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New Right to Rent law applies February 2016

The Right To Rent Scheme and Illegal Immigrants

From 1st February 2016 Landlords and their Letting Agent are legally obligated to check the immigration status of their tenants and face a hefty fine if they don't.

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Mandatory smoke alarm.

House of Lords Blocks Private Rented Sector Mandatory Smoke Alarm Legislations

New law forcing compulsory smoke alarms for landlords blocked on a technicality.

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Holding deposit.

Holding Deposits For Rented Properties

Landlord best practice for taking and dealing with tenant's holding deposits.

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Ed Miliband Rent Controls

Rent Controls & What They Mean To You As a Landlord

Rent controls have been tried in the past and are being proposed again by the Labour Party. This article discusses their effect.

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Capital gains tax

Change to Capital Gains Tax Rules For Landlords

On 6th April 2015, capital gains tax rules for landlords changed. Read this article to find out if those changes affected you.

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Deregulation Act 2015

The Deregulation Act 2015 - Section 21 Notices and Revenge Evictions

What the new Deregulation Act means for the serving of Section 21 notices on your tenants.

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Recent Posts

Landlord Warning: Do You Know What's Happening To Your Rented Property?

A free service from the land registry could help you (or an innocent buyer) avoid being...

Why some enquirers don't want to share their contact information

Find out why some enquirers aren't prepared to share their contact information with you.

Forged Documents and Right to Rent

Are you worried about being presented with forged documents by prospective tenants? Read on...

Newsflash: No Proportionality Required For Section 21 Eviction

In a rare piece of good news for private landlords in 2016 the supreme court has concluded that...

Compulsory Electrical Testing in Rental Properties

The Housing and Planning Act 2016 has finally been published. This has taken some time due to the...

Making Sense of Agency Fee Advertising

Most letting agents are aware that they need to publish a full list of their fees and charges...