04 December 2020
ARLA Propertymark has given a detailed response to a government consultation on how the pandemic has hit the private rental sector.
26 November 2020
The property industry was left disappointed yesterday after a hoped-for extension to the current stamp duty holiday deadline failed to materialise in the chancellor’s spending review.
13 November 2020
A prominent agent and industry commentator says the threat of higher Capital Gains Tax risks forcing yet more investors to quit the buy to let sector.
10 November 2020
A top property law firm is questioning whether the government’s current eviction moratorium – effectively banning evictions until mid-January at the earliest – is actually even legal.
06 November 2020
The government has formally announced a pause in evictions in England until January 11 at the earliest.
05 November 2020
Labour has written to Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick demanding the return of the eviction ban – even though, to all intents and purposes, evictions are impossible to actively pursue until mid-January at the earliest.
15 October 2020
Anger continues to mount over government plans to make rental properties more energy efficient, with one agent advising his landlords to make their voices heard on the subject.
14 October 2020
Asking rents outside London have hit a new high according to Rightmove’s latest market snapshot.
12 October 2020
It’s a year today since the closure of the formal government consultation into scrapping Section 21 powers for agents and landlords.
08 October 2020
Shelter has returned to the attack on the private rental sector.