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Top tips for evicting an unwanted tenant

Monday 21st August 2017

As the buy-to-let industry has grown, so too have the many rules and regulations involved with letting a property...

Council approve revised selective licensing scheme

Monday 21st August 2017

City councillors in Nottingham have approved a new licensing scheme aimed at improving housing standards in the city’s private rented sector...

Rogue landlords slammed for ‘knowingly renting property to illegal migrants’

Monday 21st August 2017

Buy-to-let landlords allowing illegal immigrants to live in their properties may face jail after hundreds of people suspected of not having the rights to live in the UK were arrested during a national enforcement operation across Britain...

New equity release product range for BTL properties

Monday 21st August 2017

A new range of equity release products for owners of buy-to-let properties has today been launched by Retirement Advantage...

Sharp decline in the number of homes for rent

Friday 18th August 2017

There has been a significant drop in the number of homes available to rent over the past 12 months, according to new figures released today...

Top 5 tips holiday home landlords should take to ensure a fruitful summer

Friday 18th August 2017

With the number of Brits enjoying a staycation this summer expected to be almost a quarter (23...

Edgbaston land deal for major Built to Rent scheme

Friday 18th August 2017

Plans have been unveiled for a development of 375 new Build to Rent (BTR) homes, as part of the proposed redevelopment of four acres of land around Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham, subject to planning and local consents...

Landlords first to be fined under new licensing scheme

Friday 18th August 2017

Four landlords in Peterborough have become the first to have been fined for not holding a licence under a new city council scheme...

Families and professionals ‘most likely to experience rent rises’

Thursday 17th August 2017

Rents are likely to rise in the third quarter of year as fewer rental homes come on to the market because more landlords are beginning to sell their properties as a consequence of recent tax changes affecting the PRS, with families and professionals expected to be hardest hit by rent hikes, according to Belvoir...

Paying rent ‘in full and on time’ should boost a tenant’s credit score, says RLA

Thursday 17th August 2017

Private tenants who pay their rent on time should see their credit rating boosted in order to make it easier for them to gain a foot on the housing ladder...



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