A late Easter and two bank holidays in May offer a timely reminder that the holiday season is upon us once again. What seems to be changing, however, is the choice of holiday destination
Archive for 2019
With research showing a surge in the number of over 55s taking equity release from their homes, financially, it may make more sense for the 55+ age group to rent rather than withdraw equity from their
Mobile homes come in all shapes and sizes and may be used for different purposes. They might all be called mobile homes, but the vast majority are moved very rarely – if at all – and remain more...
A gas cooker or hob, gas-fired central heating boiler, or the gas fire in your sitting room all look set for extinction following an announcement by Chancellor Philip Hammond in March.
Following a one-off inquiry, the government’s Science and Technology Committee said the 'seven-metre rule' (the danger zone from Japanese knotweed used to decide mortgages) is 'over-cautious' and shou
The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) is critical of government unfairly penalising landlords, reported Landlord Today on the 8th of May.
Even if you have been exercising the greatest of care, it is possible that your buy to let property nevertheless poses health and safety hazards.
What drives homeowners’ enthusiasm for renovations, extensions and improvements? Some have argued that a buoyant economy and general confidence in the housing market are the underlying motives...
If you have put your home or let property up for sale, it is likely to take a few weeks longer to find a buyer and complete the transaction than it did this time last year.
A crisis may be looming as more and more landlords are leaving the rented accommodation marketplace and selling up their let properties says the Residential Landlords Association (RLA).
What with a May Day Bank Holiday and the Spring Bank Holiday, later in the month, summer (or at least the idea of it!) is upon us once again – and that means the beginning of another BBQ season, summe
How would you feel if the rent you’d been steadily collecting from your tenants for a year or more was ordered to be paid back to them?