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DPS issues guidance on student check-ins

16 Sep 2020 The Deposit Protection Service (DPS) has issued new guidance to help student landlords in England and Wales arrange accommodation check-ins during the coronavirus pandemic in accordance with the government’s rules on house moves.  The...

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Tenants moving in record numbers

11 Sep 2020 Chestertons has released its latest monthly market data, which shows that increasing numbers of tenants took advantage of the lower rents across London to move in August, but the number of new tenants registering to move started to drop very slightly. The...

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Landlords and Agents Beware BTL Cannabis Farms

03 Aug 2020 A law firm is warning that agents and landlords should carefully follow correct procedures if they suspect a rented property is being used as a cannabis farm. Hägen Wolf says the lockdown has seen a proliferation of cannabis farms being created, with...

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Roll-up, roll-up Grants for Landlords

10 Jul 2020 Landlords and home owners will be able to fund energy efficiency improvements on their properties after a Green Homes Grant was unveiled by the Chancellor Rishi Sunak yesterday. Sunak’s economic update in the House of Commons yesterday included a £2bn...

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The Anonymous Landlord interviews Des Taylor

Now live in the Anonymous Landlord podcast series, Tom Soane interviews Des Taylor Casework Director and "out-of-control-council-officer-tamer' at Landlord Licensing and Defence. Tap on the image or click here to listen to the interview and find our about the man...

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Deposit disputes down 23%

29 Jun 2020 The number of rental deposit disputes lodged with one of the government-authorised deposit schemes has fallen 15 per cent across England so far this year. Analysis of the Mydeposits data by sister company Ome found that London, the South East and the North...

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£1 letting service for landlords

29 Jun 2020 £1 to advertise your property but don’t expect any ‘service’ or advice.  Proceed with caution! London-based estate agent Portico has digitalised its letting process, with the launch of a new online rental service for private landlords who want to let their...

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