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Solicitor landlord fined after ignoring notices

Failure to comply with a Formal Improvement Notice has led to a St Helens landlord being fined £3,500 and having to pay costs of £3,807. Grace ... Full story

Best schools increase home values

Being within a mile radius of one of the top 50 best performing schools in England can increase a home’s value by up to 16 ... Full story

Property damage a real problem for landlords

28 per cent of landlords have revealed that they have had their property damaged by tenants within the last year, according to research from the ... Full story

Landlord prosecuted for third time

A rogue landlord has been successfully prosecuted by Cardiff Council three times in two years. Gary Samuel, owner and landlord of a Grangetown property, was prosecuted ... Full story

Younger generation pay more for housing

A growing housing divide has led to under 35s paying over £6,600 more per household than over 65s and £4,400 more than 50-64 year olds ... Full story







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West Midlands announced as first landlord 'right to rent' check area

New legislation which will see landlords face fines if they rent homes to illegal immigrants without checking their ‘right to rent’ will be introduced first ... Full story

Universal Credit - Alternative Payment Arrangements

As Universal Credit slowly starts to roll out over the country, many landlords are feeling threatened by the direct payment of the rental element of ... Full story

Student check-outs

Summer is in full swing and the weather has been good, but for those landlords who predominantly let to students, it has often been a ... Full story

Compulsory redress scheme for agents

Since the Julie Rugg report into the private rented sector, published in 2008, there have been calls for further regulation in the sector.  A step ... Full story

Buy to let mortgages: Know your credit score

Buy to let mortgages are of course, the backbone of landlord house purchase funding, and in recent decades this market has expanded immeasurably. Within the ... Full story

Pests in your rental property

Infestation by pests and vermin such as cockroaches or rats could make any property uninhabitable. Disrepair or poor building design and unhygienic living conditions can ... Full story



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