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HMRC to continue tax crackdown on landlords

Posted on 15/05/2019

Despite limited success so far, HMRC’s Let Property Campaign is set to continue – but what is it, how effective has it been and what do landlords need to know about it?

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Will the tenant fees ban stop lets with pets

Will the tenant fees ban stop lets with pets?

Posted on 10/05/2019

As the lettings sector gears up for the introduction of the Tenant Fees Act on June 1, how could the five-week deposit cap affect landlords who allow tenants to keep pets in their rental properties?

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Would indefinite tenancies work in the UK

Would indefinite tenancies work in the UK?

Posted on 01/05/2019

Following a recent announcement by Labour, it’s time to ask could German-style indefinite tenancies be effective in the UK Private Rented Sector?

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MEES update EPCs for listed buildings and conservation properties Image spec notes: Image courtesy of DepositPhotos, size 'medium'

MEES update: EPCs for listed buildings and conservation properties

Posted on 29/03/2019

For landlords of listed buildings or properties in conservation areas, MEES has caused confusion for quite some time. How can you work out if your property is exempt?

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Auction Property

Can I get a Buy-to-let loan for an auction property?

Posted on 29/03/2019

Want to take advantage of property auctions but thought it was just for cash buyers? Financial Experts One77 share their experience on this challenging scenario and how they helped other Landlords finance their auction purchases.

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Mandatory electrical safety checks for landlords whats the latest

Mandatory electrical safety checks for landlords – what’s the latest?

Posted on 19/03/2019

The Government is planning to implement compulsory electrical safety checks every five years in rental homes, when might the rules come into play and what does this mean for you?

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