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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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Watch those pennies or it could cost you dear!

Posted on May 23, 2019

Landlords and agents will need to be especially careful taking holding deposits when the Tenant Fees Act 2019 comes in to force on June 1st. No more than “one week’s rent” may be taken. That is defined as “the amount of the annual rent payable in respect of the tenancy immediately after its grant Read more..

46% of RLA landlords intend to sell post Section 21 scrapping plans

Posted on May 22, 2019

The RLA has surveyed more than 6,500 landlords and agents finding more than 46% now plan to sell some or all of their rental property following government announced plans to scrap Section 21 repossessions. The research also found an additional 40% of landlords were waiting to make a decision based on it becoming clearer in the consultations to follow how new procedures and amendment to section 8 will affect possession rights. Read more..

Universal Credit Webinar

Posted on May 22, 2019

Following the Government role out of Universal Credit, which replaced many existing social security benefits (including housing), Caridon Landlord Solutions has been helping landlords to prepare for the changes. The challenges that both landlords and tenants have faced during the transition have been numerous Read more..

Landlords Alliance – Emergency Euro Elections Statement

Posted on May 21, 2019

The Landlords Alliance was set up to represent and fight for private landlords. We never planned or envisaged getting into politics; yet events have forced us to confront reality. May’s failed administration wants to scrap Section 21s, which will create potential lifetime tenancies and prevent landlords from having control over their own property. Read more..

Three ways to avoid 3% SDLT surcharge on BTL property purchases

Posted on May 21, 2019

Ranjan Bhattacharya – Baker Street Property Meet In 2016, Chancellor George Osborne introduced a 3% SDLT surcharge on all investment property purchases. Many buy to let investors stopped buying in high value areas like London and the South East because the SDLT surcharge made the purchase uneconomic. Read more..

Only 15.75% of NLA landlords now support Tories

Posted on May 21, 2019

Private landlords have lost faith in the Conservative Party, with only 15.75% of NLA members now saying they would support them in an election. Are Landlords now the elephant in the room for the Tories? This polling, conducted shortly after the once strongly pro-business party announced its intention to abolish the no fault section 21 possession process and end fixed-term tenancies Read more..

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..

MKPLA Chairman speaks to MKFM radio

Posted in Site News on Oct 05, 2017

Hear MKPLA Chairman Alex Caravello discuss the results of the latest English Housing Survey Read more..

MK Council Advises Tenants to Wait for the Bailiffs

Posted in Site News on Sep 20, 2017

It has been brought to our attention that there has been an official change of policy in how the council is advising tenants under the threat of eviction. Read more..

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