Keeping you up to date with regulation and best practice in the lettings world.
Monday, September 4, 2017
Energy efficiency of rental properties may not be top of tenants must-have-list, but awareness is increasing as tenants start to pay attention to poor EPC reports and the advent of applications such as Zoopla’s running costs which highlights the energy costs of rental property. This week we take a look at the looming Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard Regulations and what they mean for you. So read our five daily tips to find out more or contact us to disucss your property on 02076226412.
Friday, May 19, 2017
On 27 March 2017 Housing Minster Gavin Barwell tweeted that Client Money Protection Insurance would be made mandatory for letting agents in England . But what does Client Money Protection mean for you and how do you check if your agent has it?
Monday, March 20, 2017
2016 was a busy year for #landlordregulation and we are still waiting for the implementation of some key pieces of legislation including on letting fees and electrical safety. But what is new in 2017? From the Housing White Paper to the Spring Budget we look at legislation that affects residential landlords. (W hilst there are no new bombshells for landlords there are a few things that are worth noting.)
Monday, January 9, 2017
We've picked out ten things we think you should know about landlord regulation in 2016. These are things that have been passed in law or came into force in 2016. There are also some things in the pipeline, including; the proposed ban on fees being charged to tenants; the possible introduction of an MOT style gas safety certificate system; and the long awaited changes to mandatory HMO licensing. But we want to focus on things that affect you now so you can focus on running your portfolio.