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Empty Homes Consultation

Posted in Site News on Sep 20, 2018

MK Council are inviting comments on the Empty Homes Strategy Read more..

PROPOSED SUBMISSION PLAN:MK OCTOBER 2017

Posted in Site News on Nov 01, 2017

Milton Keynes Council (MKC) is inviting representations on its Proposed Submission Plan:MK October 2017, which sets out the planning strategy for Milton Keynes until 2031 together with site allocations and development management policies. Read more..

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Laws on overcrowding in rental properties

Posted on Mar 20, 2019

Alexandra Morris, Managing Director of MakeUrMove, shares details on what landlords need to know on the laws of overcrowding in rental properties.  At the end of 2018, the government introduced details of the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act, which is to replace the Landlord and Tenant Act.  Read more..

Landlord Licensing costs are a postcode lottery

Posted on Mar 20, 2019

The cost of landlord licensing schemes in Britain are a postcode lottery reveals new research1 from Direct Line for Business. The analysis of licensing charges between local authorities show a large variance, with the cost of a new licence ranging from just £55 to £1,150 Read more..

Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 – Landlord Guide

Posted on Mar 20, 2019

Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 comes into force today 20th March 2019 The Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government has released its official guide for landlords. to view the full guide. Read more..

Leasehold reform – HCLG committee favour commonhold

Posted on Mar 19, 2019

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee has net and called for wide ranging reforms to the leasehold system finding the balance of power in existing leases, legislation and public policy is too heavily weighted against leaseholders. to view the full report. Read more..

Referral fees guidance must be taken seriously

Posted on Mar 19, 2019

Mark Hayward, Chief Executive, NAEA Propertymark said: “We’re hugely supportive of the National Trading Standards Estate Agency Team’s (NTSEAT) new guidance for agents on referral fees, issued last month. The guidance will improve transparency and provide greater clarity for consumers at a time when markets across all regions need support to boost consumer confidence. Read more..

Protect landlords rights of repossession – Gas Safety Certificate

Posted on Mar 19, 2019

Following a recent court case in which a landlord’s attempt to regain their property was deemed invalid due to a dispute over a gas safety certificate the RLA is campaigning to protect the rights of landlords to repossess their properties. Read more..

Fergus Wilson Panorama documentary – now available on iPlayer

Posted on Mar 18, 2019

to view on BBC iPlayer Fergus Wilson was on BBC1 Panorama Monday 18th March at 8:30pm. The program is titled “Britain’s Most Controversial Landlord.” Get this programme and hold on to your hats as knowing Fergus it is likely to be a Roller Coaster of a ride! Read more..

If someone said by this time next year they could make you a property millionaire, would you be interested?

Posted on Mar 18, 2019

Alex Cook, Litigation Solicitor and Partner at offers his view on the world of property development training. Would you like to get rich quickly? There’s a host of people out there telling us we can all be property millionaires – but at what cost? Read more..

RLA welcome Zoopla ‘No DSS’ ban

Posted on Mar 18, 2019

Responding to news that Zoopla will ban property owners advertising properties to rent as ‘No DSS’ on its website, Chris Town, Vice Chair of the Residential Landlords Association said: “We welcome today’s announcement from Zoopla which comes after extensive campaigning by the RLA. Read more..

Iain Duncan Smith and Andrew Neil Confirmed for Upcoming Landlord Investment Show

Posted on Mar 18, 2019

The UK’s largest landlord exhibition, the , will return to London Olympia on the 21st March for its 12th appearance at this location. The National Landlord Investment Show is the UK’s leading landlord and property exhibition and offers attendees a chance to connect with thousands of other professionals in the industry Read more..

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