eviction notice section 21

Section 21 in the news again.

The evicting of a tenant under section 21 has hit the headlines once again. If ever a section needed a PR agent section 21 would be it. It does seem like many are using the “no reason” eviction that has been attached to Section 21...

More change in the housing sector?

Are we going to see yet another change in direction, now that Kit Malthouse has been named as the latest housing minister? I along with many other property professionals, are growing increasingly frustrated with what seems like constant change with housing ministers, a little research...

more than one way to skin a landlord

Generation rent is it such a bad thing

Generation Rent   It comes with no surprise to read several reports from tenant and landlord bodies that rents in England are up year on year. Depending on the side of the fence you sit on this is either good news or bad news. However, it does...

property short falls

Right to rent catching out landlords

Right to Rent are you meeting the legislation. Right to rent has been around for some time, being introduced in February 2016. It surprised me to see a social media post that stated that over 400 landlords have been fined a combined total of £265,000. Now...

broken egg

Much better to remove a tenant legally.

As much as tenants and support groups of tenants like to give me a hard time for what we do here at Evict my Tenant, I would advocate any person seeking to remove a tenant to follow the legal path. I see and hear of...

buy to let landlord

Do we have a long-term issue that needs addressing

I have been doing a few property network events, giving landlords some advice on the most effective and legal way to remove a tenant. I have noticed that some landlords are claiming, they are experience a small down turn in demand for rental properties? With...

renting versus owning

Why is it wrong to be a nation of renters

Have we as a nation now or almost reached the point where need to acknowledge and accept that the culture and physically the housing marketing has shifted. For far too many reasons to enter, we are moving from a nation of home owners to a...

buy to let pushing up prices

Yet more potential legislation.

It seems that Labour are pushing for the Homes Bill to be made into legislation. If successful, then tenants living in moldy or damp homes will soon be able to take their landlords to court. However, it needs to be pointed out that at this...

no to sexism

Are you being sexist

A couple of years ago we read a white paper that stated that it was not unlawful to refuse benefit tenants. However, it seems that this is now being challenged due to a recent court case. A single mother won compensation for sex discrimination from...

Electric shock sign

Shocking new legislation

New tougher electrical safety standards to protect private tenants It seems we maybe in line for further measures to better protect tenants. However once again it seems that the consultation appears to be aimed at only private tenants. I am no legal expert but surely it...