News Feed

Author Archives

Author: News Feed

More Landlords Than Ever Buying Homes with Cash as Rents Across UK Rise

15 March, 20170 Comments
Landlords buying new houses and flats with cash has hit a record level in the UK, with 61% of such purchases made in January, new figures reveal. The cash splurge, up from 59% the previous January and 41% in 2007, comes as rents around the UK are on the rise practically everywhere, except London. The
Read more

What does the Budget mean for property?

13 March, 20170 Comments
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has delivered his first and last Spring Budget. If you’re a landlord, a homeowner, you’re saving to get on the property ladder, or you’re renting in London, read Portico London estate agent’s summary of how the Budget will affect you… I’m a landlord – how am I affected?
Read more

Free Landlord Tax Tutorials

27 February, 20170 Comments
Thousands of landlords and their accountants have download the free Landlord Tax Tutorials written by The Landlords Union via a page on the Property118 landlord news forum. For full details please see the link below. LINK >>> https://www.property118.com/Tax118 Got something to say? Please click here to get involved in the live discussion now! Related topics:
Read more

Uk Property Listing Portal

22 February, 20170 Comments
UK, Feb, 2017 – For clients who are on the look-out for a flat or a property on rent, or landowners who wish to enlist their property for sale for prospective buyers and tenants, HousesInSale.co.uk brings a one click away services to connect the two — prospective buyers and tenants to interested land and house
Read more

More South West Landlords recognising the value of accreditation

21 February, 20170 Comments
Over the last 5 months 41 landlords have completed a vigorous training and accreditation scheme in North Somerset, which they believe will protect good tenants and enable their local authority to effectively target ‘rogue’ landlords across the district. Since the first National Landlords Code of Excellence (NLCE UK) training day took place in November 2016 over 50 local landlords
Read more

Supporting and upskilling the UK’s landlord community

15 February, 20170 Comments
Direct Line for Business has featured TenantReferencingUK.com as an expert contributor to its ‘Rental Road’ digital information hub; an interactive collection of articles and resources to support the UK’s landlord community. Direct Line for Business recognised Paul Routledge and TenantReferencingUK.com as: “providing a great resource for landlords and tenants alike.  As pioneers in improving the safety
Read more

‘Unfit’ council home payouts hit £35m over 5 years

14 February, 20170 Comments
Councils across England have paid out more than £35m in compensation and legal fees over the past five years to tenants living in “unfit” council homes. Shockingly, nearly 11,000 tenants have claimed compensation for damp, leaks and damage in their council homes and despite a two-thirds drop in the number of “unfit” homes since 2011,
Read more

Ill-thought-out legislation continues to criminalise the innocent

13 February, 20170 Comments
On a day where it’s been announced that the newly implemented Right to Rent legislation is not working, two landlords at opposite ends of the country have contacted the TR Group about the impact selective licensing is having on them. Selective licensing means that private landlords are required to obtain a licence allowing them to
Read more

Right to Rent ‘not working’ as it creates a climate of fear amongst UK landlords

13 February, 20170 Comments
A new survey has revealed that Right to Rent checks are not working, as more and more landlords become reluctant to rent to those without British passports. The paper by the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) shows that the Government’s crackdown on illegal immigrants is creating a climate of fear amongst landlords, therefore is calling on the government
Read more