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Landlords Tuning to Holiday Lets following Tax Hikes by Government - 24 August 2017

An increasing number of rental properties in London are being used for short term holiday lets using websites such as Airbnb and are no longer available for long term renting. New research by the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) across the capital has found that there has been a 75 per cent increase in the number of multi-listings on Airbnb ... more

Legionella: is your knowledge up to date? - 23 August 2017

It is the silent killer that could be lurking in taps, shower heads and air conditioning systems, and it causes hundreds of deaths each year according to Public Health England. And with recent changes to industry guidance around Legionnaires' disease, landlords are being encouraged to ensure that their knowledge of the fatal disease is up to date by signing up to ... more

Call of the week-energy efficiency standards - 23 August 2017

As April 1st 2018 approaches more and more calls to the Landlord Advice Team focus on the new requirements around energy efficiency. For most callers this is a relatively simple case of explaining that, from that date, it will be unlawful to grant a new tenancy (including renewals) to someone for a property with an EPC rating of F or ... more

DWP launches new helpline for landlords - 22 August 2017

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has introduced a new helpline for landlords whose Universal Credit tenants will not communicate with them. The new number 0345 600 4272 can be used by landlords who are unable to obtain the tenant's co-operation to get DWP to supply information when it comes to enquiries about major payments -  such as a direct ... more

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