Bank of England

In a somewhat unexpected move the Chancellor has announced that he intends to curb the buy-to-let mortgage market with the Bank of England's powers extended to regulate the market alongside residential mortgages.

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EPC requirements for rental properties - will you be ready?

Legislation will require all rental properties to demonstrate at least an 'E' on their Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) by 1st April 2018. The All Party Parliamentary Group for the private rented sector is looking into this in the light of the withdrawal of many of the government's schemes to help landlords comply.

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Why be a landlord?

It seems that every month there's a new announced that chips away at the power and profitability of landlords. From tax changes to talk of rent controls it does seem like private landlords are increasingly being targeted.

Tax relief cuts stoke landlord unrest

A landlord satisfaction survey by estate and letting agent Reed Rains reveals high levels of unrest in the private rented sector with the recently announced tax relief cuts at the forefront of concerns.

10 surprising energy saving tips

Energy bills inevitably rise as winter draws in - the heating comes on, lights are on for longer and we use more electricity as we spend more time indoors. Use these tips for a let property or your own home.

Right to Rent hits everyone in the New Year

The Right to Rent initiative - the government's handy way to make landlords act as immigration officials - is to go live across the whole of England after the report on the pilot said what great idea it had been.

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