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Rent Smart Wales, easy as 1, 2, 3... - 27 October 2016

The deadline for Rent Smart Wales registration is the 23rd November 2016. This is fast approaching, and it will be a criminal and civil offence to let or manage a property in Wales without the correct licence or registration after this date. Rent Smart Wales have warned it may take up to 10 working days to respond to enquiries as landlords ... more

Court decision will hit landlords in the pocket - 26 October 2016

Landlords who want to evict tenants who have breached suspended possession orders are being warned they must go to court with evidence of the breach before they can act. The warning comes following the case of Cardiff City Council vs Lee (Flowers) in which the Appeal Court ruled the council acted incorrectly by actioning the possession order after it was alleged ... more

Rallying call as Autumn Statement approaches - 26 October 2016

The legal bid to force a judicial review of the Government’s controversial Mortgage Interest Relief – or Tenant Tax - plans failed at the High Court. But all is not lost. While Steve Bolton and Chris Cooper have confirmed they will not appeal the decision, the RLA is continuing to lobby at the very highest level to persuade the Chancellor to rethink ... more

Tax Week – expert advice from the professionals - 26 October 2016

This week is Tax Week at the RLA, with our team of experts and partner organisations sharing their years of experience in the PRS to help landlords navigate their way through this complex area. On Monday Doug Hall of RLA Mortgages talked about the benefits of limited company buy-to-lets. Tax expert and RLA trainer Carl Bayley answered the question ‘Should ... more

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