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The true cost of buy to let property

New Surrenden Invest mortgage and stamp duty calculators to provide financial clarity Number of landlords in UK at record high of 2.5 million Average properties per landlord has risen to 1.8 homes each (Ludlow Thompson) Over the past five years,... View Article

Nuneaton housing development up for two property awards

An all-affordable housing scheme in Nuneaton being delivered by Midland Heart housing association and developer Partner has been shortlisted for two Insider Property Awards, West Midlands. The St Mary’s Road scheme is up for Property Deal of the Year for... View Article

May removes council borrowing cap

The borrowing cap for local councils to build new housing is set to be scrapped, potentially opening up billions of pounds of funding for new council housebuilding schemes. In a move that has been long called for by many in... View Article

Highland landlord shortlisted at National Awards

Highland-based registered social landlord, Albyn Housing Society, has received three shortlist nominations for the Scottish national Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) awards. The housing society has been shortlisted in the following categories: Housing Team of the Year, Excellence in Housing... View Article

Government announces ban on combustible cladding

The Government is set to ban the use of combustible materials on the outside of all new build high-rise buildings, hospitals, care homes and student accommodation. Following a consultation on last year’s Grenfell Tower tragedy, James Brokenshire, housing secretary, told... View Article

Plymouth landlord put tenants’ lives at risk

A landlord from Plymouth has been sentenced to 15 months imprisonment after gas appliances at his rental property in Plymouth were found to be ‘Immediately Dangerous’. Plymouth Crown Court heard how the gas appliances in the property on Laira Street... View Article

Landlord given custodial sentence for gas safety offences

A landlord has been sentenced for failing to maintain gas appliances at a rental property in Norwich and repeatedly failing to provide his tenants with a Landlords Gas Safety Certificate. Norwich Magistrates Court heard that inspectors from the Health and... View Article
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