Shelter Attacks PRS Landlords With
More Bogus Propaganda
The homelessness charity, Shelter are once again targeting private rental sector landlords, with claims of abuse and neglect being aimed at the sector.
Shelter claim that that 125,000 tenants have suffered abusive behaviour from landlords in the past year and the health of 1 Million private rental […]
Government Issue Muted Response To Tax Relief Petition
The Government has published a response to the online petition that opposes the proposals to change the amount of tax relief on buy to let mortgages announced by the Chancellor, George Osborne, in the post election […]
One of the most common problems faced by people when they want to invest in property for the first time, is the same for those investors who want to buy more properties…
To put it simply, without access to finance people can’t buy property. And they […]
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.