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Landlords owe a duty of care to their tenants to make sure, as far as is reasonably possible, to be sure a property is safe, both at the commencement and during the course of a tenancy. This Court of Appeal...
Shropshire Council is the latest local authority looking to launch directly into the private rental sector, saying it aims to ‘set an example to local landlords’. Cornovii Developments Limited (CDL) aims to build and...
Landlords calling letting agents about property management and tenant services dropped by a third last week with some blaming Covid for a lack of interest in their HMOs. Tech firm Yomdel’s Property Sentiment Tracker...
A London landlord has said he intends to appeal a court decision to fine him and his company a combined £18,400 for failing to provide adequate living conditions for tenants at an HMO property following a long-running...
Landlords seeking advice and the latest information from the coalface on the evictions front should log-on at 9.30am tomorrow morning to the latest Goodlord webinar. Free for those who register, it features evictions expert...
The squeeze on mortgage lending, renters’ reassessment of lifestyle priorities and students returning to university have all prompted demand for rented property to rise 20% year-on-year across most UK cities. This is pushing average...
Family owned footwear retailer and manufacturer Clarks - along with many other struggling retailers - recently entered into talks with its landlords about store closures and rent cuts. Tensions are now running high between...
Winchester City Council has taken a battering for its “pitiful” policing of HMO licensing. Local labour party member Peter Rees says the Liberal Democrat-run council isn’t taking enough rogue landlords to task or properly...
Airbnb is curbing all stays in England until 2nd December apart from long-term bookings made for specific reasons, vindicating many of its landlords' recent switch back into more traditional lets. While staying away from home...
A leading economics expert has told landlords that the current month-long lockdown is not going to prompt the same economic downturn seen during the first one earlier this year. David Smith (pictured, above), who...