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As Founder and CEO since 2008, Jonathan’s passion for property, technology and entrepreneurship inspired the creation and innovation of LettingaProperty.com. With the support of a dedicated team of industry professionals, for the past 11 years he has built a digital marketplace offering low-cost services that empowers landlords and tenants to let and rent property with ease.

According to the Office for National Statistics, around 60 people are killed every year in Great Britain as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning. Landlords legal obligations when it comes to Gas Safety

What is a Section 21 notice? Serving a Section 21 notice is currently the only way for a landlord to seek possession where the tenant is either not in breach of the tenancy or

It is unusual for a Private Members’ bill to become law, but this is what has happened to MP Karen Buck’s bill, the Fitness for Human Habitation Act 2019. It won Government support

Across the UK today, approximately 889,000 tenants in England receive housing benefit to help pay their rent and get by. And whilst the vast majority of these ‘housing-benefit' tenants are decent, well-meaning citizens

You have completed your Right to Rent checks, all the adults in the property have passed the checks and moved into the property, however, you receive a fine from The Home Office for

For many landlords across the UK, tenant abandonment is a serious and vulnerable area of letting a property. at the current time, the law does not recognise any form of abandonment process or

We recently considered that the requirement to provide an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is now over 10 years old and that some of the earliest certificates are expiring. The requirement of EPCs for

Understanding suspended possession orders For the vast majority of landlords, their tenancies end amicably or not so amicably upon the expiry of a tenant’s notice or a landlord’s section 21 notice. In a

In August 2007, Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) were introduced as part of the now defunct Home Information Packs under Part 5 of the Housing Act 2004. Initially brought in for larger domestic properties