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Almost half of the UK’s private residential landlords have halted plans to expand their portfolios ahead of the General Election, according to online estate agent Urban...

'Sheer drop' landlord is banned
Wednesday 4th March 2015

A rogue landlord who was letting out a property with a first floor bedroom door leading to a sheer drop down to ground level has been banned by a local council...

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RLA proposes landlord CGT waiver to help first-time buyers
Tuesday 3rd March 2015

The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) is calling for changes to Capital Gains Tax (CGT) to boost the first-time buyer market. Proposals in the RLA manifesto would see landlords who sell a former rental home to a first-time buyer benefit from relief on any Capital Gains Tax (CGT) payable on the property...

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Mortgage Trust launches BTL range for Scotland
Tuesday 3rd March 2015

Mortgage Trust, part of specialist buy-to-let lender Paragon, has made a range of products available for PRS investors in Scotland for the first time since the financial crisis...

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Cambridge landlord fined for harassment
Monday 2nd March 2015

A landlord who harassed the American tenants of a house she owned has been order to pay a total of £4,500. Rosemary Hill, 74, of Mildenhall, denied harassment but was found guilty by a jury at Ipswich Crown Court...

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Rents up in January, says HomeLet
Monday 2nd March 2015

New findings from the HomeLet Rental Index have revealed that the rental market has returned to growth in 2015, with the average rent on new tenancies signed in January 2...

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Tenants let down by poor enforcement, says RLA
Friday 27th February 2015

Landlords are calling on the next Government to undertake a review of the enforcement of regulations in the private rented sector. The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) says tenants are being let down by a failure to properly enforce the powers already available to tackle poor housing conditions...

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DPS now protecting over £1bn
Friday 27th February 2015

The Deposit Protection Service (The DPS) has announced that it is now protecting more than 1.2 million deposits across England and Wales, totalling just over £1 billion...

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BPF: survey shows acute need for purpose-built PRS
Thursday 26th February 2015

The English Housing Survey, which shows that the private rented sector remains the second largest tenure in England, has highlighted the need for a purpose-built private rental sector, according to the British Property Federation (BPF)...

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Housing market: confusion reigns
Thursday 26th February 2015

Two wildly contradictory sets of figures show just how confusing the housing market outlook has become.    The Halifax Housing Market Confidence Tracker said that house price optimism fell to its lowest level for 18 months in January, as lending got off to a sluggish start in 2015...

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ARLA launches housing manifesto for PRS
Wednesday 25th February 2015

The Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) has announced the launch of its 2015 housing manifesto. The joint mainfesto of ARLA and the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) was launched at yesterday’s NAEA conference ‘Agents of Change’...

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Fire Brigade backs NLA fire safety guide
Wednesday 25th February 2015

The London Fire Brigade has urged private landlords to take advantage of a new guide issued by the National Landlords Association (NLA). The Association’s ‘Fire Safety Logbook’ will help landlords to protect their tenants and ensure they don’t fall foul of fire safety laws, the London Fire Brigade has said...

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Increasing tenant demand means landlords won’t want to be left behind in 2015

Friday 23rd January 2015

Recent research has revealed that more than half of landlords are looking to expand their property portfolio in 2015...

OnBoard Pro: the fast, efficient pre-tenancy solution

Wednesday 21st January 2015

Anyone who has ever let or rented a private rental sector property knows how time consuming the process can take...

Landlord Investment Show Heads to Woking 29 January 2015

Thursday 15th January 2015

Landlord Investment Show heads to Woking in Surrey on Thursday 29th January at the H.G Wells Centre in Woking...

A new year, a new broadband package…

Tuesday 13th January 2015

At a time of year when many are prone to re-evaluating their lives and the direction it is going in, now seems as good a time as any for people to reconsider their phone and broadband deals...

Cambridge Letting Agent Launches Monthly Property Workshops

Monday 12th January 2015

This January, Belvoir Cambridge will be launching themed workshops to educate landlords and property investors about various aspects of buy-to-let...

Graeme Murray Blog

Business clarity provided - UK Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard legislation update    The...More

Should internet access be reclassified as a utility?

If the UK wants to compete on the global digital stage,...More

The evolution of the internet – broadband by numbers

Access to the internet via fast, reliable broadband has become so...More

Eric Walker Blog

Communication is the key to reducing landlord stress   An industry study measuring...More

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60 second interview: Andy Halstead, Rent on Time

    Landlord Today has been given the opportunity to interview Andy Halstead...More

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60 second interview with Stephen Purvis, CEO of OnBoard Pro “Use of technology within the private rented sector”

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Anthony Filice

Chartered surveyor who sold the first £1m house in Cardiff, in...More

Grant Shapps

Housing minister who moved swiftly to suspend HIPs within days of...More

Peter Bolton King

Chief executive of the National Federation of Property Professionals, newish umbrella...More

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