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Superstrike V Rodrigues

On the 14th June 2013 the Lord Justice Lloyd handled the appeal on the Superstrike v Rodriguez case. The outcome of this appeal has put the lettings world in turmoil for private landlords and letting agents, as well as all … Continue reading

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HMRC WARNING ON SECOND HOMES

The HMRC have given a deadline to all property owners who received a rental income either here in the UK or abroad. This applies to any property that is not a main residence, including holiday homes. They have pledged to … Continue reading

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Landlord Update on Inspection hatches for Gas Safety Certificates

As of 1st January 2013, all rented properties that have a gas central heating boiler flue that has either been fitted hidden in the ceiling space or fitted away from an external wall must now be fitted with an inspection … Continue reading

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Warning on electrical appliances

Landlords and Letting Agents are being advised to look at the electrical products in their properties after a number of fires have been attributed to white goods. Only last week, Dorset fire and rescue were called to a serious house … Continue reading

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Dorset Landlord left counting the costs

A Dorset landlord is counting the costs of his futility and refusal to play by the rules. The Landlord had originally protected a deposit given to him by a tenant through MyDeposits; however the Landlord did not renew his membership … Continue reading

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TAXMAN to target Buy To Let Landlords

HMRC have launched 12 task forces aimed at targeting landlords with 3 or more properties in 2011/12 and more in 2012/13. The buy-to-let taskforce will specifically target tax evasion among buy-to-let landlords who own or rent out more than three … Continue reading

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Continued demand for rental properties

A recent survey conducted by mortgage organisation ‘Paragon Group’ reports an ongoing growth in demand for rental properties, with demand being at its highest for two years in the last quarter of 2010. First time buyers have always struggled to … Continue reading

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Housing shortage will increase rents

The third quarter in 2010 saw the development of new homes at its lowest in 5 years, the second lowest of the past 19 quarters and the lowest since 1923. The country has an estimated one million housing shortage and … Continue reading

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