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14:13 PM, 17th October 2018
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I have just read that Croydon Council ( who I believe are Labour) have become the first council to support the scrapping of the Section 21 no fault eviction. A council member stated “With Croydon having lost around 70% of its budget since 2010, we are struggling to deal with the scale of this problem, and it is unacceptable that private landlords are able to evict vulnerable tenants so easily, leaving the public sector to pick up the bill.” I appreciate that this alters not
14:09 PM, 17th October 2018
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After selling my house to a cash buyer who wanted to move quickly, I found myself renting a house to oblige him. I am paying £2350 for house which is part of a converted mill in Hampshire. It’s in a lovely location but since moving in at the beginning of August, we have had nothing but problems - leaks, fridge and dishwasher faulty, heating system not working properly, towel rails, toilets not working etc etc. One of the main reasons I think is that the property was empty fo
13:48 PM, 17th October 2018
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Given the significant changes that have occurred in the buy-to-let (BTL) market in the last few years, not to mention the recent base rate increases, it's no wonder that many landlords are feeling uncertain about their future. Thankfully, it seems lenders are feeling less nervous, as the average five-year fixed BTL rate has fallen to its lowest level on Moneyfacts.co.uk records this month. "The BTL market has been on a rollercoaster ride in recent years, with not only two base rat
11:13 AM, 17th October 2018
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Hi all, I had a tenant leave on the 1st of March 2017 with £1,050 arrears and dilapidation's. To my surprise they were already in the process of arranging an IVA and I was added as one of a number of creditors expecting 25p in the pound spread over five years! Fast forward fifteen months and the IVA has failed with hardly a penny being paid to the insolvency practitioner, an application for a CCJ was submitted and issued at the end of September. I gave them 7 days notice last Tue
9:45 AM, 17th October 2018
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9:30 AM, 17th October 2018
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14:27 PM, 16th October 2018
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13:35 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....
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....
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....
9:32 AM, 16th October 2018
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Like all employers in the South East I was heavily dependent on an East European workforce. On 1st October, 2018 at 7.30am a Hungarian workman did not turn up for work. He telephoned to say he was on the ferry heading for Calais as he had been offered a job the previous night in Germany....

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