Pressure is mounting for carbon monoxide (CO) detectors and alarms to be installed in all homes in the private rented sector.
Archive for 2017
A report from The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector Working Group suggests that new legislation is needed in England to improve electrical safety in homes in the private rented
Bricks and mortar remain one of the most valuable assets that any of us may own. For criminals looking to make a substantial quick return, therefore, property is very much in their sights.
Floods cause untold damage to properties in the UK. Following the most recent spate of the worst storms in the winter of 2015-16, the insurance industry paid out more than £1.3 billion in claims...
With any home renovation project, there are innumerable details to be considered and preparations to be made – plans to be drawn up by architects and engineers, maybe, planning permission to be obtain
Home renovation is frequently a more cost-effective way of gaining more space or remodelling your home or let property than moving to a new house or investing in new property – Homebuilding and Renova
As a landlord, you are not always obliged to have building insurance for your let property. But there are many instances when it is a safeguard you cannot – and would not want – to avoid, since buy to…
At the labour party conference this September, leader Jeremy Corbyn revived the prospect of rent controls in as a tactic for reducing spiralling rents in the private sector.
People who are in rented accommodation – whether in the private or public sector – and who are on low incomes or unemployed, qualify for benefits to help pay their rent.
Online newspaper LandlordToday has reported how the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) is urging the UK government to follow Scotland’s lead in relation to Universal Credit.
Probably not long now before the wind is howling round the eaves of your home, the rain is lashing down, and falls of sleet and snow are forecast.
If you’re unfortunate enough to experience flood damage, then you’ll probably be contacted fairly quickly by someone called a “loss adjuster”.