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  • Five spring bank holiday activities in east Leeds

    Five spring bank holiday activities in east Leeds

    June is almost here (hopefully bringing with it some sunshine!), but first it’s Spring Bank Holiday weekend. If you’re looking to make plans (whilst staying COVID-safe), there are plenty of outdoor activities and days out in the local area.

  • Up and coming changes to right to rent checks

    Up and coming changes to right to rent checks

    The government has announced that the temporary changes to Right to Rent Checks will end on 21st June 2021. Once the changes are lifted, face-to-face and physical document checks will be required once again.

  • UK house prices pushed up by pandemic

    UK house prices pushed up by pandemic

    According to the Office for National Statistics, UK house prices have seen the highest annual growth rate since 2008’s financial crisis. Yorkshire & the Humber has seen the highest increase across England, with prices soaring by 14% in… Read More

  • What’s next for landlords?: Renters Reform Bill

    What’s next for landlords?: Renters Reform Bill

    The government recently announced their plans to publish a White Paper in the autumn, which will detail proposals to make the private rented sector fairer for landlords and tenants. At the state opening of Parliament on the 19th December… Read More

  • Should landlords allow pets in their property?

    Should landlords allow pets in their property?

    According to the Pet Food Manufacturer’s Association (PFMA), 3.2 million UK households have become new pet owners since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. As well as the surge in pet ownership, the government is looking to introduce a ‘Dogs and Domestic Animals Bill’ to give “responsible and caring” tenants with pets the right to rent a property.

  • Landlord legislation: Raising electrical standards!

    Landlord legislation: Raising electrical standards!

    If you are a landlord of a residential property, you should be aware that the electrical installations in your rental properties must be inspected and tested at least every five years.

  • ‘Generation Buy’: What are 95% mortgages?

    ‘Generation Buy’: What are 95% mortgages?

    During last week’s budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the government will be introducing 95% mortgages from next month. The move will allow first time buyers and home movers to purchase a property with a 5% deposit. Last year Boris… Read More