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Landlord jailed for putting tenants’ safety at risk

Wednesday 24th August 2016

A landlord in Grimsby has been jailed and ordered to pay costs of more than £100,000 after putting the lives of his tenants at risk...

Sharp rise in limited company applications from buy-to-let landlords

Wednesday 24th August 2016

A growing number of buy-to-let landlords are making mortgage applications via limited companies, according to the Buy to Let Club...

Tenants concerned about deposit protection

Wednesday 24th August 2016

The majority of tenants are concerned that their deposit has not been placed in a tenancy protection scheme and fear that their landlord or letting agent has kept the deposit, research has revealed...

Buy-to-let sales slow over summer

Wednesday 24th August 2016

There was a significant drop in the number of buy-to-let property sales in July in the wake of the UK’s vote to leave the EU, according to Equifax Touchstone...

Prime central London property rental values continue to fall

Tuesday 23rd August 2016

Rental values in prime central London fell in the second quarter of the year as stock levels increased while demand from tenants weakened, the latest figures show...

More than half of landlords unaware that tenant fees may be scrapped

Tuesday 23rd August 2016

If you are a landlord in England, Wales or Northern Ireland then you will know all about those fees your tenants have to pay when they sign a rental contract with a letting agent...

The government wants to better protect your money – have your say

Tuesday 23rd August 2016

The government is considering its options when it comes to increasing protections for private landlords and tenants’ cash against fraud and bankruptcy...

Revamped website enables landlords to let homes from just £19

Tuesday 23rd August 2016

A new look website that allows landlords to let their own properties from just £19 was launched this week by online estate agent, I Am The Agent...

Victory for landlords as council scraps proposed licensing scheme

Monday 22nd August 2016

A landlord group has successfully halted the planned introduction of a selective licensing scheme proposed by its local council...

More than £9bn in housing benefits paid to private landlords last year

Monday 22nd August 2016

Private landlords pocketed in the region of £9.3bn in housing benefit last year – double the amount they received a decade ago, new figures show...



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