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Q and A Expert landlord tax return advice
Tags: Tax, Mortgages

Q and A: Expert landlord tax return advice

Posted on 07/04/2016

Getting tax return right is crucial for landlords and it's something that may be pushed to the back of your mind when the practicalities of letting a property and looking after tenants take over.

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Tags: Evictions

Number of repossessions hits record high

Posted on 16/03/2016

Last month the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) published its latest figures on landlord claims, evictions and repossessions.

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Right to Rent: A practical guide

Posted on 10/03/2016

The Right to Rent scheme is finally here and after equal parts confusion, disappointment and curiosity among many landlords, it's now a legal obligation for the immigration status of prospective tenants to be checked.

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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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