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Don’t let the energy efficiency standards leave you with ‘unrentable’ properties

Thursday 19th October 2017

There are now only six months until the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) are implemented – a sweeping change due in April 2018, that will rule out any new or renewed leases on commercial property with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of F or G...

Specialist lender delivers funding to landlord in just 24 hours

Thursday 19th October 2017

Together teamed up with second charge master broker Smart Money to provide a landlord with much needed funding within 24 hours...

Four landlords fined £232,000 for failing to licence properties

Thursday 19th October 2017

Four landlords in Lincolnshire have been ordered to pay a collective fine of £232,155...

TMA and Precise launch exclusive product for large portfolio landlords

Thursday 19th October 2017

TMA Mortgage Club has teamed up with Precise Mortgages to launch an exclusive three-year fixed rate buy-to-let product for members of its mortgage club...

Government issues guidance on complying with minimum EPC standards

Wednesday 18th October 2017

The Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) Regulations make it unlawful from April 2018 to let domestic and commercial buildings in England and Wales which do not achieve a minimum Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of ‘E’...

What are the most important factors when renting?

Wednesday 18th October 2017

Fresh research carried out by Usurv on behalf of landlord insurance specialists Cover4LetProperty reveals that for 88% of renters, the cost is the most important deciding factor when choosing a rental property...

New rules for landlords in Wales – have your say

Wednesday 18th October 2017

The Welsh government is currently seeking views on proposed regulations, made under section 94 of the act, for determining if a dwelling is ‘fit for human habitation’...

More than a quarter of renters in Scotland ignorant of deposit schemes

Wednesday 18th October 2017

When Scotland introduced tenancy deposit protection over five years ago, it offered a much needed level of security to landlords and means that should the tenant breach the terms of the tenancy agreement, such as causing damage or not paying rent, the landlord can then make appropriate deductions from the deposit...

Rogue landlords in Dagenham fined almost £80,000

Wednesday 18th October 2017

A pair of landlords in Dagenham have been slapped with a hefty fine for renting out two illegally converted flats over eight years...

Landlord immigration checks fuelling ‘black market’

Tuesday 17th October 2017

A scheme requiring landlords to check the immigration status of new tenants is fuelling a ‘black market in forged Ids’, a report claims...



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