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What does the future hold for student property and HMOs?

HMO

Student property has long been a popular investment for many, but will harsh tax changes start to outweigh the attractive yields that the market has to offer?

6 important tips for student property and buy-to-let landlords

student property

September and January are the busiest months for landlords across the UK with an average of over 500,000 students going to university each year. Students are often looking to start […]

Common landlord and tenant disputes and how to avoid them

tenancy

A positive relationship between a landlord and tenant can often be difficult to maintain due to opposing views, meaning disputes between both parties are becoming more common. Understanding the challenges […]

Are rental deposit protection schemes in need of urgent reform?

deposit

Deposits have long been one of the biggest sticking points in the property market. It’s obvious why landlords want them and even many tenants would probably recognise that the principle […]

How do I deal with unpaid rent?

rent

At Rocket Lawyer UK, we’ve helped to answer over 10,000 legal questions from our members since 2012. From doing some analysis we’ve managed to pick out some common issues that […]

New HMO legislation confirmed for October 2018

HMO

The government has confirmed that there will be an extension of the licensing rules for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) and that all landlords covered by the rules must apply […]

New codes of practice for letting and managing agents

practice

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has announced that a code of practice and an independent regulator will be introduced for letting and managing agents in England, specifically […]

Are you complying with the new energy regulations?

Energy

As a landlord you have a number of responsibilities either directly to your tenants or for the specifics of your property. Recent changes regarding Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) means landlords […]

4 tips for landlords to avoid invalid section 21 notices

Section 21

Getting your property back from your tenant can be tricky if don’t follow the correct procedure.  You can either serve a Section 8 notice or a Section 21 notice depending on […]

Have we seen an end to retaliatory eviction?

Repairs needed!

Retaliatory eviction was a problem for many years, until the government added new anti-retaliatory protection to the statute book. Will the new government measures prevent these types of evictions and […]

Nearly 25% of UK landlords entered the business accidentally

Terraced houses

Around 360,000 UK landlords came into the residential private rental market accidentally or unintentionally, a report has revealed. The National Landlords Association (NLA) survey asked landlords why they first entered […]

NLA makes it easier for tenants to check their landlords

London city street

The National Landlords Association (NLA) has launched its initiative to enable tenants to check if their landlord is accredited. Providing a simple method for tenants to check whether their landlord […]