Not only are the Government looking to ban agents fees but are now trying to ban agents from passing their costs to landlords. What exactly do they really want? If they want to ban agents and make landlords do all their own work then just... read more »
HOME IDENTITY FRAUD PROTECTION
An identity fraud victim has been left "scared" and "terrified" after he discovered his £500,000 home had been listed for sale on a popular property website. The victim had utility bills stolen ... read more »
247 Property Services have long been supporters of the Armed Forces Covenant and have always held the service community in high regard, often working with Forces charities and housing referral agencies to house our heroes in times of need when offici... read more »
LEGAL MUSTS FOR LANDLORDS AND LETTING AGENTS
Where there are any gas appliances in the property provided by the landlord, the landlord must ensure that annual gas safety checks are carried out. These checks must be carried out by a gas f... read more »
Is your landlord a member of the National Landlords Association? Is your landlord accredited?
All NLA full members have a current membership identity card which shows both the membership number and registered name.
Our onlin... read more »
A new report from HomeLet has shown that during October average rents in the UK rose by 3% - a clear sign that landlords appear to be balancing affordability with returns. A tenant signing up for a new tenancy during October agreed to pay an averag... read more »
Several news reports today have highlighted another strand of the government and Bank of England's clampdown on the buy-to-let sector.
It's a change that went largely unnoticed in a policy statement from the Prudential Regulation Authority in Sept... read more »