After an extended period of discussion and commentary, the government’s ban on some fees being charged to tenants by estate agents and landlords in England took effect from the 1st of June.
Tax is complicated at the best of times. Inheritance Tax (IHT) is by no means any exception. If you are a landlord who has invested in one or two buy to let properties, inheritance tax might become ..
With a raft of legislative changes, the removal of tax allowances and incentives, and now the general economic uncertainty of Brexit, buy to let (BTL) landlords may be understandably anxious about tur
At the beginning of this year, the Law Commission announced a consultation exercise amidst concerns that legislation relating to leaseholders’ Right to Manage is not operating as smoothly as intended.
One of the great ironies of our times is that, in the midst of a widespread housing crisis, an estimated 1 million homes remain empty in the UK, according to a report by Empty Homes at the end of 2018
Landlords have seen an increasingly tight regime of laws and regulations in the last few years – and 2019 looks as though it is unlikely to be any different.
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.
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
As a buy to let landlord, you invested in property by way of a business proposition to generate income from the rents collected from your tenants.
Back in May of 2018 we asked whether property or pension savings are likely to be the more reliable source of income for your retirement.
A House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) represents a house sharing arrangement, with tenants renting on a room by room basis and with some or all of them sharing essential facilities such as the kitchen
In the private rental sector, Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) occupy a special part of the market, which is increasingly attractive to landlords.