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It’s not often that politicians offer an opinion and get it right, and it’s probably even rarer when it is the Edwardian throwback Sir Jacob Rees-Mogg talking sense.
Of course, he hits so many nails on the head in his GB News monologue about the ‘socialist error’
Alan Boden left the latest comment at 14:45 on 25/02/2024
Over 55’s landlords turning to Landlord Sales Agency to get out of trouble financially as new buy-to-let mortgages grind to a halt
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It’s another week of news suggesting that landlords need to sell. If you’ve not yet considered cutting your losses, this might be the sign it’s time to exit the market, fast.
The Independent reported that not only have landlords over 55 increasingly been getting rid of their buy-to-let properties to exit the market before things get worse
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While Housing Secretary Michael Gove has vowed to end Section 21 ‘no-fault’ evictions before the next General Election, legal experts are warning that his pledge may cause confusion and uncertainty in the housing market.
The government plans to ban Section 21 evictions under the Renters (Reform) Bill and require landlords to rely on statutory grounds for seeking possession of rental properties.
David Houghton left the latest comment at 10:46 on 24/02/2024
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New data from London Councils paints a grim picture of the capital’s homelessness crisis, revealing a shocking 40% increase in monthly spending on temporary accommodation for homeless households last year.
This translates to a staggering £90 million per month.
Ash Sewell left the latest comment at 22:00 on 28/02/2024
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Hi, I’m currently renting my property out through a letting agency. The tenancy was a fixed two-year contract. Of course, commission had to be paid upfront for the two years.
It is a three-bed flat and a few months into the tenancy
David Houghton left the latest comment at 07:50 on 28/02/2024
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A Tory MP has claimed that the UK’s housing crisis is being aggravated by the post-Brexit migration system which sees tenants now paying 40% of their disposable income on rent, The Times reports.
VicGun Mayomby left the latest comment at 02:00 on 27/02/2024
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Spareroom is criticising the government for failing to address the underlying issues driving landlords to short-term lets.
The government recently announced a crackdown on short-term lets with plans to introduce a national register.
Old Mrs Landlord left the latest comment at 11:57 on 27/02/2024
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Neighbours at Angela Rayner’s former council house have claimed that the Labour shadow housing secretary was its ‘landlady’ – and they only remember seeing her once, the Daily Mail reports.
That was during a heated dispute involving a football and a broken window.
Jane Breakell left the latest comment at 20:08 on 28/02/2024
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One in three renters claim housing is harming their mental health, according to new research.
Data by the London Renters Union (LDR) reveals that 63% of private renters feel depressed about paying their rent.
The activist group is calling for rent controls to bring down rents to take pressure off renters.
Mike Heath left the latest comment at 13:05 on 25/02/2024
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Hi there, we (my partner and I) are first-time landlords and tried to bite more than what we can chew by investing in an HMO buy-to-let investment. We soon realised that we aimed to dance before we could crawl or walk with the mounting admin work and huge bills to cater to
Graham Watson left the latest comment at 11:35 on 29/02/2024