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The Ministry of Housing Communities and local government has written draft legislation proposed to come into force 1st April 2020 titled ‘The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020’ Click here.
Landlords will need to ensure that the electrical safety standards are met and ensure every electrical installation is inspected and tested at regular intervals of no more than 5 year by a qualified person
First inspection and testing must be carried out before the tenancy commences or by 1st April 2021 in relation to an existing specified tenancy.
John Stokes left the latest comment at 22:57 on 19/01/2020
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CAN YOU HELP?
A HMO landlord friend of mine is in court on Friday challenging the VOA ruling on a HMO rooms.
- NO ENSUITE ROOMS
- NO KITCHENETTES
- 100% SHARED FACILITIES
- BASIC ROOM FURNITURE ONLY IN ROOMS
The VOA claim the re-banding increase tax by factor of six is because the rooms are individual dwellings
Andrew Roberts left the latest comment at 09:58 on 18/01/2020
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Following the General Election result, the UK housing market has seen a lift in sentiment, according to the December 2019 RICS Residential Market Survey. Sales expectations have risen sharply, and a number of other key activity metrics have turned positive for the first time in several months.
Mark Alexander left the latest comment at 12:21 on 16/01/2020
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My letting agents gave my key to a new tenant without receiving the deposit and advance rent and before signing the contract. I signed for a full Management service from my letting agency as I am busy and don’t want to take any stress.
Graham Bowcock left the latest comment at 13:43 on 15/01/2020
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The attempt by Liverpool city council to impose their city wide licensing scheme on Liverpool landlords for a further 5 years has been struck down by the Secretary of State.
Full credit to the government and full credit to Brandon Lewis who changed the law after this greedy authority originally foisted their rotten scheme on Liverpool by claiming
Luke P left the latest comment at 13:30 on 18/01/2020
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This is PART TWO of the video we launched this time last week.
In this video, Ranjan Bhattacharya and Mark Smith discuss a number of strategies you can read about in greater detail by clicking on the cards at the bottom of this page
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Our Ltd company has just received a demand from ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) claiming that we are not registered with them. That is true…. I have never heard of or from them before.
They say our customers, clients and tenants expect us to take our data protection obligations seriously like the many real estate companies that have paid their fee on time.
Chris Daniel left the latest comment at 14:21 on 07/01/2020
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Responding to new research published by Shelter today, the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) says that no one should feel ill or stressed as a result of their housing situation, whether that it is in the private or social rented sectors or in the home ownership market.
David Lawrenson left the latest comment at 16:32 on 15/01/2020
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Not only is it the start of a new year, but a new Decade, and in a few years time, we will look back at 2020 and realise that it was probably one of the best investing opportunities of this Decade.
Mark Alexander left the latest comment at 08:12 on 13/01/2020
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Landlord Tax Planning Consultancy is the core business activity of Property118 Limited (in association with Cotswold Barristers).
There will never be an optimal ‘one-size-fits-all’ business structure for tax purposes. The presentation below provides a useful overview of some of the options you might like to discuss with us.