Housing Minister tightens up rules on electrical safety to better protect renters
New measures designed to ensure mandatory electrical inspections are carried out by competent and qualified inspectors.
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Landlords 247will not allow a new tenancy without a smoke alarm as standard on every floor. FACT.
Install a smoke alarm on each floor of the premises on which there is a room used wholly or partly as living accommodation;
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If you've been sent a section 21 eviction notice by your landlord or their letting agent, we know that you are likely to feel very worried. Don’t panic. This guide is here to help you work out what options you have and decide what to do next.
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JANUARY 15, 2019 BY BEN REEVE-LEWIS2 COMMENTS
Changes in the air
One thing about spending your working life with your nose in the PRS dirt is that you can spot things coming before many other people.
You see trends developi... read more »
It has become a popular past-time of late to bash landlords. Day after day there are cynical stories in the media about rich capitalist landlords seeking to exploit poor beleaguered tenants, abuse th... read more »
15 key dates for landlords in 2019
Earning an income from buy to let involves more than simply sitting back and watching the rent roll in. Changes in private rented sector regulation, tenancy disputes, maintenance issues, tax... read more »
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HM Revenue and Customs AlertWhat you need to knowAction Fraud has experienced an increase in the reporting of malicious calls, voicemails, text messages or emails to members of the public purporting to be from HMRC.The fraudsters state that as ... read more »
What is condensation?
Condensation is the result of warm moist air reaching a cold surface. This can be anything from steam caused by cooking, bathing, washing or drying (often when clothes are left to dry in an unventilated room). You may be able t... read more »