Landlord News

10:16 AM, 2nd December 2022, About 17 hours ago|
Most landlords will have spent a lot of time and money on housing tenants, whether it’s in just one property or a massive portfolio. But, has the time come to give all of this up? I don’t know whether we should sell up or shut up. And here’s why. Leaving aside the fact that house price growth is slowing, and houses are struggling to sell, there are some other issues that concern me. Mortgage rates will be pushing up business costs Firstly, increasing buy to let mortg
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10:14 AM, 2nd December 2022, About 17 hours ago|
In an interview with iNews, the Shadow Housing Secretary Lisa Nandy says Labour supports a council house tenant's right to buy their home. She said: "Under former leader Jeremy Corbyn, Labour had pledged to end the right to buy scheme. But, under Sir Keir Starmer’s stewardship, that's no longer the case. "Labour supports the principle of council and social tenants being able to buy the homes they've lived in for years and considers it a sustainable policy if the homes are rep
14:44 PM, 1st December 2022, About 2 days ago|
A bid by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) to re-band individual HMO rooms for council tax purposes looks set to end after an amendment to a Bill by Conservative MP, Caroline Dinenage. She was compelled to act over growing instances of councils handing individual tenants living in an HMO a council tax bill. Usually, a landlord is liable for paying the council tax on the dwelling, but a trend has appeared for the VOA to reband the HMO's bedrooms as individual dwellings. Ms Di
8:03 AM, 2nd December 2022, About 19 hours ago|
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15:47 PM, 1st December 2022, About A day ago|
Hi Property118 readers, Wednesday night in my ITV News interview with Dan Hewitt the main narrative of the story was that tenants are being evicted because LHA rates have been frozen till 2024, so arrears are rising. However...
15:05 PM, 1st December 2022, About 2 days ago|
I’m delighted to announce that I’ve been invited by Simon Zutshi to take part in the expert panel at their National pin Meeting on Wednesday 7th December! During the meeting, we will have a presentation from Mike Bristow...
14:25 PM, 1st December 2022, About 2 days ago|
The road to hell is paved with good intentions. Like being obliged to have an EPC to rent a property. So, I’m a landlord and a homeowner. I have in the distant past been a tenant. When I buy a home...
10:16 AM, 1st December 2022, About 2 days ago|
From today, landlords in Wales will see the biggest change to housing legislation in decades coming into force with the rules affecting both landlords and tenants. But the new laws have been slammed as a ‘disaster’ for landlords by Janet Finch-Saunders...