Has the current climate of financial austerity in the UK contributed to a spate of subsidence insurance claims? There is certainly evidence of an upsurge in such claims...
With it being Carbon Monoxide Awareness Month (in Northern Ireland), now is a timely reminder for all landlords and lettings agents to check that rental properties are ‘Gas Safe’ as the colder weather
Landlords of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) faced tougher new restrictions on the standards of their let properties from the beginning of this month.
More than 170,000 Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) are to be drawn into the licensing regime operated by local authority housing departments, the Residential Landlords’ Association has estimated.
The majority of Brits would purchase a home in need of home improvements says research from estate agent Jackson-Stops.
RICS (the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) is urging the Government to overhaul the housing tax system, including ending stamp duty on certain properties. By doing so, RICS say this could...
PropertyWire reports that asking prices in England and Wales were down 0.3% this month, whilst values were also down in Scotland.
Updated legislation relating to the licensing of HMO’s (houses in multiple occupation) could see landlords facing criminal charges if they fail to comply.
Despite housing market worries, retired homeowners who are mortgage-free have gained £45.7 billion in property wealth in the year to May, says new data.
According to haart estate agents, the Government must start supporting landlords in the private rented sector (PRS) or risk seeing a decline in much needed rental property listings due to landlords.
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.
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.