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Government reveal lettings fee ban unlikely until 2018, as online petition suggests a cap on fees instead

01 December, 20160 Comments
One of our landlord subscribers has alerted us to this latest development with regards to the proposed lettings fee ban, announced in this months Autumn Statement. Chancellor Philip Hammond said in his Autumn Statement that a ban on letting agents fees will be introduced as soon as possible. However, the Department for Communities and Local
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Proposed Stamp Duty Land Tax Changes for April 2016

01 March, 20160 Comments
You may already be aware that in its Spending Review and Autumn Statement published in November 2015, the Government announced its plans, in certain circumstances, to introduce a higher rate of Stamp Duty Land Tax from the 1st April 2016. What You Need to Know These proposed changes were part of a consultation which ended
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Rent Arrears Could Double to around £1 billion!

20 November, 20120 Comments
Housing associations have urged the chancellor not to announce further welfare cuts when he delivers his autumn statement next month. The Chancellor will deliver his Autumn Statement on 5th December, which will outline the state of the public finances and how Government will stimulate the growth the UK desperately needs. Therefore the National Housing Federation
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