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Shadow chancellor suggests rent caps could be introduced under Labour government

Tuesday 21st May 2024
Property Industry - Marc Da Silva

Shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves has suggested that rent caps could be introduced in local arears under a Labour government. In an interview with…

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Potential ‘loophole’ in current provision for scrapping of Section 21 evictions identified

Friday 17th May 2024
Property Industry - Marc Da Silva

Letting commentators have identified a potential 'loophole' in the Renters (Reform) Bill which will create a patchwork system whereby some landlords will be…

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Propertymarks calls for agent regulation as part of Renters’ Reform Bill

Friday 17th May 2024
Property Industry - Marc Da Silva

Propertymark has once again called on thew government to press ahead with the regulation of lettings agents. As the Renters Reform Bill makes its way through the House…

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Rogue landlord ordered to pay £14k for failing to carry out repairs

Thursday 16th May 2024
Property Industry - Marc Da Silva

A landlord whose tenants had to live in poor conditions has been ordered to pay almost £14,000. Tenants living at properties in Padiham owned…

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GetGround launches 4.21% investment account for buy-to-let investors

Wednesday 15th May 2024
Property Industry - Marc Da Silva

GetGround, an all-in-one property investment platform, has launched its first general investment accounts (GIAs), known as Investment Pots, to enable its 27,000…

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Letting agents are receiving 13 tenant enquiries for every rental home

Friday 3rd May 2024
Property Industry - Marc Da Silva

Letting agents are still unable to meet the level of demand from tenants and are now fielding an average of 13 enquiries per rental property. Whilst…

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Higher standards for Rent-to-Rent needed

Wednesday 1st May 2024
Property Industry - Marc Da Silva

Propertymark says that it fully supports the National Trading Standards Estate and Lettings Agency Team's review into the impact of Rent-to-Rent, which is…

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Renters’ Reform Bill: Are we sleepwalking back to the past?

Tuesday 30th April 2024
Property Industry - Simon Tyrrell

Has enough energy been directed by landlords and agents into drafting elements of the Renters' Reform Bill (RRB). I feel guilty that I had thought…

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BTL landlord warned she faces jail if she does not pay £79k fine

Saturday 27th April 2024
Property Industry - Marc Da Silva

A buy-to-let landlord in London has been issued with a confiscation order of £78,620 after she converted a five-bedroom house into without planning permission. Titilola…

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Tenants staying for longer to avoid being faced with higher rents

Wednesday 24th April 2024
Property Industry - Marc Da Silva

Tenants are looking to stay in their existing rental property for longer as they look to avoid higher rents elsewhere, new research shows. The average tenancy length in England and Wales has increased by 218 days during last…

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