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Tenants' energy expectations on the rise

Posted on 10/03/2016

Over the next few years, there are a range of energy efficiency measures being introduced which will require a minimum standard in rental properties.

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How could court closures affect landlords?

Posted on 25/02/2016

It was announced earlier this month that a fifth of all courts and tribunals in England and Wales are to be closed over the next few years.

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Private Sector Housing Manager gives view on PRS

Posted on 16/02/2016

Mike Brook, Leeds City Council Service Manager, Private Sector Housing, who was keen to give us his thoughts on the PRS

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Housing and Planning Bill: An update

Posted on 15/02/2016

Last October was when we first heard about the Housing and Planning Bill which includes a number of proposals that concern the Private Rented Sector (PRS) and particularly landlords.

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Floods: The importance of insurance

Posted on 12/02/2016

The recent floods have shown us the true importance of insurance, with thousands displaced from their homes and billions of pounds worth of damage caused.

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Do tenants really want long-term contracts?

Posted on 08/02/2016

From a landlord's perspective, the perceived wisdom is that longer tenancies are better as void periods are minimised – but this is neither here nor there for the tenant and their expectations.

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