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Landlord Insider

On the Landlord Insider blog, you’ll find some excellent resources for landlords of all sizes. From the latest landlord news, to professional advice, tips and guides for landlords, there’s something for everyone. Brought to you by the excellent team behind the Landlord Vision property management software.

Mary Latham

Mary has been a self-managing landlord since 1972 and until July 2018 she was the West Midlands Regional Representative for the NLA. Over the years Mary has been consulted by government, local authorities and other groups within the housing industry and is well known for her in-depth knowledge of legislation and regulation. She continues to run regular landlord accreditation seminars on behalf of local authorities. Mary regularly contributes to the Landlord Vision newsletter and blog providing our readers with valuable, down to earth and realistic insights into the key issues that keep landlords awake at night.

More Legislation on the Horizon for the Private Rental Sector?

On 13th April the Public Accounts Committee published its 49th  report of 21-22 Session – Regulation of private renting.  It’s important to keep an eye on these reports because they often lead to more legislation and it’s good to have an early warning. This report is very upfront, as can be seen from the title, and therefore we must try to anticipate the outcome. 

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Landlord Updates: Energy Cap, Right to Rent, RRO, Japanese Knotweed and More

Blue paper houses in a row on white background

The government has revealed major plans to “level up” England dealing with issues like unemployment and local economies with the aim to close the North-South divide. In a White Paper, published in February, they laid out their plans to achieve this.  There is mention of a Landlords Register and the loss of Section 21 but there are no details yet and it’s unhelpful to speculate. I will cover the proposals when more is known hopefully in the next month or two. 

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