To New-build or Not to New-Build?

To New-build or Not to New-Build?

With heavy incentives for new-build construction, some landlords may be considering looking into the purchase of newly constructed property for buy-to-let. But what are the advantages and drawbacks of buying, and letting, new-builds? Below we explore the potential benefits of letting such property, as well as things to be aware of when making an investment. … Continue reading To New-build or Not to New-Build?

Lobbying Update: A fortnight in the life…

Lobbying Update: A fortnight in the life…

They say a week is a long time in politics so the fortnight since our last lobbying update must seem like an eternity to some.  For us however, it often seems there aren't enough hours in the day as the Government continues to implement numerous policies which affect landlords  at breakneck speed with, in some … Continue reading Lobbying Update: A fortnight in the life…

How Landlords can help in the Refugee Crisis

  UK unlikely to reach target to resettle 20,000 refugees In 2015, then-Prime Minister David Cameron announced that his Government was committed to resettling 20,000 refugees from Syria by 2020. However, the Government has since reported that this target may not be reached unless more local authorities contribute to providing asylum accommodation. While much of … Continue reading How Landlords can help in the Refugee Crisis

If you’re serious about appliance safety, remember to register

This is a guest blog from Douglas Herbison, Chief Executive at the Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Appliances (AMDEA) This year, the appliance industry aims to reach out to all conscientious landlords in the hope that they will respect their commitment to their tenants’ safety by registering the millions of white goods that are in … Continue reading If you’re serious about appliance safety, remember to register