Call for MOT system for rented homes

21st February 2017 0

New minimum standards should be introduced for the private rented sector and landlords should receive tax incentives for signing up to accreditation schemes, according to the Chartered Institute of Housing. The CIH said more needs to […]


40% of landlords plan to increase rents

28th November 2016 0

Some 40% of residential landlords plan to increase rents if they are left to pick up the cost of the ban on letting agents charging fees in England, a new poll from Upad has found. […]


Most landlords unfazed by stamp duty surcharge

30th March 2016 0

Four out of five (78%) would-be landlords will still consider investing in property after the new stamp duty rules are introduced from 1 April, Nottingham Building Society research shows. The 3% stamp duty surcharge will put […]


Scotland clamps down on landlord rights

18th March 2016 0

The Private Housing Bill was passed into law by the Scottish Parliament last night reducing landlords’ rights to repossess, end tenancies and raise rents in some areas. Under the new legislation landlords are no longer […]