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Criminal landlord database to be made available to the public

Posted on 21/11/2018

Now that the Government’s criminal landlord database is to be made public, how will this benefit the property industry as a whole?

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What are landlords' biggest concerns for 2017?

Posted on 21/03/2017

For the vast majority of landlords, letting a home is generally a satisfying and beneficial experience. There is, however, no escaping the fact that the rental sector’s been changing at a rapid pace in recent times.

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BTL mortgage tax relief changes - how to prepare

Posted on 14/03/2017

Changes to the way landlords can claim buy-to-let mortgage interest tax relief have been a long time coming. The proposal for the new system was first announced in George Osborne's Summer Budget on July 8 2015.

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Right to Rent - one year on

Posted on 02/03/2017

It's now been just over a year since the Right to Rent scheme was introduced in England. For the past 12 months it's been a legal requirement for landlords - or their letting agents - to check that prospective tenants have the right to rent in England.

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How will the Government crack down on 'rogue' landlords?

Posted on 30/01/2017

The Government recently revealed its intentions regarding banning orders, which could see landlords or agents banned for at least a year at a time, and its proposed database of criminal landlords and agents.

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Government releases details of incoming tax changes
Tags: Tax, Legislation

Government releases details of incoming tax changes

Posted on 23/08/2016

With changes to the way landlords can claim tax relief less than a year away, HomeLet takes a look at a recent Government announcement which gives more details of the new system.

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