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By Charlie Walker

If you keep up to date with the latest goings-on of the private rental sector, you’ve probably came across the Fifth Money Laundering Directive several times over the last couple of months. But

For first-time landlords and tenants, the holding deposit process can often raise a few questions. When is the deposit returned? Why isn't it classed as a tenant fee? Why do I need a

As a landlord, it seems you never hear the end of electrical regulations, gas safety and EPC requirements - but what's the deal when it comes to water? In this article, you'll find

In 2018, EPC requirements changed for landlords through the introduction a minimum energy rating of 'E' or above for new tenancies. This year - along with several other regulations in the rental sector

As a landlord, you have a duty of care to your tenants that you must fulfil. Within this duty of care, you have a legal responsibility to ensure that your property is safe

As we're half way into the first month of 2020, it's vital that landlords and investors know what this year has in store for the property sector. To keep you in the loop,

On Monday 13th January, the government announced the much-anticipated introduction of mandatory electrical safety inspections for private landlords. A draft of the new regulations, titled “The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented

A permitted occupier is generally referred to as 'a person that is not a tenant but has permission to stay in a rented property'. They have no legal rights to the property nor

Ruby has been a landlord for over four years. In 2019, she was left feeling panicked and helpless by an abusive tenant who refused to pay and was four months in rent arrears.