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Top tips to keep tenants safe as part of Gas Safety Week

Wednesday 19 September 2018

Gas Safety Week, which runs September 17-23, aims to raise awareness of gas safety and remind landlords to have their gas appliances safety checked annually by a qualified Gas Safe registered engineer.

​Deadline to new HMO licencing approaches

Tuesday 11 September 2018

Agents and landlords are reminded that new rules about the licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) are set to come into force next month.

New training academy to support landlords and agents

Thursday 06 September 2018

A new Training Academy which aims to help landlords, agents and property professionals seeking additional support has been launched by the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) 

Nearly one in ten UK adults are would-be landlords

Monday 03 September 2018

Nearly one in ten (9 per cent) of UK adults have shown an interest in taking out a buy-to-let mortgage in 2018, creating the possibility that an extra 4.8 million people could become landlords in 2018. 

Administration and IT are most likely day jobs for small landlords

Thursday 30 August 2018

Two thirds of landlords in Britain rent out property to supplement their main income, with administrators, IT professionals, teachers, and accountants the top four jobs cited by landlords who took part in a survey conducted by online letting agent MakeUrMove.

Landlords are getting younger!

Wednesday 29 August 2018

The average age of new landlords acquiring property to let has dropped by ten years since 2014, according to yieldit.

False alarm on long term tenancies

Tuesday 21 August 2018

The government has confirmed there is no announcement due on long term tenancies  and reassured landlords all responses will be taken into account before a decision is made.

Average UK rents are up this month

Monday 20 August 2018

The average cost of a new let in Britain increased to £964 per calendar month in July but the speed of rental growth continued to slow to 0.2 per cent, the latest lettings index shows.

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