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
Archive for 2019
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.
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).
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?
From September, Landlords and lettings agents in Wales will be banned from charging their tenants fees for viewing a property to let, for signing a tenancy agreement or for renewing it, reported the B
People in Wales with severe mental impairments are to be helped with their independent living through the Government’s grant of large discounts and rebates on their Council Tax bill, reported the BBC
The Government has announced the “biggest change to the private rental sector for a generation” with consultations on new legislation to abolish Section 21 evictions.
Whilst the rest of the country appears to have been wringing its collective hands about Brexit, the majority of property investors and landlords appear to have no such qualms, according to a story by
Soaring house prices, decreasing rental stock, and the loss of communities – the fallout from Airbnb-style lets
In its UK Housing Review 2019, the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) says that the Airbnb industry needs to be regulated, as the rapid growth of Airbnb-style short lets could lead to the loss....