• car-1882691_1920-2Landlord fined whopping £16K after tenant plays loud music

    Even though the landlord claimed never to have actually lived at the property, he was ordered to pay a £10K fine and £6K in costs to the local council…more

  • houses-drop-in-3Property prices fall for first time in 5 years

    Does this mean that property is no longer a good investment, or is now the best time for landlords to buy …more..

  • Screen Shot 2017-04-20 at 15.16.20A landlord who let flats in an illegal extension landed with £235K bill

    She was ordered to pay a £222,000 confiscation order within 3 months, fined £2,000 for building the extension without permission and landed with a further bill for more than £11,000 costs….more…

  • rubber-duck-bath-duck-toys-costume-106144Tenants get new powers to claim rent refunds

    A new law, which comes into effect today, will make it easier for tenants to get rent refunds from landlords, so get your ducks in a row if you want to avoid a claim ….more..

  • airbnb_vertical_lockup_webMPs call for crackdown on landlords offering Airbnb

    Ten MPs are calling for London landlords to be forced to notify councils of the dates their properties are available for short-term lets to avoid them breaking a 90-day rule, which only applies to the capital...more..

  • pexels-photoRents in the capital fall by average of almost 5%

    And they’re likely to rise faster in the north this year than in the south of England, says Countrywide..more..

  • Is your rental property eligible for a free boiler or storage heater replacement?

    chair-1533790__340If not, you or your tenants could still save money by switching to a more affordable energy supplier.

  • Landlord accepted £40K of whisky in lieu of rent…

    Unfortunately for him, the rare malt was stolen and police managed to sniff out the bottles, which were hidden in his loft…more...

  • 10 Worst places for tenant evictions

    See where landlords are most (and least) likely to have to call in the bailiffs..more..

  • London’s cheapest, and most expensive, places to rent

    Rents have fallen (slightly) but there are still few places where you can rent a room in the capital for less than £600 a month.…more..

  • Manchester considers banning To Let boards

    The city council argues the boards are an eyesore and a safety risk because they let burglars know when properties are empty…more

  • Happiest region for renters revealed

    A letting agent has carried out a survey to find out where letting agents are most happy – and where they are the least…more


  • 10 Best (and worst) postcodes for buy-to-let

    This report claims to reveal the areas in the UK where landlords will get the best (and worst) overall return on their investment…more

  • Cost of renting in London falls year on year

    A flood of new homes to rent combined with uncertainty surrounding Brexit sparked a drop in rents in the capital in the last quarter of last year, according to one London agency  …more