Posts Tagged ‘landlord’

#031 Deregulation Act Update – October 2018

deregulation act 2018, section 21, form 6a, landlord and tenant

The Deregulation Act 2015 came into force on 1 October 2015 affecting both landlords and tenants regarding deposits, retaliatory evictions and section 21 notices. Three years on and 1 October 2018 is an important date in the implementation of the full changes brought in by the Deregulation Act 2015. The Deregualtion Act came into affect for all new tenancies…

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#028 Tax considerations for Landlords

landlord tax considerations

What are the main tax considerations for Landlords?  The Government has hit landlords hard over the past 12 months with changes to the tax they pay and can claim back. Here we outline the tax rules which landlords need to consider. Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) As of 1 April 2016, anyone in England, Wales and…

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#022 Should you buy the freehold to your flat?

purchasing your freehold

In this episode we look into whether you should buy the freehold to your flat. The process that is involved and the things to consider.   If you own a flat it is likely that you will not hold the freehold to the property. You will most likely be paying, not only your mortgage but…

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#021 Tenants guide to renting a property

Key points on how to rent

In this episode we cover some key points you need to consider when renting a property. 1. Locating the right property – Utilise the portals Rightmove and Zoopla. Register with local estate and letting agents. 2. Choose your Landlord carefully – Always look for an accredited/licensed landlord or regulated lettings agency. Look for landlords that…

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#011 What is selective licensing and what does it mean for Landlords?

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Landlords have a lot of regulations to bear in mind and a failure to do so can have negative consequences for their business. One issue that many landlords across the country have to contend with is selective licensing. At my own agency Liberty Gate in Nottingham, we are working closely with landlords regarding the incoming Selective…

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