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Christmas Comes Early for Councils Operating HMO Licensing Schemes

A study on the effects of selective licensing has revealed that in most cases councils are onto a winner. The study carried out by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health looked at three council areas where selective licensing had been introduced for landlords operating HMOs.

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Cannabis Farms On The Up

Commercial cannabis farms have been a big problem for many years, but there is evidence of a growing number of criminals using homes in the private rented sector as a place to cultivate their cash crop. The problem is that cannabis farms represent a huge problem for landlords, not least because the landlord can be […]

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More Landlord Vision Training Videos Now Available

To help you ease into using Landlord Vision, we’ve just uploaded many more useful training videos, including: How to Enter a Property Expense, Landlord Vision: How to Upload Documents, and Running Reports in Landlord Vision Additional new videos will be following in the New Year!

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Landlords Left High And Not So Dry Under Government Flood Insurance Deal

Many parts of the country are still cleaning up from the damage left behind after one of the highest tides along the east coast in more than 50 years. Floodwater wrecked homes and damaged businesses in Lincolnshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, and East Anglia. Unfortunately, this type of incident is becoming increasingly common as the climate changes.

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Beware Tenant Identity Fraud!

The Season of Goodwill is upon us, but landlords are being warned to watch out for fraudulent tenants. Whilst most tenants you will come across as a landlord are honest, inevitably there are a few who aren’t.

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Landlords Tax Breaks Slashed

From next April, anyone owning a second property will see their capital gains tax (CGT) relief reduced from three years down to 18 months.

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London Landlords Offer Free Rent to Skilled Tenants

Despite the shortage of available rooms to let in the capital, some landlords are willing to forgo rental income if a tenant can offer something in return. In case you are wondering, there really isn’t anything dodgy about this story. According to the London Evening Standard, there are an increasing number of landlords offering free […]

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