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How the Mortgage Credit Directive (MCD) could affect UK landlords

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EU-wide mortgage legislation will take effect on 21 March. Find out what the MCD is and how it applies to the buy-to-let market.

Posted by on 17 March 2016

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HMO properties: best practice for landlords

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*A ‘house in multiple occupation’ (HMO) can earn more in rent than a traditional single-let property, but administering shared tenancies can be tricky. On top of this, there can be additional legal requirements that HMO landlords need to adhere to.*

Posted by on 9 March 2015

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'Right to rent' checks and landlord discrimination

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The Immigration Act 2014, which prohibits the letting of homes to adults who do not have the right to live and work in the UK, received royal assent on 14th May 2014. The bill was controversial, particularly among landlords, who are required to check their tenant’s ‘right to rent’ without formal training – and who...

Posted by Ben Gosling, Commercial Trust on 19 November 2014

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