Twelve months after the introduction of new legislation relating to houses in multiple occupation, a reminder of the importance of complying with the law following a recent court case which saw a landlord charged £40,000 for failure to comply.
The Tenant Fees Act 2019 came into force on 1 June 2019 and affects all residential landlords of Assured Shorthold Tenancies, student lettings and licensors (for example with lodgers) in England. The Act applies to any new tenancies granted after that date and there is a grace period of one year for existing tenancies before […]
Residential Landlords face further changes to the way they can take possession of their rented property which could have detrimental effect on their ability to regain possession from their tenants. Fresh from the recent ‘retaliatory eviction’ reforms limiting the ability of landlords to evict tenants where there are repair issues in their property, the government […]
Purchasing a property is arguably one of the most stressful times of our lives, given the huge financial commitment it entails, and the complexities that can often be encountered with the conveyancing process. Finding your dream home is only the first milestone, followed by mortgage considerations, valuation surveys, searches, legal documentation, deposits, and the all-important […]