Landlord Tax – the issue that won’t go away

Like death, taxes are inevitable. But tax has an annoying habit of changing every time there’s a budget and whenever the Government wants to exert its influence. Right now, Landlords are on the receiving end of measures designed to modify the provision of housing. Even if you invested in your portfolio years ago, with sound financial planning at the time, Continue Reading →

The Homelessness Reduction Bill – a step in the right direction for landlords

The Homelessness Reduction Bill has now been made an Act of Parliament having received Royal Assent on April 27th. Many feared that this Bill would not be made an Act prior to the dissolution of Parliament for the general election called by Theresa May and might be lost. However, this Bill in addition to another 21 Bills have now been Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tips for Landlords – No 10: How Do I Evict A Tenant

Evicting a tenant is usually the last resort, and it can be a difficult procedure. You need to make sure you are complying with a whole host of legislation and regulations, and you must treat your tenant “fairly” throughout, however unjust that may seem. Unless you are a well-seasoned professional landlord, you really should seek extra help specific to your Continue Reading →