Landlords confused over tenancy agreements

Landlords confused over tenancy agreements

Some landlords are confused over changes to the shorthold tenancy agreements, according to a legal firm.Kirwans believes some landlords are incorrectly issuing Section 21 notices and therefore could b [...]

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29-June-17 Legal News
Government signals end to tenant fees

Government signals end to tenant fees

An end to the charging of tenant fees has been signalled by the government, with this legislative step being announced in the Queen's Speech.   The Draft Tenants' Fees Bill will ban the c [...]

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21-June-17 Legal News
What to do when you can't contact a tenant

What to do when you can't contact a tenant

Whether a tenant has been given notice, needs to agree to a date of an inspection or is late with their rent, not getting a response to your calls, emails or texts can be incredibly frustrating and ma [...]

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31-March-17 Legal News
Property developers want more land dedicated to Build to Rent

Property developers want more land dedicated to Build to Rent

Build to Rent has been seen as the potential future of the private rented sector in the past few months. With the government making it more expensive for people to invest in buy-to-let homes in the af [...]

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09-June-16 Legal News
British landlords now seeking out cheaper properties to purchase

British landlords now seeking out cheaper properties to purchase

The future buying intentions of landlords around the UK has been affected somewhat by the change in taxation laws as of the start of April, with new reports suggesting that those operating in the PRS [...]

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20-May-16 Legal News
Mortgages and price the major concerns for UK residents

Mortgages and price the major concerns for UK residents

Financial issues are the biggest concerns of those who are aspiring to own a home at some point, according to a new survey released by the Home Builders Federation (HBF).It said some of the things tha [...]

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17-May-16 Legal News
Buy-to-let property returns climb by 10% in 12 months

Buy-to-let property returns climb by 10% in 12 months

Landlords across the UK have seen the returns they can achieve from their buy-to-let investments increase markedly over the course of the last 12 months, according to the latest report from the Proper [...]

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13-May-16 Legal News
Landlord confidence in UK property market hits new low

Landlord confidence in UK property market hits new low

Changes to how landlords are taxed at various stages of their investment are having an effect on the confidence they have in the market, according to new research, which suggests it is now dropping.&n [...]

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26-April-16 Legal News
HMRC figures show large rise in sales thanks to Stamp Duty levy

HMRC figures show large rise in sales thanks to Stamp Duty levy

The chancellor's bid to curb spending on buy-to-let properties in the UK saw a large surge in house sales in March as landlords rushed to beat the deadline, new figures released by HM Revenue & [...]

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25-April-16 Legal News
Landlords must keep track of the rise of short-term lets trend

Landlords must keep track of the rise of short-term lets trend

Landlords across the UK who have experience in the PRS will be aware of the problems that can be caused through things like subletting, where a tenant lets out a part of the property, often without pe [...]

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21-April-16 Legal News