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Time to take gas safety seriously, urge AIIC

11 May, 20160 Comments
The Association of Independent Inventory Clerks have spoken out on the importance of the entire private rented sector taking gas safety alot more seriously, after a spike in fines for landlords who failed to meet key rules. Although the AIIC acknowledge that it’s only a minority of landlords who are offending, recent incidents include: A Plymouth
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Landlords vs. Owner-Occupiers: Is There Any Advantage When Buying a Property?

28 October, 20150 Comments
The common perception is that buy-to-let investors have an advantage over owner-occupiers when it comes to property purchases, and that this advantage is a result of more favourable tax rules. However, even a cursory glance over recent, relevant headlines shows that the climate for landlords is growing less favourable with harsh taxes set for introduction,
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Generation Rent awarded £45k grant for London campaign

18 August, 20150 Comments
It has been announced today that Generation Rent; a campaign group which campaigns for professionally managed, secure, decent and affordable private rented homes, has been awarded a £45,500 grant from the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Ltd to fund its London campaign for rent controls ahead of the Greater London elections in 2016. The Joseph Rowntree
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Top 100 housing must reads; 2013 through the eyes of an LRS landlord.

31 December, 20130 Comments
Here is a compilation of the 100 most read, most interesting, and most commented upon Landlord Referencing Forum topics, from late 2012 to the end of 2013. (Click on title of each one to read the thread in full.) The Office of Fair Trading has today launched new online resources to help internet businesses comply
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