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ARLA Calls For UK Landlord Tax Breaks


Monday, March 12, 2012

The Association of Residential Letting Agents, (ARLA), have urged the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, to use the forthcoming Budget to encourage more investment into the UK’s Private Rented Sector, (PRS). ARLA have called on the UK coalition Government to support the observed growth in the UK Buy-To-Let sector and remove many of the [...]


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CML Calls For More Buy To Let Investment


Wednesday, March 7, 2012

The Council of Mortgage Lenders, (CML), think the coalition Government’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne should be doing more to encourage institutional investors to take a stake in Buy To Let property in the upcoming Budget. The Council of Mortgage Lenders are the trade body for all the UK’s major bank and building society [...]


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Emergency Bank Treating Landlords Unfairly


Friday, March 2, 2012

The British media are claiming Buy-To-Let properties are being mishandled by the emergency bank, UK Asset Resolution, set up by the UK Government. UK Asset Resolution, the emergency bank set up by the UK coalition Government to manage the Buy-To-Let mortgages originally lent by Northern Rock and Bradford & Bingley, is alleged to be treating [...]


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Government May Review Controversial Water Management Act


Monday, February 20, 2012

The British Property Federation (BPF) handed a small peice of good news to UK landlords who may have been struggling to make ends meet, after it was revealed that the UK coalition government may review imposing powers forcing landlords to share information on changes of tenancy with water companies, as well as making them liable for a [...]


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Buy To Let Properties In Flood Risk Areas May Soon Be Uninsurable!


Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Home insurers and the UK’s coalition Government are still arguing over paying for flood protection, meaning Millions of homeowners and Buy-To-Let Landlords are facing uncertainty over house prices, mortgage availability and the validity of their insurance policies. If the UK Government fails to meet the demands of insurers to reinstate flood protection cuts then insurance [...]


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Benefit Cap Defeated But Government Will Push Ahead


Wednesday, January 25, 2012

The UK Coalition Government plans to cap benefits will still be fully implemented despite the parliamentary defeat in the House of Lords on Monday this week. A defeat that saw 26 Lib-Dem peers rebel against the Government’s wishes. Although, the Government have admitted that whilst disappointed by the result, they still intend to push through [...]


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Almost 90% Of Landlords Are Owed LHA Rent


Friday, January 20, 2012

UK landlords have little confidence in the current Housing Benefit system and the majority would try to avoid accepting tenants in receipt of benefits due to the extra hassle and headaches that dealing with local authorities and local government departments cause. Landlords claim that tenants who do not receive any form of welfare support are [...]


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Government Set For Lords Battle On Welfare Reforms


Wednesday, January 18, 2012

The coalition Government face another battle over welfare reforms, this time in the House of Lords. The outcome will affect individuals and families in receipt of local housing allowance (LHA) or housing benefit, who are in private rented sector (PRS) properties. The Welfare Reform Bill, currently going through the House of Lords, is set to [...]


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