Landlord Latest: Karbon Homes

LISTEN HERE Karbon Homes is a housing provider based in the North East of England, focusing on delivering three strategic aims for affordable homes Karbon Homes builds, manages and looks after around 32,000 affordable homes for people across the North... View Article

Revolutionising leasehold

LISTEN HERE Robert Poole of Glide reflects on the legislative changes proposed and explores the transformative path ahead for owners and managers of blocks of flats The UK stands on the precipice of a historic overhaul in property ownership. With... View Article

The Funding Issues faced by Local Authorities

LISTEN HERE Mark Edgerley of Boyer comments on the impact of the proposed Infrastructure Levy The news in September 2023 that Birmingham City Council (‘Europe’s largest local authority’) had been forced to issue a Section 114 notice sent out a... View Article

Landlord Latest: Salix Homes

LISTEN HERE Salix Homes is a housing association based in Salford, Greater Manchester, providing social and affordable homes and housing services Salix Homes own and manage over 8,000 homes, which comprises a real mix of properties including tower blocks and... View Article

Facing up to mould & damp

LISTEN HERE Wendy Thomas at Nuaire discusses the changes to regulations that social housing providers need to be aware of when addressing mould and damp and looks at different retrofit solutions available for compliance Condensation and dampness in older homes... View Article

What to look out for as a first-time buyer

Whether you have been planning your first home purchase for years or are leaping into action to take advantage of the recent stamp duty rate cut, the first-time-buyer process is often far from straightforward. In a 2019 HomeOwners Alliance survey, first-time buyer housing... View Article

Glasdon Modus™ Helps Improve Communal Waste Disposal and Recycling

Leading designer and manufacturer of waste management solutions, Glasdon, share their insight into how the Modus™ range of bin and container housings has been helping local authorities and housing associations maintain cleaner environments and improve residential recycling rates. Glasdon designed... View Article

The transition to greener housing

Climate change remains a huge global issue – and it’s one that the UK Government is planning on tackling. To do this, it’s important to focus on the energy used in our homes. With the heating of buildings creating as... View Article

Creating a multipurpose space in the home

In 2020, we had to adapt our home environments quickly in order to cope with a new way of working. The pace of the change took many of us by surprise; we had to hurriedly convert spare bedrooms into offices,... View Article

How to create more useable space in your UK-based home

Homes throughout the UK are known for their fabulous architectural features and distinct uniqueness, giving each one its own personality. One thing that your regular and typical home isn’t necessarily known for, however, is being a good size with all... View Article

What to look for in an HMO investment property

HMOs are a profitable business model for professional landlords, but they require careful management. If you are thinking of investing in an HMO, read on for some tips and advice. What is an HMO? An HMO is a house of... View Article

LGA responds to housing for ageing population report

Responding to a new report from the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation, ‘Too Little, Too Late? Housing for an ageing population’, Cllr David Renard, LGA housing spokesman, said: “As we look to restart the housing market and build the... View Article

Building to let? Here’s what you need to know

While many landlords decide to buy existing properties to turn into rental homes, there are also a select few that also look for plots that they can turn into homes or flats to rent out. Doing so gives you the... View Article