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Anyone who lives in a postcode listed below (of working age, with less than 3 children) will no longer be able to make a new claim to any of the existing benefits: Tax credits, Housing Benefit, Income support, Employment Support Allowance, Jobseekers Allowance. Instead they will have to make a claim for Universal Credit full service which is the online platform. If you have tenants in the following post codes who are on Housing Benefit and they have a break in their claim or th
4 hours ago|
Newham Council sending letters to all leaseholders of ex-council flats asking to provide the fire safety certificates or replace front doors to FD30 certified front Doors. They have identified ( no survey was carried out ) that current door doesn't meet current fire regulations and funny enough my one bed flat front door was installed by the Newham council. (its 44mm solid wood door with fire & smoke seals fire lock, and overhead door closers). Has anyone else been sent thi
19 hours ago|
The last two years have seen a number of changes announced that could adversely impact your letting business. This includes changes to mortgage interest relief, stamp duty land tax, proposed letting agent fee ban, capping of tenancy deposits, licensing schemes and more. Last year we launched our first quarterly survey on the finance and tax changes affecting the sector, and this is our first follow-up survey on this issue. This will provide the opportunity to see how the sector ha
19 hours ago|
Student accommodation is attracting billions of pounds of investment each year, with the purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector, in particular, growing in popularity. Student expectations for accommodation have evolved in recent years. Today’s student population is increasingly international, demands quality, purpose-built accommodation, and will pay a premium for it. Industry research shows that investment in student housing is expected to reach £5.3bn in 2017, u
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At the moment we have a Resident’s management company (RMC) limited by Shares and management may be transferred to a Right to management (RTM). This would potentially mean that the records of two companies have to be maintained....
3 days ago|
Our fixed term tenancy rolled into a periodic one after 6 months. When we moved over to the periodic tenancy, should the landlord/letting agent have advised us of the change to the notice period? As I understand it...
3 days ago|
I am going through a claim on my Landlord insurance at the moment for water damage. My question is does the claim affect my own home insurance? Do I have to tell my own home insurers of the claim as the insurance company who is insuring my home and landlord insurance is the same just different departments I presume?...
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The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) conducted a survey of its members which highlighted their concern over landlords leaving the PRS when demand for rental property is already outstripping supply. Member Surveyors surveyed thought on average over the next five years rental price inflation would be 3% where as they thought house price inflation would only average 2%....
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