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11th January 2017
Landlords are involved with 77 deposit disputes with tenants every day, according to the latest figures. The three government approved deposit protection services logged 28,100 disputes in the year ending March 31, 2016 – the most ever. ... more »
9th January 2017
A tax crack down on buy to let landlords is likely to make a drastic shortage of buy to let homes even worse, according to property experts. Britain needs around 1.8 million more rental properties by 2025 to cope with escalating demand from tenants, says the Royal Institution of Chartered... ... more »
6th January 2017
Finding a buy to let mortgage is becoming even tougher for landlords as the Bank of England signals lenders must tighten up their underwriting. The Bank’s Prudential Regulation Authority is ordering banks, building societies and other lenders to set stricter lending rules for buy to let borrowers. ... more »
5th January 2017
An enterprising landlord has installed a pay per flush toilet in a rental apartment leaving the tenant perplexed and asking if the move is legal. The tenant posted a picture of the loo and explained that he paid the water bill for his apartment and could not understand why he... ... more »
3rd January 2017
Landlords confessing they have failed to pay the right tax have paid £92 million to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). More than 13,000 buy to let landlords have admitted they failed to submit or put the wrong figures on their tax returns. ... more »