Landlords Outraged At
Right To Rent Prison Threat
Private rental sector landlords and letting agents have expressed outrage over proposed amendments to the forthcoming Immigration Bill (2015) expected to be introduced in September, when MPs return from their summer break.
Section 20 – 37 of the Immigration Act 2014 contained the provision to make […]
Landlords Must Evict Illegal Immigrants Or Face Prison Under New Immigration Bill Proposals
It has been announced that UK private rented sector (PRS) landlords could face a 5 year prison sentence if they fail to conduct proper ‘Right to Rent’ checks included in new Government proposals for the Immigration Bill
The proposed changes to legislation […]
PRS Rents Increase 2.5% In The Past Year
According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) latest Index of Private Housing Rental Prices, tenants in the UK’s private rental sector (PRS) have seen rents increase by an average of 2.5% in the 12 months up to June 2015,.
Private rental prices increased across the whole […]
Harrow Landlord Licensing Scheme Proposals Could Force Landlords To Make Monthly Rental Property Visits
Harrow council’s decision to force private rental sector (PRS) landlords to make monthly inspections of their rental properties could be in breach of tenant rights, according to the National Landlord Association, (NLA).
Harrow Council’s Selective Landlord Licensing scheme comes into force […]
Conservatives Set About Raising Increased
Tax Revenue From Landlords
Before the general election the Conservatives were the only political party to not openly target landlords and property investors with manifesto rhetoric, making them the property professional’s choice for power.
Even before the budget statement was delivered by Mr Osborne, there was plenty of press […]
Letting Agents Confirm PRS Rents Are Rising Again
The latest report from the Association of Residential Letting Agents has discovered that 36% of ARLA registered letting agents reported private rented sector rent increases in June, taking PRS rental prices to their highest point since records began.
80% of ARLA letting agents surveyed expected private rental […]
Renting To Overtake Home Ownership By 2025
According to a new prediction from the professional services network – Price Waterhouse Cooper, (PwC), the number of tenants in rented properties will outnumber the overall number of property owners with mortgages in less than a decade.
Introducing A New Breed Of Letting Agent
Geo Property Lettings are a new breed of letting agency who are very different from the traditional stereotypical letting agents that all landlords complain about.
Based in Irlam and covering the whole of Greater Manchester, we are different because we actually care about our landlord and tenant clients. […]
Was The Budget Really That Much Of A Surprise?
The first Conservative budget for 20 years was expected to be good for Britain; however, the reality was not what many landlords wanted to hear.
The decision to target private rental sector landlords and property investors wasn’t too much of a surprise, as the Government can […]
Pension Freedom Fuels Increase
In UK Property Investment
Since UK pensioners were granted full control of their retirement savings in April 2015, an estimated 60,000 (70%) pensioners have taken advantage of their ability to take some or all of their accumulated pension in a lump sum, with many opting to put their cash into […]