New measures are being introduced in the private rented sector to ensure mandatory electrical inspections are carried out by competent and qualified inspectors.
Archive for 2019
The government is showing that it’s prepared to put its money where its mouth is when it comes to rogue landlords, according to an official press release on the 14th of January 2019.
As many as one in five buy to let landlords are thinking of selling up, said a report in the Express newspaper on the 2nd of September 2018.
In the space of just five months between May and October 2018, energy prices rocketed by some 21%, according to a report in the Independent newspaper on the 17th of October.
If proposed legislation runs its course, with effect from the 1st of June this year, landlords will be able to charge a limited and strictly defined range of fees to their tenants.
Have you ever heard of your home insurance premiums “price walking”? If not, you are probably not alone, since it typically happens in an especially stealthy, almost unnoticed way.
The latest figures from the Landbay Rental Index reveals that London landlords are potentially over £1,800 out of pocket since the June 2016 vote to leave the EU.
Following a lengthy campaign by the Residential Landlords Association (RLA), a new online system is in development by the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) that will allow rent payments to be paid
In May of 2018, The Money Pages reported that landlords were expected to react to the growing legislative and regulatory pressures on their business by raising rents by an average of 2.3%.
LandlordToday reports that in prime central London the demand for buy-to-let (BTL) property has increased in recent months - with the trend looking set to continue throughout 2019 as rental yields...
Some pockets of the capital’s commuter belt are likely to offer a more affordable lifestyle than others, reports the website Best Advice on the 3rd of January 2018.
It’s a nightmare to wake up or come home to find that an escape of water – from a burst pipe or some other plumbing failure – has flooded your home. If you live in a flat, it’s a nightmare that you mi