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  The Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) is advising landlords to be aware of planning changes affecting certain types of rental properties.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

How Long Do Court Proceedings for Possession Take?

Our legal advisors, Pain Smith, have recently notified us that the time taken for Courts to process claims particularly in the London Region has extended dramatically.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Second Phase of Additional Licensing for HMO Properties

Following Oxford City Council’s introduction of Additional Licensing for all HMO properties, the second phase which will widen the net to cover all remaining HMO let properties, not previously licensed, will come into effect on 30 January 2012.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Insurance Policy Small Print

Landlords need to take a close look at the small print of their insurance policies.

Monday, November 14, 2011
Posted in: Landlords

Thinking of Sharing with a Friend?

Lots of people share rented property and most are successful and run smoothly.

Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Posted in: Tenants

Tensions in the Private Rental Sector

Against the background of Shelter calling for a cap on rents in the private rental sector, a report out today from Paragon highlights the tension between increased demand and pressure on families caused by upward movement on rents.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

You Can Make a Difference

Saving energy these days will not only help save the world but also can be a valuable cost cutter.

Thursday, October 13, 2011
Posted in: Tenants

Deposit Dispute Advice

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme has published a new set of case studies on its site, illustrating how adjudicators approach a deposit dispute when landlords and tenants cannot reach an amicable agreement between themselves.

Thursday, September 29, 2011
Posted in: Landlords Tenants

Terraced Homes Are Top Investment

Terraced houses increased in value by more than any other type of home over the past decade after buyers were priced out of the top end of the market, according to new research by the Halifax.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Mortgage for Landlords Buying at Auction

Lancashire Mortgage Corporation has launched a new product and revised criteria, designed to help people buying property at auction.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Posted in: Property Market

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