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7% of landlords report using Airbnb or similar short term lets
An hour ago|

A survey of 1,500 landlords across the UK conducted by the RLA showed that 7% are now using Airbnb or similar sites to offer their properties as short term of holiday lets.

The RLA concluded from these figures that if this trend was consistent throughout the whole PRS then potentially 134,400 homes have been taken out of the housing stock as main residences.

CCTV with audio?
2 hours ago|

We own a building with 20 flats. We are considering putting up CCTV cameras in the communal areas such as entrance lobby and the ground/car park.

Are there any legal or practical issues anybody know about?

What about cameras with audio facility?

Newham Local Authority launch Agent rating scheme
18 hours ago|

Newham council are the first Council to take the step to rate lettings agents using a star marking scheme from 0 (cause for concern) – 5 (no concern) the list will then be published on their website.

Newham Council have decided to launch this scheme to protect tenants and landlords from rogue agents as they will be able to gauge their reputation by the star system and be able to see others past experiences of the agent for example deposit disputes

Advice on financing deposit on new house
18 hours ago|

My partner and I are looking at moving house. Currently we own two flats which we rent out as well as the property we live in and what we would like to do is to keep hold of our current property and rent that out.

19 hours ago|
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Accelerated possession procedure
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