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10th November 2016
More red tape in the courts is likely to make evicting tenants who break suspended possession orders more expensive. The Court of Appeal in London decided that even though Cardiff City Council had an order concerning the tenant’s antisocial behaviour, they were wrong to evict him when he broke the... ... more »
9th November 2016
The way landlords qualify for buy to let mortgages is changing fast thanks to new affordability rules put in place by the Bank of England. Lenders now must consider expenses such as tax bills when considering a mortgage application. Because of changes starting in April 2017 which are likely to... ... more »
3rd November 2016
Fall-out from the new benefit cap is expected to trigger a surge in families seeking cheaper homes to rent. The new rules take effect from Monday (November 7, 2016) and will hit renters in social and private rented homes. ... more »
1st November 2016
Landlords are often perplexed when they hear a buy to let pundit in the media talking about how much rents are rising. The buy to let market has not had an official rent monitor, so several commercial companies have tried to fill the gap with their own offerings. ... more »
20th October 2016
Councils will have new powers to stop ruthless landlords from shoehorning tenants into overcrowded homes. The new laws demand a minimum standard across England of a room size of 6.52 square metres in a shared house of multiple occupation (HMO) where five or more people live. ... more »