A recent news story highlighted how grieving relatives may be unaware that a deceased’s home is no longer covered by their home insurance after a certain amount of days.
Archive for 2018
The UK government is introducing legislation designed to bring empty homes back into use and tackle the housing crisis by allowing councils to raise the amount of tax they can charge.
After the drought comes the deluge – that is a frequent pattern of English summers and this year it is expected to be an exceptionally long, hot spell - which may be storing up especially ferocious
An article in Emigrate magazine is warning UK expats who have an investment property in the UK to be wary of property fraud.
Whether you are a homeowner or tenant, the contents of your home are likely to be valuable – valuable enough to tempt the light-fingered or professional attentions of burglars.
Hundreds of Manchester city centre residents forced to pay £10k to remove dangerous Grenfell-style cladding
A year on from the Grenfell Tower block tragedy, more than 300 leaseholders in two tower blocks in the Green Quarter, Manchester, have been arguing their case at a tribunal.
You might not have your sights set on the £12 million or so rental income made by one landlord from Airbnb lettings (reported by the Independent newspaper on the 10th of November 2017), but it may off
As from 1st October this year, the definition of what a House of Multiple Occupation (HMO) changes. The Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Prescribed Description) (England) Order 2018 was a
Demand for affordable, shared accommodation is high, and rates of return for landlords are high. So it may be little wonder that more and more landlords are diversifying their let property portfolios
New data reveals a rise in the number of landlords selling up in April this year. According to ARLA Propertymark’s Private Rented Sector Report for April 2018, letting agents saw the highest number of
‘Accidental landlord’ armed services personnel who rent their homes out while deployed abroad or elsewhere in the UK are being hit by the Government’s tax hikes on private rented housing says...
We reported on several stories last year how the so-called “Bank of Mum and Dad” was propping up the UK housing market, including being the UK’s ninth biggest mortgage lender...