Human Habitation

Landlords, more repair responsibilities brought in by the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018

It is likely you will have heard of the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 because there have been many media articles regarding the Act. The media interest is because the Act provides tenants have the right to sue landlords. Many tenants will be happy with this opportunity, and rogue landlords should be concerned.


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Brixton – Landlords Legal Update

Are you keen to be a landlord but not sure where or how to begin? Are you a landlord that is feeling overwhelmed with the volume of legislation you need to understand? Have you been left shocked at the targeting of landlords in recent years?


What are the Deposit rules in conjunction with tenant fee ban

With the tenant fee ban coming into effect on the 1st of June, it is important that landlords are aware of the rules and regulations. There are different issues to contend with and the matter of deposits will be under the spotlight. This has been an area of great debate and discussion in recent years…


Landlords are you aware of new changes with fines of £5000

Landlords, are you aware of a new system that could see you fined £5,000 if you are not a member of the new redress scheme? There are so many rules and regulations for landlords to keep up with, it is perfectly understandable that many landlords find themselves unaware of important regulations. However, with a potential…


The Housing Health and Safety Rating System, Housing Act 2004

As a landlord, you will know that you have many regulations to follow. It is difficult for landlords to remain in touch with the latest regulations but a failure to do so can be costly for business. It is imperative that you follow health and safety regulations, and you’ll find that the Housing Act 2004…


Compensation

5 reasons Tenants may seek compensation from landlord

It is important that landlords are aware there are instances where a tenant may seek compensation from them. Landlords have a lot of regulations to consider but they also need to ensure they provide tenants with dependable and reliable service, or they could face serious consequences.

Here are 5 reasons tenants may seek compensation from a…


Deregulation Act

The importance of record keeping under Deregulation Act 2015

Being a landlord is difficult. Meeting the needs of tenants is a challenge and with so many regulations and rules to consider when offering rental accommodation, landlords need all the help they can.

Deregulation Act 2015 Act contains provisions for landlords and tenant relating to deposits, retaliatory evictions and Section 21 notices. There are many things…


happy tenants

Landlords: How To Keep A Warm House For Tenants

Winter is often a magical time of year, but it is also often a cold and miserable time of year. If your living conditions are not the best, winter can be very difficult, so it is best to know how to care for your home in the most effective manner. This means keeping a warm…


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London Market: Will Foreign Buyers Levy Cause Issues?

There were a few property market measures introduced in the Autumn Budget of 2018, but for many people, the foreign levy was the most interesting aspect. This is a measure that is clearly being aimed at the London market.


selling your home

5 Tips To Help If Your House Isn’t Attracting Buyers

Even though there are many people looking to buy property, selling your home can be an arduous process. In an ideal world, with demand outstripping supply, all vendors would be able to sell their home in an effective manner, but we know that this isn’t the case.