Landlords Response to Tax changes

Tax and regulatory changes are beginning to ‘bite’ It is expected that many landlords will sell part or all of their portfolios over the next few years. Tax increases, more stringent regulations, the cost of the tenant fee ban and trying to avoid the additional tax burdens are all reasons quoted. A decline in new …

Understanding Holiday Lets

The difference between Holidays Lets and Assured Shorthold Tenancies (AST’s) The term ‘holiday let’ is often used loosely, however this can be a dangerous mistake for landlords. All landlords are aware of the definition of an AST: –          The property is to be let to an individual(s) –          The property is to be used as …

Landlords GDPR applies to you – Find out more

What is the General Data Protection Regulation? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European Union (EU) wide set of standardised rules for the handling and storage of personal information within the EU. This will apply to anyone who is controlling the information of an EU citizen or processing it on their behalf, even …

Tenant Fee Ban

New Law means Landlords and Agents can no longer charge fees to new and existing tenants. From the 1st of June landlords and letting agents will be unable to charge new and existing tenants a fee for a tenancy. This means that landlords and letting agents cannot charge any money to a tenant in respect …