Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Regulations: New Rules for UK Landlords 2022

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Reading Time: 4 minutes The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations are changing. The regulations, originally enforced in 2015, will be amended from 1 October 2022 and apply to both private and social […]

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Levelling Up For Landlords 2022 – Government White Paper for Landlords and Renters

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Reading Time: 4 minutes On 2 February 2022, Levelling Up Secretary Michael Gove unveiled the government’s Levelling Up White Paper. This document outlines plans to ‘transform the UK’ and change how the government system […]

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Landlord And Tenant Advice – Frequently Asked Questions When Renting Part 2

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Landlord and tenant advice is something we give out on a daily basis. The lettings process can be confusing at times so it’s understandable that landlords and tenants often have many […]

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Tenancy Documents: 7 Documents Your Landlord Should Give You 2022

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Reading Time: 5 minutes When moving to a rental property, your landlord is responsible for providing you with a number of tenancy documents. This includes your contract and information specific to your tenancy, as […]

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Tenant Rights When Renting Property in 2022

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Reading Time: 6 minutes Tenant rights can often seem unclear. Sometimes issues arise between landlords and tenants, which is why it’s important to understand each party’s legal rights in all situations. So, what rights do […]

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20 Things You Should Know Before Moving Home – Moving House Checklist 2022

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Reading Time: 10 minutes Moving house is a big deal. Whether you have lived in rental properties before or are a first-time tenant, it’s important to understand the moving process so you can best prepare […]

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Eviction Ban End in Sight: Government Announces Changes to Bailiffs and Notice Periods

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Reading Time: 3 minutes The government has announced plans to end the eviction ban. This includes bringing back bailiff-enforced evictions and reducing notice periods from the beginning of June. Bailiff enforcement and eviction ban […]

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Supporting a charity close to our hearts this Christmas

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Reading Time: 2 minutes This year, no doubt, has been challenging for everyone. With Christmas and the New Year fast approaching, we look back on the year we’ve had, and feelings of reflection and […]

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Government Announces Lockdown Eviction Restrictions

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Reading Time: 2 minutes The government have announced that evictions will not be enforced whilst the national restrictions are in place. Bailiff enforcement action is on halt until 11 January 2021 at the earliest, […]

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Government Proposes Changes to Energy Efficiency Regulations 2020

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Reading Time: 2 minutes A government consultation has launched seeking to amend the current Energy Efficiency Regulations and improve the energy performance of private rented homes in the UK. One of the main proposals […]

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How will the Chancellor’s Green Plan affect landlords?

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Back in July, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a Green Homes Grant Scheme as part of the government’s £3 billion energy efficiency plan. The scheme, open from 30th September 2020, provides […]

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Government Announces 6-Month Notice Periods and Eviction ‘Ban’ Extension

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Reading Time: 3 minutes The government have extended the stay on possession proceedings and increased eviction notice periods to 6 months. Extended stay on possession proceedings Court proceedings after 20th September 6-month eviction notice […]

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Eviction ‘Ban’ Extended to September 2020

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Reading Time: < 1 minute The government have made a last-minute decision to extend the eviction ‘ban’ for another four weeks and introduce six-month notice periods until 31st March 2021. Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has […]

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Digital tax on the horizon for landlords

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Reading Time: 2 minutes The government have announced plans to extend the compulsory digitalisation of tax to self-employed businesses and landlords over the next three years. Currently, companies with a turnover above £85,000 must […]

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6-month Eviction Notices for Welsh Landlords – Is England Next?

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Reading Time: 2 minutes The Welsh government have introduced a 6-month notice period for landlords seeking to evict their tenants. The announcement was made on Thursday 23rd July and applies to notices given on […]

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Government Changes to Evictions: August 2020

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Back in July, the government announced changes to eviction processes in England and Wales. These temporary measures aim to help the courts cope with the influx of possession proceedings once […]

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21 Life-Changing Hacks Every Landlord Should Know

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Reading Time: 6 minutes As a self-managing landlord, cleaning your property can be a right pain. With everything else on your list, scrubbing stubborn stains and dealing with dreaded mould is a task you’d […]

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