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Landlords, fancy a rent reduction of up to 90%?

03 September, 20180 Comments
Landlords, fancy a rent reduction of up to 90%? No? We didn’t think so! That’s why we were pretty surprised to see that’s what has been agreed as part of the Homebase Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) to rescue the business from administration. The CVA will result in 42 stores closing and rents cut by between
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Another government failure brings a £1 Billion unprecedented repercussion!

01 September, 20180 Comments
A 1 Billion Pound unprecedented repercussion! An article by inside housing examined the figures from 290 local authorities and calculated that last year alone, local councils’ temporary accommodation spend neared £1bn (£937m). With this figure being reported as a 56% increase in just 5 years, we can’t help but think this is part of the
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Update from HMRC – Tax support for landlords

03 November, 20170 Comments
Are you a new landlord, or a landlord who just needs a refresher? If so, HMRC has the online help and support you need. These live webinars will provide an overview on the tax treatment of income and expenses for renting out UK property, furnished holiday lettings and the rent a room scheme. Join from
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ALL Wessex Landlord Meeting

22 February, 20170 Comments
ALL Wessex convenes meetings in Bath and Bristol three times during the year. These meetings are informative where Landlords have the opportunity to update and share their knowledge on new policies at National and Local levels. This is achieved through presentations from recognised subject matter experts and also through an open question and answering session. A networking opportunity to mix
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Why Landlords Don’t Allow Pets

24 January, 20170 Comments
The bond between human and pet can often become unbreakable, with some pet owners willing to do whatever it takes to ensure the safety of their beloved furry friend. However, whilst 90% of landlords appreciate that pets are family members, there are many reasons for not allowing them into a rental property. This doesn’t mean
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5 boxes ticked by the purpose built rental market

12 January, 20170 Comments
The benefits of the purpose-built rental market that are enjoyed by landlords and residents in the sector. Rental homes have changed somewhat in the last couple of decades. While rental properties used to be homes bought by landlords in the mainstream market and just let out to tenants, a practice that does still continue, we’ve
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Rental prices to increase as landlords adapt to changes

03 January, 20170 Comments
It is likely that rental prices will rise as a result of private rented sector landlords adapting to changes that were implemented by the Government this year. Changes have been made to stamp duty, immigration checks have to be carried out, tax changes are on the way and lending conditions have been tightened and that
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Alarming statistic suggests almost 4 out of 5 student tenants do not sign an inventory

21 November, 20160 Comments
The Association of Independent Inventory Clerks (AIIC) have raised concern around the apparent lack of tenants signing inventories, after an ‘alarming statistic’ recently published by money.co.uk suggests that almost four out of five (79%) of student tenants do not sign an inventory when they move in to a privately rented property. Best letting practice guidelines
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