,000. Redress scheme for Landlords All private landlords in the UK are to be forced to join a redress scheme …

Property Investors using social media platform for faster transactions

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My Backyard property platform is exciting the investment community as investors around the globe have signed up on the platform and already networking to find opportunities and speed up transactions. The platform as a single global real-estate OTC exchange, run on blockchain, is truly unique. Its raison d’être is to speed up transactions & create value through greater connectivity. Network …

10 Mistakes Inexperienced Landlords Make

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Avoid common mistakes inexperienced landlords make Being a Landlord especially with the recent legislation and tax changes that have come into force in the last 3 years have made being a landlord difficult and unattractive. 1. Getting a good tenant  You may want to find a tenant quickly so rent starts to roll in, however, don’t act in haste and …

The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill has passed through parliament

The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill

Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act A new law that will help to raise standards in rented homes in the UK and give tenants more powers to hold their landlord to account for renting substandard properties. Under the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act, landlords of both social and private rented properties must make sure that their properties meet certain …

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