Tag Archives: regulation

We MEES Again, Mr Bond!

A new consultation was launched in the run-up to Xmas focusing on plans to amend upcoming minimum energy efficiency standards so that landlords may no longer exempt their property due to a lack of third-party funding. The Department for Business, Energy & … Continue reading

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Just get on with it!

The Government doesn’t like letting agents. I get it, there are some pretty shady characters in this market and we have all suffered in the past as a result of the reputation they have helped create. So regulate the market! A … Continue reading

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When is a bedroom not a bedroom?

This sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, in fact I don’t think you would be too surprised to find something in a Xmas cracker next week. Unfortunately, it is a serious question and one asked increasingly by the … Continue reading

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Impending landlord tax changes will hurt agents too

UPDATE: April 2017 – it’s happened, as of now the removal of relief for finance costs has begun! UPDATE: There’s still no let up from HM Treasury about this ‘tenant tax’ but it’s good to see that more dissenting voices … Continue reading

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This year’s lettings market likely to be nervy and uncertain

If you’re wondering what 2015 might hold for agents and the wider lettings market then read on. It should be a very interesting year but it could be one of great change. More competition in the online lettings market There’s … Continue reading

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