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.
On the 15th April the roof of the Notre Dame de Paris caught fire and burned for around 15 hours. The damage sustained includes the destruction of the timber spire and most of the lead covered wooden roof above the stone vaulted ceiling. The following day President Emmanuel Macron pledged in a prime-time address to […]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.
Christopher Addison, health minister in 1919, led a council housebuilding drive (picture by Alamy) 2019 sees the centenary of the Housing Act 1919 which tasked local authorities to build half a million ‘Homes Fit For Heroes’. On 11 November 1918, World War I came to an end and the […]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.