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Week Ending 26/08/2016

Corbyn’s disastrous plans would hit tenants Landlordzone (19/08/2016) Campaigners against tax changes to have case heard next month Landlord News (19/08/2016) MPs demand govt support for landlords of benefit-backed tenancies  Mortgage Solutions (19/08/2016) Landlords stop selective licensing scheme 24Dash.com (19/08/2016) Taxpayer money paid to private landlords doubles over 10 years, reaching almost £10bn The Independent (20/08/2016) Eccentric retired teacher branded benefits cheat  […]

Week Ending 19/08/2016

Right To Rent: new form to transfer responsibilities to letting agents Letting Agent Today (12/09/2016) Landlords Most Discouraged from Investing by Mortgage Interest Tax Relief Changes Landlord News (12/09/2016) Buy-to-let landlords to face tighter lending rules? Landlord News (12/09/2016) Welsh Government is urged to ban letting fees for private tenants Wales Online (12/09/2016) Government energy policy will […]

Week ending 12/08/2016

‘My 20pc per year buy-to-let returns: here’s how it works’  The Telegraph (06/08/2016) Rise of Airbnb ‘makes housing crisis worse’ The Scotsman (06/08/2016) Theresa May says she wants to tackle the housing crisis – if she really means it, here’s what she has to do The Independent (08/08/2016) Hammond should ABOLISH stamp duty to encourage post-Brexit property boom, […]

Week ending 08/08/2016

Green tax’ to hit landlords with £5,000 bill on buy-to-let homes The Telegraph (30/07/2016) Selling your home? It’s now or never The Mirror (29/07/2016) Poll shows over half of UK landlords refuse requests to improve energy efficiency Property Wire (29/07/2016) PRS’s coming of age EGi (30/07/2016) Private rental sector licences costing up to £900 being introduced  Letting Agent […]

Week ending 29/07/2016

Will the Tenancy Deposit be a Thing of the Past? Landlord News (24/07/2016) Industry group says Autumn Statement is chance to rethink housing taxes Letting Agent Today (25/07/2016) Fall predicted in buy-to-let mortgage arrears Bestadvice.net (25/07/2016) RLA President calls for PRS policy change Landlordzone (26/07/2016) Government ‘makes it hard for claimants and homeless to privately rent’ Letting Agent Today (26/07/2016) MP demands stricter CO […]

Week ending 22/07/2016

Peers call for radical change in Government’s approach to tackling the housing crisis Housing Excellence (15/07/2016) Landlords urge Welsh government to introduce a new tax to boost rented housing supply Housing Excellence (15/07/2016) New Chancellor has been buy to let investor – so will policies change? Letting Agent Today (18/07/2016) Brexit-focussed May eventually names Gavin Barwell as housing ministerLandlord […]

Week ending 15/07/2016

Rent rises are ‘inevitable’ as landlords try to stay in business after tax clampdown on buy-to-let, experts warn Daily Mail (08/07/2016) Complaints of illegal evictions rise 50pc as more landlords ignore rules to get tenants out The Telegraph (08/07/2016) Public perceptions of housing in the UK – what will the housing mix look like in five […]

Week ending 07/07/2016

Landlords overtake first-time buyers as Britain’s most enthusiastic house buyers Landlord Expert.co.uk (01/07/2016) MP backs bid to cut capital gains tax for landlords  Landlord Today (04/07/2016) Number of rental sector tenant evictions up in England and Wales PropertyWire (04/07/2016) Dodgy ‘tax avoidance schemes’ could cost landlords thousands  Landlord Today (04/07/2016) Badly managed HMO ends up with five-figure fine for owner  […]

Week ending 01/07/2016

What impact will Britain’s vote to leave the EU have on the PRS? Landlord Today (24/06/2016) How can I avoid new buy-to-let tax rule? Times Online (26/07/2016) Buy to let in London “very difficult to make viable” – claim Letting Agent Today (27/06/2016) Group sets out rental laws and rules to change because of Brexit Letting Agent Today […]

Week ending 24/06/2016

It’s not just London that has a housing crisis The Guardian (17/06/2016) 5 London Property Hotspots to Invest in Landlord News (17/06/2016) Short-Term Let Horror Stories Highlight Importance of Lettings Market Landlord News (17/06/2016) Short-term respite for tenants: Glut of homes to rent in May forces landlords to lower rents in wake of stamp duty hike Daily Mail (17/06/2016) Chaos over new […]