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High Speed 2 (HS2) is a Government plan to construct a high-speed rail link from Birmingham to London, the West Midlands, Leeds and Manchester. Curzon Street Station, due to open in Birmingham with seven high speed platforms in 2026, is set to be the first new intercity station built in Britain since the 19th century. The upcoming rail line has already attracted employers to Birmingham such as HSBC, which will employ 2,500 at its new UK headquarters in the city - and it means th
18:45 PM, 16th October 2018
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A Freedom of Information (FOI) request was sent to Nottingham council in March this year requesting information a break down of average costs associated against the £600 licensing fee. In the response the authority estimated that an average cost of carrying out a rental a house inspection was £77.17. There was no further breakdown of costs for enforcement and administration / bureaucracy. Does anyone have any similar costs from FOI requests or would like to volunteer to ma
11:26 AM, 16th October 2018
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Once more I am after landlords’ views – this time about a proposal put forward by the Centre for Policy Studies. In a nutshell it is this: 'What we propose, therefore, is that the Government should make every buy-to-let landlord in the country a time-limited offer. For one year, if they sell up, they will get a CGT rebate worth 33% of the tax they would have paid, plus (in the case of those with only one property) a cash bonus of £3,000. The buyer will get the remainder of th
9:43 AM, 16th October 2018
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I would like to share the 38 Degrees petition to pause the rollout of Universal Credit: click here "To Esther McVey: Universal Credit is a scheme that replaces lots of different benefits. But it's been riddled with problems since it was first trialed. It's seen families relying on food banks, people forced onto the streets, even, in some cases, deaths. There's mounting opposition to Universal Credit, including influential Conservative politicians speaking against it. Let's make
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17:30 PM, 15th October 2018
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14:15 PM, 15th October 2018
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A property managing agent who used ‘ghost tenants’ as a front so that she could cram 16 people into one over-crowded house has been hit with a £26,000 fine. The council property licensing team received an application to register the property on Eastfield Road...
10:18 AM, 15th October 2018
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Hello All, Last week, I carried out a general check up/inspection/’how’s it going?’ visit at the same time as a periodic electrical inspection. This was arranged with the tenant by text/phone. It was surreal. I have never been in this position before....
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We have had our tenant in our property for 2 years on an initial 24 month tenancy, for which, we of course paid agents fees of 6%. Now we have come up to renewal time and naively I did not realise we are liable for fee’s for another 2 years still....
8:52 AM, 15th October 2018
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The Government’s proposal is for the vast majority of new houses to be freehold with ground rents for new leases capped at £10. Housing Minister, James Brokenshire, said: “Unfair ground rents can turn a homeowner’s dream into a nightmare by hitting them in the back pocket...

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