The Residential Landlords Association has been crowned the ‘Association of the Year’ at the 2012 Landlord & Letting Awards – for the third successive year.
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Pressure is continuing to mount on new housing minister Mark Prisk to get to grips with the private rental sector.
More pressure is being piled on the Government to regulate letting agents and drive out the rogues, following the latest Which? report.
A quick reminder that the Government is conducting an inquiry into the private rented sector and this is the chance for individual landlords to express their opinions.
Landlords of student properties are being advised to consider getting out of the sector, after the introduction of tuition fees has meant that far fewer students are looking for rental accommodation for next year.
The Financial Services Authority has warned against fast-buy, no money down deals, saying these could land both the buyer and the seller in trouble.
A landlord has been fined £1,250 after two pensioners were discovered living in slum conditions.
An Olympics legacy of their own making has left London landlords with empty properties and lower rents.
A new website that helps prospective tenants in London to find flatmates has been launched by two foreigners who came to the UK to study.
A special taskforce has been launched by HM Revenue & Customs to tackle tax cheats in the rental property sector in the South-East. It is expected to recover nearly £4m.
Landlords have lost their legal battle to have a selective licensing scheme declared unlawful.