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The year 1996 was the year that John Major was in power, a little known band called the Spice Girls stormed the charts and just 4% of the UK population had access to something called the internet...

Government publishes right-to-rent code of practice
Wednesday 22 October 2014

The Government has issued guidance for landlords affected by the introduction of right-to-rent immigration checks. The new code of practice is available on the Government website...

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Hertfordshire landlord fined £20k for 28 offences
Wednesday 22 October 2014

A Hertfordshire landlord has been fined more than £20,000 after pleading guilty to 28 offences in court. Terence Higgins, 51, of Ware, appeared at Watford Magistrates Court on Friday 17 October after prosecution by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council relating to two private rentals in Hatfield...

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Tenant jailed for fraud following civil case
Wednesday 22 October 2014

A tenant has been jailed for two years following a civil case in which she confessed to fraudulently supplying false references and pay slips to letting agents...

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NLA campaigns for council tax exemptions
Wednesday 22 October 2014

The National Landlords Association (NLA) is contacting all local authorities in the UK to ask for council tax exemptions for landlords whose properties become empty between tenancies...

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Landlords ‘fessing up to tax evasion, says RLA
Wednesday 22 October 2014

Landlords have “responded positively” to the HMRC ‘Let Property Campaign’ that encourages disclosure of past rental profits for tax purposes, according to the Residential Landlords Association (RLA)...

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Labour plans to block landlords from buying new homes
Wednesday 22 October 2014

The letting agent and landlord community is still coming to terms with the news that Labour wants councils to have the power to ban buy-to-let investors purchasing new-builds in what the party is to designate as 'housing growth areas'...

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Landlord fined £30k for letting out freezing home
Wednesday 22 October 2014

An unlicensed landlord whose tenants suffered a freezing winter with no heating or hot water has been ordered to pay more than £30,000 following a council prosecution...

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RLA vs Shelter. Again.
Wednesday 22 October 2014

The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) has accused Shelter of embarking on another “scare campaign”. According to the RLA, the proportion of private sector tenants leaving their homes at the direction of their landlord or letting agent has fallen over the past year...

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Property crowdfunding platform launched by Mayfair & Morgan
Wednesday 22 October 2014

International property management and investment firm Mayfair & Morgan has launched a new internet-based crowdfunding platform that will allow its members to invest in residential property from £1,000 and gain long-term returns without the need for house hunting, mortgage acquisition, tenant recruitment and property management...

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Leicester landlord jailed for breaching fire safety regulations
Wednesday 22 October 2014

A Leicester landlord has been sentenced to eight months in prison for ignoring fire safety regulations and putting his tenants’ lives at risk...

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Shelter Scotland launches new campaign to stop illegal evictions
Wednesday 22 October 2014

Shelter Scotland has launched a campaign targeting the criminal practice of illegal eviction by private landlords. Illegal Eviction – Know Your Rights is supported by Police Scotland and Crimestoppers and will visit several towns and cities across the country...

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Wednesday 22 October 2014

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Luxury student accommodation draws investors to Liverpool

Wednesday 22 October 2014

The attention of property investors from all over the UK is being drawn to X1 Liverpool One, a selection of purpose-built luxury apartments located in the heart of Liverpool City Centre...

Would You Pay £125,000 Extra to Live Somewhere Scenic

Wednesday 22 October 2014

According to a new report published by Lloyds Bank, it has been found that people of home-buying age across England and Wales are paying £125,000 extra to live in some of the country’s most scenic, picturesque areas...

It’s your turn to have the Out of Hours phone this weekend

Wednesday 22 October 2014

All to common conversations overheard in your property management department "So Sarah, you do know it's your turn to be on call this week for tenant emergencies...

A Plumber with a Dream

Wednesday 22 October 2014

When you're at school, your young and your head is just bursting with career ideas & I remember this one boy in my class who had his heart set on becoming a Plumber, just like his Dad...

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60 second interview: Andy Halstead, Rent on Time

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Former nurse who started a lettings business in 1986 after the...More

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