Landlord News

9:13 AM, 2nd March 2021
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Some of you may remember the letter I published, written by Spanish property-owner, Pilar Damian, who had her home squatted. Well, I can now update you on what happened next. Pilar used eviction specialists, led by Dani Esteve and got possession of her property about a month ago. Click here for the article. It is in Spanish, but you can see the devastation she found when she re-entered her home.  The squatters had not only stolen all her personal possessions including furnitur

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16:28 PM, 1st March 2021
About 18 hours ago
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In January 2021, Reigate and Banstead Council declared a property to be a House in Multiple Occupation and served a Section 255 Notice under The Housing Act 2004, against one property. The Council correctly advised the Landlord that any appeal against the HMO Declaration must be made through an application to the First-tier Tribunal and not directly to the Council. Reigate and Banstead declared that the owner was running an HMO at this particular property and because the landlord
16:12 PM, 1st March 2021
About 18 hours ago
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I am taking over the management of a house. The upper floors have 4 flats. 1 flat has been refurbished and is let at Market Rent (£850 pm). Another is being refurbished and the remaining 2 flats have very long term tenants paying £400 per month. Can I legally require them to move around as refurbished units become available and then when they return to their present flats pay Market Rent of £850pm? Many tha
14:32 PM, 1st March 2021
About 19 hours ago
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9:00 AM, 1st March 2021
About A day ago
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A London council is running what it describes as “an innovative project” to help private tenants reclaim rent from landlords who fall foul of licensing rules. The London Borough of Tower Hamlets council claims that over £200,000 has been reclaimed for tenants under the Rent Repayment Order project...
8:30 AM, 1st March 2021
About A day ago
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Dear Property118 Members, As a landlord, I need help from landlords and letting agents reading this. Could you share the termination terms that you have in your agreement or T&C´s, between landlord and agent? I need clarification on the following...
8:00 AM, 1st March 2021
About A day ago
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I have a family looking to rent a property from me consisting of a father, mother and young child. They are not married. The mother is a stay at home mum, so obviously she cannot pass a tenant reference check as she has no income....
7:36 AM, 1st March 2021
About A day ago
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If Sunak changes CGT rules what is the best way to minimise CGT? 1. I purchased a rental property for £85k jointly a number of years ago in cash. 2. It is worth £125k now (£40K gain)....