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Conservative Party Conference: Changes for letting agents

The Conservative government have just announced a number of new controls over the lettings industry at the Conservative Party Conference, which ran from 01 to 04 October 2017.

How do the changes in Stamp Duty affect landlords and property investors?

Here is a brief outline on what you need to know about Stamp Duty.

What is ‘right to rent’?

From 1st February landlords will be responsible for checking their prospective tenant’s right to rent. Find out more here.

How do the tax changes affect buy-to-let properties?

The Government’s Budget in July 2015 included changes to the way in which tax relief is calculated for landlords. These changes could have a significant impact on your income, find out more here.

Highlights from the first ever NALS Northern Conference

The inaugural NALS Northern Conference took place in York on 3rd March. Here are some of the highlights.

Essex Landlord Accreditation Scheme launched today

A new scheme which supports landlords and helps drive up the quality of housing for tenants across the county’s private rented sector has been launched today.

Gas Safety Week: Fighting for a Gas Safe nation

Gas Safety Week is nearly upon us! Make sure you're taking care of your gas appliances to ensure the safety of your tenants.

Tax incentives for landlords who become accredited

Accredited landlords should receive additional benefits - that's according to a new report published this month.

Over 25% of landlords increase rents for students

Although confidence in the private rental market hasn't changed, over a quarter of tenants have seen their rent go up.

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