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14th July 2015
Councils across the UK appear to have adopted a no-nonsense approach to unsafe HMO properties following a number of successful prosecutions against negligent landlords. Individual fines by the courts have reached the tens of thousands of pounds, which is a big wake-up call to those who are not abiding by the... ... more »
9th July 2015
Buy-to-let landlords expected to lose mortgage interest tax relief in Chancellor George Osborne’s Summer Budget, but came away relieved to keep at least some of the tax break as some wealthier landlords are left counting the cost to their businesses. ... more »
1st July 2015
Landlords are upbeat about the state of the buy to let market as demand from young renters and families continues to buoy the market. Figures from mortgage lender Paragon showed tenant demand has improved for 43% of landlords. ... more »
26th June 2015
Homeless charity Shelter has slammed government policy to allow private landlords to write off billions of pounds of property expenses. The charity claims the £14 billion landlords set off against income tax would be better spent on providing more homes. ... more »
26th June 2015
Landlords should offer photographic evidence of home ownership before renting out property to stop sub-letting scammers from ripping off unwitting tenants, said a judge. The call came from Judge William Wood as he sentenced Heidi Korn to eight months in prison for posing as a bogus landlord to con a young... ... more »