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31st March 2017
Compulsory client money protection is on the way for letting agents, says housing minister Gavin Barwell. He has confirmed the government is ready to find and even shut down rogue letting agents who steal deposits and rents they hold in trust for landlords and tenants. ... more »
24th March 2017
Buy to Let lending has almost ground to a halt as landlords stop purchasing homes to rent, according to figures from lenders. New purchases of homes to rent are running at 15% below predicted levels with banks and building societies seeing no signs of an imminent recovery. ... more »
22nd March 2017
Average buy to let rents were up in 2016 – but the rate of increase has slowed to just 1.12%. Renters are paying an average £1,188 a month to let their homes, up from £1,177 at the start of the year, adding an extra £11 a month or £132 a... ... more »
16th March 2017
The Scottish Government, in conjunction with the Scottish Association of Landlords Council of Letting Agents, is holding a series of awareness raising events aimed at letting agents that will help you to get your business ready for registration. ... more »
9th March 2017
Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s Budget 2017 was his last chance to offer a financial olive branch to landlords braced to pay more tax when they lose mortgage interest relief in April. ... more »