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Refunding Deposit money re section21 – Landlord training

Refunding Deposit money re section21 – Landlord training

09/12/2016

What can you do if  your tenant refuses to cash a cheque refunding their deposit so you can serve a section 21 notice? Does it mean you can’t serve  your notice, ever? Today’s video clip answers this question.  Note that this is the FINAL DAY to get the Legal Update Video Course at 50% discount… Read more


Contacted by MX Bradford and Bingley about S24!

Contacted by MX Bradford and Bingley about S24!

08/12/2016

I’ve received a letter telling me about S24, stamp duty and a few other changes happening in the market which I’m guessing some other people might also have received? I must admit I was a little scared by the booklet telling me about all of the things happening in the market right now, I wasn’t… Read more


Demand for UK property falls towards the end of 2016

Demand for UK property falls towards the end of 2016

08/12/2016

The midlands and northern regions of the UK have benefited the most despite property demand falling by 7% in total. Six out of ten of the biggest leaps in demand occurred in these regions with Solihull in the top spot with demand having increased by 77%. This is followed by Portsmouth at 67% and Bexley… Read more



Warning to Government that families may be made homeless by Section24

Warning to Government that families may be made homeless by Section24

08/12/2016

Former member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee, Dame Kate Barker, has warned the Treasury Select Committee that families could lose their homes as a result of extra tax burdens on landlords through Section24 reduction of mortgage interest tax relief. Dame Kate said that these changes will affect the housing stock and that… Read more


RICS recommendations for the Private Rented Sector

RICS recommendations for the Private Rented Sector

08/12/2016

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) have produced a Rented Sector Policy Paper for England. To see the full report Click Here The Introduction starts: “Since the 1990s, the UK has undergone significant demographic change: people are settling down later and living longer, incomes of younger households generally haven’t risen in real terms since… Read more


Retaliatory Eviction – Legal update training for Landlords

Retaliatory Eviction – Legal update training for Landlords

08/12/2016

Watch a 10 minute clip of specialist housing barrister Sam Mdage-Wyld explaining retaliatory eviction, taken from the Legal Update Online Video Course (NB special 50% reduction offer ending tomorrow, 9th December) You will find it on this page click here featuring Sam’s online video workshop. You will need to scroll down until you see the… Read more



Why You Need To Become A Rental Partnership

Why You Need To Become A Rental Partnership

07/12/2016

As the deadline fast approaches to submit your 2015/16 tax returns NOW is the time to reconsider your trading status. This is because property with more than one owner can be accounted for and taxed as a partnership. HMRC charge tax on the beneficial ownership of rental profit and capital growth from rental properties, HOWEVER, mortgage lenders take their… Read more


Tenant is sub-letting without permission – what can I do?

Tenant is sub-letting without permission – what can I do?

07/12/2016

I have just discovered that my tenants, who are the only ones named on the contract, are sub-letting the 2nd bedroom in the property without my permission. This sub-let took place from the commencement of their tenancy, nearly 6 months ago. It clearly states within their contract no sub-letting is to take place without my… Read more


Landlord wants me to pay for roof and give it back to me when he can?

Landlord wants me to pay for roof and give it back to me when he can?

07/12/2016

I bought 3 apartments off an estate agent who personally owned them himself. He needed to sell to stave off bankruptcy FYI. I own all the apartments above his agency, there are only 3. I have a lease with him for 99 years with 97 outstanding. The lease states regarding repairs that we must “pay… Read more



MR WHIP OFF  Councils breaking Laws collecting council tax?

MR WHIP OFF Councils breaking Laws collecting council tax?

07/12/2016

MR WHIP OFF by Disgruntled Landlord Councils flaunting and breaking Statutory Laws collecting council tax I have copied my letter I am sending to Norwich City council regarding the way they view the landlord’s liability. The letter is un-edited so it shows more than you need, the bit you can skip to is the last… Read more


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