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Articles posted in December 2016

Minister’s U-turn on ban for letting agent fees

Thursday 22 December 2016

22nd December 2016

A ban on fees for letting agents has been hailed by housing minister Gavin Barwell as an ‘important step’ after rejecting the idea only three months earlier. 

New plans to crack down on rogue landlords

Wednesday 21 December 2016

21st December 2016

Rogue landlords could be banned from the business, have their property taken over by local councils and face fines of up to £30,000, under tough new government proposals.

Tardy tenants are running up repair bills

Tuesday 20 December 2016

20th December 2016

Costly repair bills are being run up because tenants delay telling their landlords about issues that later turn into problems, new research has found.

Could recycling charges pose a threat to landlords?

Monday 19 December 2016

19th December 2016

A dispute between a landlord and Essex County Council has highlighted a potential problem for landlords who own homes of multiple occupation, Letting Agent Today reports. 

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