Emergency right to rent measures are ending. What’s changing?

As a response to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Government introduced a temporary change to the right to rent checks landlords need to carry out for prospective tenants in March 2020. […]

Increase in demand for green mortgages

Green mortgages are one of the many “green finance” weapons in the battle against climate change. They are designed to reward property owners through preferential mortgage terms in exchange for […]

Key changes and updates landlords should know for 2021

The world of property is constantly changing and being a landlord is already a difficult task without the additional stress and pressure of having to remain aware of the constantly […]

Renting during COVID-19: Student tenancy rights and responsibilities

The Coronavirus pandemic has caused great disruption and uncertainty for landlords and tenants across the country.  In this week’s blog, we look at the landlord-tenant relationship in the context of […]

Private parking in the UK; what are your legal rights?

Parking on public land and parking on private land are areas that are governed by different sets of rules and enforcement processes. For the most part, parking on public land […]

“No DSS” ruled unlawful. What this means for landlords and tenants

On 1 July 2020, York County Court ruled that “No DSS” letting bans are unlawful and discriminatory. In this weeks blog, we take a look at the ruling and how […]

You Can Still Go On Holiday… A Stamp Duty Holiday

As part of the UK Government’s COVID-19 relief efforts, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has increased the threshold where Stamp Duty Land Tax (commonly known as Stamp Duty) is levied on property […]

Coronavirus: 5 key legal documents you should prepare

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has altered the routines of most people. At a time like this, it may be worth considering what legal documents can protect you and your family’s […]

Covid-19: Landlord and tenant issues you need to know

The guidance provided here is correct at the time of writing, but could become out-of-date very quickly depending on the situation and any new information provided by the government, the […]

Hosts and the Law

Airbnb

The online short-lets industry has become so big, that many landlords and tenants have considered this option to earn extra income. The likes of Airbnb, Booking.com, Expedia and HomeAway are […]

Lodger vs tenancy agreement

In this week’s blog we explore the difference between a tenant and a lodger and why it’s important to know the difference between a lodger agreement and tenancy agreement. The […]

5 ways landlords are saving time, money and hassle

Owning a rental property can be a time-consuming endeavour. And despite popular opinion, after fees, taxes, maintenance costs, and mortgage payments, the profits at the end of the month can […]