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KEEPING YOU INFORMED

Whether you are a tenant or a landlord, we hope this notice board will help you make the most of your rental property – stay safe, be legal and enjoy it.

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No income tax to pay when selling Buy to Lets

No income tax to pay when selling Buy to Lets

We're pleased to report that HMRC has clarified speculation relating to the tax applied when landlords sell their investment properties.

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RIGHT TO RENT CHECKS NOW COMPULSORY

RIGHT TO RENT CHECKS NOW COMPULSORY

All private landlords in England now have to check their tenant has the right to be in the UK before renting a property to them.

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Let properties must be energy efficient by 2018

Let properties must be energy efficient by 2018

Landlords will need to ensure every property they let has a minimum energy performance rating of E by April 2018.

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NOW APPLICABLE: GAS SAFETY

NOW APPLICABLE: GAS SAFETY

Landlords are bound by law to ensure every property they rent is gas safe. There are a number of legal obligations to meet, which we explain here.

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NOW COMPULSORY: SMOKE ALARMS & CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS

NOW COMPULSORY: SMOKE ALARMS & CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS

Landlords must make sure all new tenancies and all rented properties meet new fire and carbon monoxide safety standards. Here’s a summary of

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Tenants gain powers to sue landlords of poor properties 

Tenants gain powers to sue landlords of poor properties 

Tenants will be able to sue landlords over substandard housing thanks to a new housing Bill that gained Royal Assent late in 2018. The new rules, w

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