Protect your loans and finance agreements with loan insurance

Protect your loans and finance agreements with loan insurance

🕔09:11, 25.Apr 2014

When you apply for a loan there is a good chance that you will also be offered loan protection insurance. Personal loan insurance is designed to meet your loan repayments for a period of 12 months or more in the

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UK landlords likely to see buy to let rental yields fall

🕔09:29, 22.Apr 2014

The Online Letting Agents points out that according to data from BM Solutions the average rental yield fell slightly in the second half of 2013, from 5.6% to 5.5% the slimmest rental yields are found in London at an average

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UK Landlords – It is time to prepare your tax return

🕔16:26, 17.Apr 2014

Don’t put it off, there is nothing worse than letting things slip until the last minute and risk incurring unnecessary penalties from HMRC for late filing! Also, if you start preparing now, you won’t get into a panic to obtain

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Department of Communities and Local Government looking at ways to protect landlords and tenants, to ensure a fair eviction process in the private rented sector

🕔09:59, 14.Apr 2014

Housing activists have occupied the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to protest over rising numbers of evictions. Protesters from the London Renters action group brought sleeping bags and teddy bears into the entrance lobby of the DCLG headquarters

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Universal Credit driving landlords away from housing benefit tenants

🕔10:07, 11.Apr 2014

The British Property Federation (BPF) has found that nearly four in ten (39%) of larger landlords are planning to reduce the number of properties they let to welfare recipients over uncertainty surrounding Universal Credit. Ian Fletcher, director of policy (real

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MP gives her backing to smoke alarm legislation for private landlords

🕔10:12, 10.Apr 2014

Jenny Chapman, MP for Darlington, joined firefighters from County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service to raise awareness of the risks of living in a home with no working smoke alarm. Research shows that people are four times more

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New research investigates who is acting as landlords for “Generation Rent”

🕔09:54, 8.Apr 2014

The private rented housing sector has grown enormously in Britain over the past two decades, giving rise to the moniker “Generation Rent”, which is now frequently used in the press to refer to the large cohort of people in their

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Struggling voters who rent their homes 'could decide Plymouth MP's future'

🕔12:50, 7.Apr 2014

ampaign group Generation Rent says a new poll shows that 35 per cent of private tenants are potential ‘swing voters’. The ComRes poll follows a decade where landlords’ business has doubled. Nine million people in England now live in rented

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Buy-to-Let boom won’t last forever

Buy-to-Let boom won’t last forever

🕔10:26, 4.Apr 2014

With interest rates having been at a historic low for more than five years and with cautious optimism over signs of a possible economic recovery, many are predicting this will be the year the Bank of England decides to increase

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DECC warned over delay to energy efficiency rules for private landlords

🕔09:03, 4.Apr 2014

The government is today facing fresh calls to set minimum energy efficiency standards for private rented homes in an effort to slash energy bills for tenants and reduce the carbon emissions from the nation’s draughty homes. The government had been

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charging rent

🕔10:31, 3.Apr 2014


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AST six months

🕔11:32, 1.Apr 2014

please can you clarify how exactly to work out the dates for the fixed period of six months – i.e. if the tenancy started on 19 October 2013 is the end day the 19 april 2014? or 18th april? Ithank

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