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11th September 2015
The need for a new law to make landlords install smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in private rented homes was underlined when a court heard mum and her young son were at risk of poisoning from a dangerous boiler for seven years. Property company Rent4U Ltd, of Manchester, admitted two offences... ... more »
4th September 2015
Total Landlord Insurance would like to inform customers that, in this year’s budget, Chancellor George Osborne announced the increase of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) from 6% to 9.5% from 1 November 2015. The increase of tax is separate from the price of premiums, which is calculated on risk, and... ... more »
3rd September 2015
The biggest mistake most buy to let investors make is to go into their project eyes shut without thinking about the business consequences of their decisions. Buying a house is a major capital outlay that comes with responsibilities that cost money to maintain. ... more »
18th August 2015
Landlords are refusing to let homes to migrants so they do not have to comply with Right to Rent rules, according to research into a pilot scheme running in the West Midlands. Since December, anyone renting out a home in the region has to ensure the tenant has the right to... ... more »
4th August 2015
Buy to let landlords face a host of new laws aimed at tackling renting homes to illegal immigrants and failing to maintain housing standards. In a new wide ranging Immigration Bill, Communities Minster Greg Clark has outlined a host of new measures. ... more »