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Changes To Council Tax Rules Adds Costs For Landlords


Thursday, April 11, 2013

UK Landlords are no doubt aware that local authorities have the discretion to charge full Council Tax on empty properties from 1st April 2013. The changes affect all rental properties that previously would have been automatically exempt from charges, including all empty furnished and unfurnished properties available for rent. Landlords with properties that are empty [...]


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EPC Changes Don’t Make Sense


Friday, December 28, 2012

Government Backtrack On Energy Performance Certificates (EPC’s) New regulation of Energy Performance Certification (EPC’s) set to come into effect on 9th January 2013, and is intended to ease the quagmire of paperwork for estate agents, property management companies, letting agents and landlords when preparing to advertise a vacant property for sale or let.  Although agents [...]


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The UK Property Market – Some Good News!


Monday, February 27, 2012

Figures from a variety of trusted and respected sources offered a tentative boost for the UK property market as mortgage approvals, first time buyer numbers and residential property sales all increased during January. Data gathered from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), British Bankers’ Association (BBA), National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) and HM Revenue [...]


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