Landlord Lowdown

We're on the pulse of the rental market... we provide all the latest news, views, hot topics and tips for landlords.

You can follow us on twitter or like us on Facebook to get the latest news. 


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?

Read more

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?

Read more
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?

Read more
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?

Read more
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.

Read more

Blog archive


News by tags

landlords (36), Rental property (32), Buy-to-Let (26), Private Rented Sector (16), Investment (15), Mortgages (11), Legislation (10), Tax (10), Landlord Licensing (9), Landlords (9), budget (7), Energy Efficiency (7), HMOs (7), Decorating (6), Government (6), Tenancy agreements (6), Tips (6), Letting Agents (5), Maintenance (5), Regulation (5), Rent (5), Compliance (4), Evictions (4), Housing Market (4), Immigration checks (4), Insurance (4), Lettings Industry (4), Money Saving (4), Right-to-Rent (4), Stamp Duty (4), Deposit (3), EPC (3), Inventories (3), London housing (3), Pets (3), Property investment (3), Property market (3), Rogue Landlords (3), Section 21 (3), Selective Licensing (3), Survey (3), Fees (2), Finance (2), HMRC (2), HomeLet Rental Index (2), London Rental Rates (2), MEES (2), Pensions (2), Property Supply (2), Repairs (2), short-term lets (2), Sub-letting (2), tenants (2), 2020 (1), Accidental Landlords (1), Adverts (1), Airbnb (1), Amsterdam (1), Average rental values (1), Bank of England (1), BBC (1), Best Events (1), Brexit (1), Bridging Loans (1), Broadband (1), Buildings insurance (1), Buying (1), Cannabis (1), Changes (1), Citizen's Advice Bureau (1), Cleaning (1), Corporate (1), Credit reports (1), Criminal Activity (1), DIY (1), Energy efficiency (1), EU (1), Fire (1), Flooding (1), Gains (1), Gardening (1), Henry Pryor (1), Housing (1), Incorporation (1), Interest Rates (1), Japanese Knotweed (1), Landlord (1), Landlord Court Costs (1), Landlord Events (1), Lenders (1), Let Property (1), Local Authority (1), London (1), Management (1), Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (1), Mould (1), National Landlords Association (1), night tube (1), No-Deposit (1), Overseas landlords (1), PAID&CO (1), Paris (1), Parliament (1), Photography Tips (1), Portfolio (1), Professionalism (1), Property Damage (1), Property Marketing (1), Property Safety (1), Prospective Tenants (1), PRS (1), PRS (1), Remortgaging (1), Renovation (1), Rent collection (1), Rental values (1), Revenge evictions (1), Right to rent checks (1), Sadiq Khan (1), Safety (1), Scotland (1), Security Deposits (1), Sitting tenants (1), Smart Meters (1), Social Media (1), Tax (1), Tenants (1), Tenants Bill (1), TfL (1), Unpaid Tax (1), Wales (1), Wear and tear (1), Winter (1),