Do you have troublesome tenants

When is small too small?

Landlords won’t be able to rent tiny bedrooms anymore   Of course, what constitutes tiny. However, is it good that a minimum standard will potentially be set. The current legislation will only to apply to properties in England, the legislation is being driven by the current Housing and Planning...

Good news for private landlords

It is nice to finally read about some good news for Landlord. An appeal court has recently ruled that buy to let landlords are not responsible for paying the council tax on a property after a tenant has moved out before a tenancy agreement has...

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Will Donald Trump generate a London property boom

Will Donald Trump generate a London property boom? Are wealthy American property investors now looking to exit their home country and take advantage of the current strong dollar against the sterling. This could now make Britain especially London as an attractive alternative to investing in...

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Yet another potential blow for landlords

Potentially more bad news for landlords The final version of Bob Blackman MP’s Homelessness Reduction Bill has been published prior to the second reading in Parliament. It appears the final version delivers yet another blow to landlords. The previous draft would have stopped councils from advising tenants to...

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How do we stop criminal scammers

As much as I work with landlords and letting agents to remove tenants. We always follow the correct legal process and ensure when a tenant is evicted we have done everything possible to make the process as stress free as possible. If frustrates me when I...

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Loophole that lets landlords dodge buy-to-let tax changes

If you believe all the blog/news articles being produced by certain industries such as a financial advisors and accountants it seems that soaring number of landlords are using the same tax loop hole to beat the recent tax changes that are being imposed by the...

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Are we now seeing the justice system catching up

Are we now seeing the justice system catching up with some of the behaviours currently happening in the world of property rent? I recently read an article about a rogue landlord who flaunted the planning law and despite having consent to convert his semi-detached house to...

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Why is this acceptable?

We get calls every day about evicting a tenant. In addition to those phone calls the next most common are about chasing a tenant either for arrears or for stolen property. It amazes me how tenants think it is fair game to take a landlord’s...

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Axe the tax has failed so far

I have been watching the attempt of landlords Steve Bolton and Chris Cooper to seek a Judicial Review of legislation reducing the mortgage interest tax relief for landlords It saddens and outrages me to find out that the review has failed. The landlords were represented by law...

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The voice of a landlord

I wanted to share with you the insights of a landlord that I know, I would love to hear your comments on his thoughts. He is a small landlord who got into property to boost his pension. I've been steadily losing cash every year since I...