APHC warns landlords & agents over Legionnaires’ disease

The Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors is warning residential landlords and letting agents that they must meet Legionella regulations for all properties under their control. This follows a report from Public Health England on the death of three men … Continue reading

A million more private rental properties as home ownership declines

Almost one in six homes is now a private rental property, as both social housing and home ownership declines.  The English Housing Survey from Communities and local Government shows that the number of households renting privately has increased by one … Continue reading

Protecting tenants rights!

There are plenty of forums out there with information on tenants rights. The prominent landlord law blog has been operating for over 10 years providing legal advice, information and documents. It is the brainchild of Tessa Shepperson who is a specialist residential landlord … Continue reading

Queuing around the block – and it’s not even sale time!

Estate Agent Today reports that the rental property shortage and fierce competition in London is causing unprecedented bidding wars! Tenants are fighting it out for the few available properties with sealed bids being the order of the day. The property … Continue reading

No room at the inn

We noticed a recent article that highlights a problem in York that is typical of many University towns. Student numbers have increased substantially but university-owned accommodation is lagging behind. Add to this the fact that councils are refusing to allow permission for … Continue reading