Zoopla’s new House Price Index Report gives us plenty to think about! Brexit ‘hangover’, the COVID-19 pandemic and grave warnings of a looming ‘super-recession’ don’t bode well for any industry. The sometimes volatile, usually rising and always interesting housing market is no different. Or at least that’s a reasonable assumption. But the COVID-19 era UK…
The Court of Appeal recently handed down a judgment on the 18th June 2020 that concluded failure to provide a gas safety certificate prior to a tenants occupation does not prevent a landlord serving a s.21 notice as long as the relevant certificate has been given before service of the notice.
We are exhibiting at ARLA on the 24th March 2020. See us on Stand F7.
A Freedom of Information Request by the Residential Landlords Association has discovered the shocking time it is taking to get an eviction hearing. One average it is taking 30 weeks to get a hearing for both Section 8 and Section 21 hearings in London. This is an increase of 7 weeks.
The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 is set to become law from April 1, 2020.
Rents have risen by an average of 3.5% nationally. Average rents in the UK are now £953 p/m according to an independent study. The Tenant Fees Act is likely to be a major factor for the increase.