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Furnished or Unfurnished – How should I rent out my property?

The decision of whether to let out your property in a furnished or unfurnished state is one that is often overlooked and considered late into the process. This choice is one that can have an impact on how much attention the property garners, how much time on the market a property spends and even the quality of tenant that it attracts, this decision is one that should have a lot of thought placed behind...

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Number of Rental Homes Has Almost Halved Since 2019 – Statistics Reveal

Over the past three years, the number of private rental properties has effectively halved as landlords are increasingly selling their properties, research reveals. Estate agents have reported a decrease in buy-to-let investors who are using them to manage their property, in addition, there are less landlords who are entering the market. According to research conducted by Propertymark on 443 estate agents:...

Legislation changes favouring pet-owners to come among other legislation changes in private rental sector

The long-awaited Rental Reform White Paper has been published at last and its contents are hoped to make the private rental sector fairer and less volatile towards tenants. The name of the published document is ‘A Fairer Private Rented Sector’ and contains information on the abolishment of section 21 ‘no-fault evictions’, the changes to be made to section 8 and many other changes that are...

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How will the Section 21 Ban effect future tenancies?

In they May 2022 Queen’s speech, the government’s intentions to repeal section 21 of the Housing Act of 1988 was confirmed, such was set out in the Renters’ Reform Bill of 2019, and intends to ‘Strengthen the rights of tenants.’ A Section 21 eviction is the notice that a landlord must issue the tenant to initiate the process of taking possession of a property that is let on an assured...

2025 EPC Changes – How could they affect you

If you were not previously aware of these changes; currently all properties require an EPC rating of only ‘E’ or above, but from December 2025, all rented properties require a rating of ‘C’ or above. Landlords will have until 2028 to ensure that these changes are observed and imposed. Due to the substantial number of older properties in the UK, an approximated two-thirds of all homes in the UK...

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