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What happens to the tenancy agreement if you transfer to a limited company?

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Changes to how buy-to-let income is taxed is prompting some landlords to incorporate their property businesses.

Posted by Ben Gosling on 29 February 2016

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Government defines what a rogue landlord is

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The Liberal Democrat Peer, Lord Greaves, has received a response to his written parliamentary question asking what the Government’s technical or legal definition of a "rogue landlord" is.

Posted by on 24 February 2016

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Five consumer law mistakes that could cost you money

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When I commissioned David Smith of Anthony Gold to present a workshop on Consumer Law last year, I had a sort of idea that it was an important topic. Its for that  reason that we had it filmed. However, it was not until I actually watched the film footage that I realised how deadly...

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 23 February 2016

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Chips in the bath - repair or replace?

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In this month’s issue of the Adjudication Digest, we look at a claim for a replacement bath. This dispute was initiated by the landlord.

Posted by on 19 February 2016

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Earl Cathcart proposes changes to the Housing and Planning Bill

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At the House of Lords Committee on Tuesday 1 March, The Right Honourable Charles, Earl Cathcart will be proposing an amendment to the Housing and Planning Bill to address the issue that landlords and tenants can face when reclaiming a deposit held by a custodial tenancy deposit scheme[https://www.tenancydepositscheme.com/custodial] where the other party is not contactable.

Posted by on 11 February 2016

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Landlords risk penalties, as research suggests 15% are not protecting deposits

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Research commissioned by money.co.uk and carried out by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) has suggested that nearly 300,000 landlords have not protected an estimated *£514million* of tenants’ deposits. These tenants without protection are vulnerable to unfair losses when they move out.

Posted by on 3 February 2016

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Are you renting from a private landlord? Do you know if you'll get your deposit back?

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*Are you renting from a private landlord? Do you know if you'll get your deposit back?*

Posted by on 3 February 2016

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