The Energy Efficiency Regulations 2015 came into force on April 1st 2018, and will impose new obligations on private landlords. Fraser Brown solicitors explain what you need to do to meet regulations...
The General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect on May 25th 2018 and will almost certainly impact on how estate agencies collect key data from clients, whether it's in branch, on the phone or via portals.
A survey of students in Birmingham has discovered that over 44 per cent of respondents claim to have paid what the organisers call â€˜hiddenâ€™ fees to letting agents.
A growing number of buy-to-let landlords are diversifying their portfolios by investing in semi-commercial property in order to protect their investments from higher levels of taxation, according to Roma Finance, the specialist bridging finance lender.
The average asking price rise for homes coming to the market in the last month has been a chunky 1.3 per cent - the same as March 2015, when the market was being fuelled by frantic purchasing of buy to let property ahead of the stamp duty surcharge deadli
Contrary to a number of trends identified by lettings organisations and surveys of tenants, an insurance firm is claiming that tenancies lasting over five years are less common than they have been in the recent past.
National Landlords Association (NLA) has teamed up with the National Insulation Association (NIA) to provide landlords with an easy to use online facility to find local insulation installers to help meet new energy efficiency standards.
Which Money? - part of the Which? consumer organisation - says its analysis of thousands of properties for sale suggests that those listed for the first time with agents on Monday is likely to sell more rapidly than those listed later in the week.
As the government prepares to invoke Article 50 to leave the EU, very few experts forecast that Brexit will have an adverse affect on the buy-to-let market - despite some fears of a mass exodus of EU citizens from the UK.