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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

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

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

Landlords' Tax Allowance

Landlords are being urged to ensure they are fully tax efficient after research shows many are failing to claim for the full range of tax allowances.

Monday, July 25, 2011
Posted in: Landlords Other

University Joins Opposition to Article 4

According to a recent posting from the Accomodation for Students news breifing, the university in York has joined local landlords in opposing the introduction of an article 4 directive to limit the number of HMOs in the city.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Landlord Power!

A group of landlords has won a judicial review against Hyndburn District Council in Lancashire.

Thursday, June 23, 2011
Posted in: Landlords

House Price Recovery

In a new report, the Centre for Economics and Business Research, one of the UK's most influential economics think tanks forcast a four year recovery in house prices starting later this year.

Thursday, June 02, 2011

Rental Market Report

Over the past year supply has continued to drop, as demand increases according to the latest rental index from FindaProperty.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

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