Airbnb headquarters in San Francisco operates website and mobile apps. The rapid growth of short-term lets such as Airbnb has been advantageous to both tourists and landlords. It enables people to enjoy the cities and local communities and customs, as well as creating financial benefit to owners and local businesses. Founded in 2008 the company has […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Earlier this month the Government announced that it is intending to launch a consultation on abolishing Section 21, the so-called ‘no fault’, repossessions. On 15th April the Government announced its intention to jettison section 21 from the statutes, and will begin a consultation on the best way that this can be attained. The Government has also declared that […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The government has decided to tighten up on the rules regarding electrical safety. This includes making sure that the inspectors that landlords use to carry out safety inspections are properly qualified and have the necessary competence to do so. They have also suggested that there will be mandatory five yearly electrical safety certificates throughout the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
2018 saw the discovery of two massive fatbergs in Britain and highlighted the problems that the Victorian sewage infrastructure has versus modern day convenience lifestyle. The fatberg found under Whitechapel in London weighed the same as 11 double decker buses and stretched the length of two football pitches. The 64 metre one in Sidmouth Devon […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Tenant Fees Bill received Royal Assent yesterday afternoon (12th February 2019) and guidance outlining how the new regulations are to be implemented will be available soon. After receiving assent, the government immediately issued a press release about the Act. The press statement confirms that the new rules which come into force on 1st June, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Temperatures have dropped and there has been some snow in parts of the UK this week. Now is a good time to make sure your property is prepared for the winter weather. Planning can save you money in the long run on expensive repair work. Here to help you are some useful reminders. Condensation As […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
As of today 1st December 2016, landlords and agents not complying with this law (leasing to those that do not have the right to rent in the UK) face stiff penalties. Earlier this year in February, landlords or letting agents representing them had to make sure that their tenants had the right to rent, otherwise […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
One of the most common complaints I have come across from tenants and seen in properties is the issue of mould. The main causes of mould include; condensation, water leaks, penetrating or rising damp, excessive water vapour or steam being generated through cooking, washing, bathing, showering and the most common one tenants clothes drying often on […]Continue Reading... No Comments.