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Latest trending landlords news for England, Wales & Scotland covering topics like eviction, rent arrears, and property prices including the economy.

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 …

Government announces Deposits to be capped at maximum five weeks rent

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has issued the following article; The government Private renters are set to benefit from new measures reducing the amount tenants have to pay up front to secure a home. Private renters are set to benefit from new measures reducing the amount tenants have to pay up front to secure a home from …

The Latest Landlord Advice UK Guidance on Universal Credit and Rent Recovery

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Latest newsletter for landlords from DWP The Department for Work and Pensions has published the latest newsletter for landlords who let properties to tenants who are in receipt of Universal Credit. You can read The Department for Work and Pensions Guidance on Universal Credit and rented housing: Guidance for landlords here for more information. Recovering Rent Arrears and Service Charges …

Landlord Insurance Building – Content Insurance etc

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Landlord insurance – Building Insurance – Tenant content Insurance – Rent Guarantee – Landlord Content Insurance As a landlord you have responsibilities. It is not just about keeping your tenants safe and content.  You of course also want to ensure your investment is safe. That’s why, whether it’s the first time you’re looking for landlord insurance, or you just want …

Know Thy Occupier…..Or Risk a Cannabis Farm on your Land

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Know Thy Occupier Let’s set the scene first…. A bare licence for land with stabling for 2 horses on a personal licence only, (so very limited rights for the licensee and gives the licensor far more flexibility). Fast forward to 10 years continued occupation, a nominal licence fee paid and everyone seemingly on good relations. Client wants the land back …

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