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Eviction of residential tenants Q&A – Part two

21 November, 20160 Comments
Our thanks to all those who attended our webinar in October. We had several questions from participants and bring you the second round of answers to these in part two of our Q&A. You can find part one here. If you have any other questions about evicting tenants under section 42 (s42) of the County
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Court rules landlords not responsible for paying council tax

18 November, 20160 Comments
Landlords have welcomed an Appeal Court ruling that buy-to-let landlords are not responsible for paying the council tax on a property after a tenant has moved out before a tenancy agreement has expired. The appeal was brought by Leeds City Council, which demanded that council tax be paid by a landlord for five properties for periods
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What is an AST?

05 August, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii What is an AST?… Samii says AST is short for ‘Assured Shorthold Tenancy’, which is the most common form of tenancy in the private rented sector. A tenancy can be an AST if all of the following apply: you’re a private landlord or housing association the tenancy started on or after 15 January
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Free property management reminders, to help you stay compliant

15 June, 20163 Comments
Would you like free property management reminders, to help you stay compliant? In lights of all the newest legislation and regulations imposed on the private rented sector in recent years, landlords (especially ‘DIY’ landlords) really cannot afford to take any chances or make careless mistakes. Did you know that: One in 10 private landlords have
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Non-assured tenancy agreement – Is this eligible for RGI?

29 April, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii I am considering accepting a tenant but the appropriate tenancy for her is a non-assured tenancy agreement because 1) She is retaining another property she owns in London, and 2) I am a resident landlord in the property which shares the use of part of the building. Both make a non assured agreement
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Should I rent to family members?

15 April, 20160 Comments
Do you have a buy-to-let property but you’re wondering what to do with it? Has renting it out to your siblings crossed your mind but you’re still unsure? Well, as we all know it can sometimes be difficult renting to our relatives and the last thing you want is a family feud. Not only can
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Do you have a formal tenancy agreement in place?

07 April, 20161 Comments
Worrying data has emerged from a mainstream landlord insurance provider that one in 10 private landlords have no formal tenancy agreement in place. Direct Line for Business’ research has also uncovered: 58% of landlords without a letting agent have adapted tenancy agreements from old agent contracts, 38% have adapted agreements from other landlords, 20% have
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