Following a survey it has been reported that no fewer than 44 per cent of landlords plan to expand their portfolios before July 2018 despite tax obstacles
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HMRC is set to update its guidance on the higher rate of Stamp Duty, which has been branded so confusing that it has caught out solicitors and estate agents
The government has taken the unusual step of working with a Labour MP to ensure her Private Members Bill can become law – and with it, give tenants the right to take legal action over the habitation standards of private rental property
Dominic Raab is the new housing minister, moving over from the Ministry of Justice where he had been a junior minister since
The consumer organisation Which? is warning that buy to let mortgages could become more expensive in the near future
A database of rogue letting agents and landlords and new banning orders, first promised in the Housing and Planning Act announced almost exactly a year ago, is to come into effect from early April
It has been claimed that one in every 12 homes in 2017 has been up for sale in the previous six months before the property has been put onto the rental market. This adds up to 80,000 homes in total
A recent survey by Rightmove shows that a shortage in the supply of properties to let is set to see the UK rental market remain buoyant over the coming year; this in turn will continue to drive rents higher
The Government has published a Draft ‘Tenant Fees’ Bill to ban letting agents and landlords from charging letting fees to tenants.
The Energy Efficiency (private rental properties)(England & Wales) regulations 2015 come into force from April 2018.