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Paragon Mortgages’ latest quarterly landlord survey has revealed the average void period experienced by landlords in Q4 was the lowest recorded in 2014...

Darlington landlord fined £1,000 for cold home
Thursday 29th January 2015

A Darlington landlord has been fined £1,000 for failing to comply with an Environmental Protection Act Notice served by the council. The notice served because the property that he rented out was in such a state that it would put the health of the tenants and any visitors to the property at risk...

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New opportunities for institutional investment in residential rented market
Wednesday 28th January 2015

Real estate fund management firm Internos Global Investors has teamed up with Catalyst for Homes, a community interest company, to explore the formation of a range of direct and indirect investment vehicles that will enable institutions to invest in scale in the UK residential rented market...

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Landlords face ticking timebomb of energy compliance
Wednesday 28th January 2015

Landlords are at risk of financial penalties and being unable to let their properties if they fail to meet minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES) that come into play in 2018...

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Council prosecutes landlord for stripping tenant’s home
Tuesday 27th January 2015

A London-based landlord has been ordered to pay more than £6,000 in fines, costs and compensation for harassing his tenant by allowing the removal of fixtures, fittings and essential services from his home while he was still living there...

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Barclays to accept personal income when assessing BTL affordability
Tuesday 27th January 2015

Barclays has announced a new approach to calculating mortgage affordability that will act as a boost for many buy-to-let landlords. Following a successful pilot conducted last year, Barclays will now allow any shortfall in the rental income used to calculate affordability to be met by the applicant’s disposable income...

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Landlord Action hosts “Rumble with the Agents”
Monday 26th January 2015

If you’ve ever wanted to punch your letting agent, now’s your big chance. On Thursday 21 May Landlord Action is hosting the biggest white collar charity boxing event to be brought to the property industry and is looking for participants...

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German landlord taking the p*!?
Monday 26th January 2015

UK landlords are often criticised for withholding tenants’ deposits for all kinds of unfair reasons but a landlord in Germany has ended up in court for trying to claim damage caused by urine...

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West Brom in court over rate hike
Friday 23rd January 2015

The long-awaited court case over increased tracker rates by West Brom building society began on Wednesday. The lender is accused of illegally ramping up rates for about 6,200 buy-to-let customers...

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Paragon Mortgages report BTL lending up 58%
Friday 23rd January 2015

Paragon Mortgages’ parent company, the Paragon Group of Companies, has announced results for the quarter to 31 December 2014. The group reported operating profits of £30...

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Lancashire landlord who ignored enforcement notice ordered to pay £22,500
Thursday 22nd January 2015

A Lancashire landlord who ignored an enforcement notice issued by the fire service has been fined £10,500 and ordered to pay costs of £12,000...

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Renters to march against housing crisis
Thursday 22nd January 2015

Next Saturday will see tenants from across the capital march to City Hall to demand solutions to the housing crisis and better housing for Londoners...

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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...

Work from home? Then you’ll need good phone and broadband

With the number of people working from home at its highest...More

3G, 4G, what G? The different types of wireless broadband

One thing for sure is that these days the majority of...More

Anthony Webb Blog

The additional and selective licensing debate: Why it matters North London landlords...More

Beth Middleton Blog

Unintended consequences of right-to-rent tenant checks  From the 1st of December 2014...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: Ian Thomas, Sales and Marketing Director at OnBoard Pro

What is Right to Rent? Recent changes to the Immigration...More

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Edward Powell

Director and founder of legal marketing company, Conveyancing Network in 2002...More

Richard Martin

Founded the fast-growing lettings chain Martin & Co after becoming convinced...More

Simon Embley

Group chief executive of LSL, parent company of Your Move. He...More

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