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ARLA report 32% of agents saw rent increases in April


32% of ARLA letting agents reported that rents increased in April, according to the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) monthly Private Rental Sector (PRS) Report for April. The report found that tenants living in the North West were the most affected by monthly rent increases in April with 46% of landlords reporting an increase… Read more

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Landlord Action raises £18,000 for charity at “Rumble with the Agents” boxing event


On Thursday 21st May 2015, Landlord Action hosted a first for the property industry – a white collar charity boxing event. It was a sell-out success with nearly 300 estate agents, landlords and developers attending to help beat the fundraising target and collect more than £18,000 for Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity. Whilst guests enjoyed a… Read more


New Immigration Bill welcomed by the NLA


David Cameron announced a number of proposals to be tabled in a new immigration bill. The details of the Bill, which will be a central part of the new Government programme to be announced in the Queen’s speech, next week, include: New powers for councils to crack down on unscrupulous landlords To allow landlords to… Read more

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50% tax relief on shares in the new Property118 portal


When shares in Property118 Portal Ltd become available to purchase on the Crowd Cube funding platform investors will attract a 50% tax credit on all shares acquired, e.g. buying £10,000 of shares would reduce your tax bill by £5,000 regardless of what rate of tax you pay. Furthermore, if/when those shares are sold there will be… Read more


NLA critical of Labour housing policies


Responding to Labour Party leader Ed Milliband’s announcement on new measures to cap rents, a legal requirement to disclose rent charged to previous tenants, and restricting tax reliefs for landlords who don’t keep properties to basic standards. Richard Lambert, CEO of the NLA said, “we understand Labour wants to assure tenants they have their concerns at… Read more


Paul Shamplina helps landlord evict bankrupt Pete Burns


A landlord claims to have suffered a mental breakdown due to the stress of renting to the former singer of 80s group Dead or Alive Pete Burns. The bankrupt singer was evicted from his London flat today after failing to pay more than £34,000 in rent. Paul Shamplina founder of Landlord Action, the landlords legal… Read more

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NLA makes it easier for tenants to check landlords


The National Landlords Association (NLA) has today (16 April 2015) launched its initiative to enable tenants to check if their landlord is accredited; the National Register of Accredited Landlords. The announcement was made by Chief Executive Officer, Richard Lambert who was speaking at the Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual South West Conference. The Register, which… Read more

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CML statement of practice launched for Buy to Let


The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has launched a statement of practice, which has already been adopted by 31 of its Buy to Let lenders representing 90% of the market, and by all members during 2015. This statement is designed to provide clarity on how responsible Buy to Let lenders should operate and treat customers…. Read more

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Liverpool Licensing scheme concessions gained by NLA


The National Landlords Association (NLA) is claiming a victory for landlords in Liverpool after gaining two significant concessions from Liverpool City Council (LCC) in the run up to the launch of their city wide licensing scheme. Although the Council has refused the NLA’s request to postpone the launch of the scheme – due to go… Read more


NLA demands licensing delay in Liverpool as council criminalises Landlords


The National Landlords Association (NLA) is demanding that Liverpool City Council (LCC) postpones the launch of its city-wide licensing scheme – due to go live on 1 April – because its current application process would put every landlord in Liverpool in breach of the law. The NLA claims that the current online application process provided… Read more

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HD Consultants Get Business MoneyFacts Award Recognition


Property118 IFA partners HD Consultants won a podium finish in their first venture out to the Business MoneyFacts awards held last night. Howard Reuben, the Principal of HD Consultants, and his team won 3rd place “Commended” Buy To Let Mortgage Broker of the Year 2015. Howard said “recent trade press report there are about 16,000… Read more

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