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Government urged to give EU citizens proof of residence
 

Government urged to give EU citizens proof of residence

A physical document that EU citizens could use post-Brexit to show they have the right to rent a home would be a 'pragmatic and common sense way' to deal with the problem, the Residential Landlords Associa

     
Posted by on 29/01/2020 13:08:45
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2020ís London Property Investment Hotspots Revealed
 

2020ís London Property Investment Hotspots Revealed

Landlords looking for buy to let investment opportunities in London in 2020 should look towards the east of the city for success, research has revealed.

The findings from Portico highlight that six

     
Posted by on 29/01/2020 11:58:08
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Landlords See Annual Rent Growth Double
 

Landlords See Annual Rent Growth Double

Landlords around the UK have seen the annual growth for private rents nearly doubling, with rising demand and falling rental supply leading to the rise.

The findings from Zoopla reveal that there's been an 8%

     
Posted by on 29/01/2020 11:54:36
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Fewer landlords let homes to housing benefit tenants
 

Fewer landlords let homes to housing benefit tenants

One landlordís association says there has been a big drop in the number of landlords who are willing to let their home to a tenant receiving Universal Credit or local housing allowance.

The Nation

     
Posted by on 29/01/2020 11:48:30
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Landlords face mandatory electrical safety regulations
 

Landlords face mandatory electrical safety regulations

Landlords in England will have mandatory electrical safety regulations introduced by the government this year.

The government says that all rental homes will have compulsory five-year electrical

     
Posted by on 29/01/2020 11:30:47
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Landlords set for sustained rent growth
 

Landlords set for sustained rent growth

Landlords in the private rental sector across the UK will see sustained rent growth - much like they enjoyed in 2019.

The prediction comes from HomeLet who say rents have risen by 3.5% over the past year and a

     
Posted by on 29/01/2020 11:26:34
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Government plans to make it easier to rent with pets
 

Government plans to make it easier to rent with pets

The government has revealed that it wants to make it much easier for a tenant to rent a home from a landlord when they have pets.

The announcement was made by Robert Jenrick, the housing secretary

     
Posted by on 29/01/2020 11:21:36
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Landlords hit by court delays for evictions
 

Landlords hit by court delays for evictions

One firm that helps landlords deal with the eviction process through the courts says these cases are now taking longer than they have ever done thanks to administrative errors and frustrating court delays.

     
Posted by on 29/01/2020 11:17:32
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New legislation affecting landlords in 2020
 

New legislation affecting landlords in 2020

In recent years, landlords have been hit by various regulatory and tax changes and there are five new pieces of legislation affecting them in 2020.

The Residential Landlordsí Association has published a r

     
Posted by on 29/01/2020 11:11:59
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Landlords can still make a profit in 2020
 

Landlords can still make a profit in 2020

Landlords can still make a decent profit from the private rental sector in 2020, one leading property firm claims.

According to Apropos, there is still lots of potential in the buy to let sector despite the

     
Posted by on 29/01/2020 11:02:11
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A Third Of All Landlords Looking To Sell-Up
 

A Third Of All Landlords Looking To Sell-Up

Faced with lower profits, around one-in-three private landlords in the UK are looking to sell up in 2020, research reveals.

According to findings published by the Residential Landlords' Association (RLA),

     
Posted by on 23/01/2020 10:56:31
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Areas With The Biggest Rent Rises Revealed
 

Areas With The Biggest Rent Rises Revealed

The areas in the UK that enjoyed the largest rent rises in 2019 have been revealed - and there are some startling surprises.

According to Howsy, the lettings platform, they analysed the Office for National

     
Posted by on 23/01/2020 10:51:48
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Call To Implement Rental Sector Reform
 

Call To Implement Rental Sector Reform

A landlords' organisation is urging the new government to look carefully at rental sector reform so that landlords can repossess their rental property when legitimately entitled to do so.

The call is being made

     
Posted by on 23/01/2020 10:07:42
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