Mandatory Client Money Protection: An update

Posted on 30/09/2016

Client Money Protection (CMP), the initiative which safeguards landlords and tenants' funds held by letting agents, remains a voluntary choice for letting agents, more recent developments however, have seen mandatory CMP move ever closer

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Will the new Cabinet rethink housing?

Posted on 21/09/2016

Theresa May has been Prime Minister for over two months now. And while it'll still take some time for her to put her own stamp on the future of the country, we thought it’d be interesting to see how May, her new Chancellor Phillip Hammond and Housing Minister Gavin Barwell aim to tackle housing and the Private Rented Sector (PRS) over the coming months and years.

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Profile of the typical buy-to-let investor

Posted on 22/08/2016

There are a lot of landlords in the UK these days. In fact, according to HM Revenue & Customs, there were almost two million back in 2013/2014. But what are the characteristics of the average landlord or buy-to-let investor?

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Why your landlords should be targeting families and retirees

Posted on 02/08/2016

To the outside world, the Private Rented Sector (PRS) is predominantly made up of students and young professionals saving up to purchase their first property.

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What is the Renters' Rights Bill?

Posted on 20/07/2016

There's a new Bill moving through Parliament which, if made law, proposes to ban letting agents charging fees to tenants.

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