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My brother and I are joint landlords of a few properties. One of our tenants recently gave 30 days written notice to vacate his flat. His deposit had been protected through the DPS and was provided Information how the DPS scheme works etc within the 30 day period when the tenancy commenced around 2 years ago. We met him at his flat on his day of departure and the flat was filthy. We reminded him that as per the tenancy agreement/inventory the flat should be in the same standard of
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Hello all, I am in the process of remortgaging a fully licensed HMO flat, that is in my name only and I am adding my Spouse's name on to the mortgage/title. The Council is the Freeholder of the property. My question is: 1) has any one done this before ? 2) and if so was there a new licence required by the council ? many thanks in advance regar
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In association with Mark Smith, Head of Chambers at Cotswold Barristers, we have put together a PowerPoint Show which can be watched free of charge from the comfort of your own PC, Apple Mac, Smart Phone or Tablet. The presentation provides an outline of a variety of tax planning opportunities available to landlords with anything from one property to hundreds. Enjoy! This is an embedded Microsoft Office presentation, powered by Office Online. [gravityform id="312" tit
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Mark Homer's online petition has attracted over 10,000 signatures, which is the point where the government must respond top the point raised. If over 100,000 signatures are achieved before November 14 it must then be considered for a debate in Parliament. Petition: Reintroduce full mortgage interest relief and drop the 3% stamp duty surcharge Created by Mark Homer - We call on the Government to reintroduce full mortgage interest relief and to drop the 3% stamp duty surchar
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Whoever thought we would see landlords funding a campaign to save tenants from rent hikes and eviction? It’s happening though! Bournemouth is the latest City to see the erection of Section 24 campaign billboards. The first in Bournemouth is located just off 549 Wimbourne Road...
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The first question to ask is do you have a clause in your tenancy agreement prohibiting pet ownership at the property? Why have a clause? Landlords commonly will have a clause prohibiting pet ownership for the following reasons: Potential damage to the property Problems for future tenants due to pet allergies Noise and disturbances Fleas Unwanted odors and mess in the garden Fur...
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In addition to the government lettings fee ban Shelter are calling for a ban or limit on what they term ‘backdoor’ or default fees. Default fees are a charge written into the tenancy contract when an agreed term has been broken or a service has to be provided....
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Public perception of private landlords is often that they are a tight fisted bunch looking for any opportunity to hike up rents or make tenants homeless. However, a recent Just Giving campaign goes at least some way to dispelling this myth....

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