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800,000 Tenants In Arrears From First Lockdown, Bailiff Evictions Ban Extended To March 2021

The Landlord Association Chairman was discussing the latest developments with Brooklyn Law boss Simon Butler about the latest issues in the rental market following the emergence of Covid-19. They worryingly realised that that...

Gas Safety Certificates – Overview

Gas safety check records and what to keep What has to be recorded? As a minimum, the record of a gas safety check must contain: a description of and the location of each appliance or flue...

How To Legally Evict Your Tenant (GUIDE)

The two types of assured shorthold tenancies The following advice only applies to shorthold tenancies. The two types of assured shorthold tenancies are: 'periodic' tenancies – these run week by week or month by month with no...

Higher Corporation Tax Unlikely To Impact Limited Landlords

Limited company landlords are unlikely to change their ownership arrangements despite the chancellor’s move to raise corporation tax. The tax change from 19 to 25 per cent, announced in the Budget and due to take...

All Tenancy Disputes – Brooklyn Law

Landlord and Tenant   As a Landlord you may wish to recover a property and evict your tenant. This can be done by serving a Section 21 or a Section 8 Notice.   Section 21   A landlord may regain...

BE WISER – LANDLORD INSURANCE DEALS

Get A Quote From Be Wiser > As a Landlord what insurance cover should I arrange? Buildings As a basic insurance cover the buildin should be insured for the cost of rebuilding the property, not the market...

Stamp Duty Extended to 31st June

The Chancellor will give away half a billion pounds to second homeowners and landlords through the stamp duty holiday extension. Labour analysis reveals this could have built nearly 3000 social rented homes – half the...

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What is a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO)?

A house in multiple occupation is a house occupied by people who do not live as a single household. This can include bedsits, shared houses, hostels, non-self contained flats and houses converted into flats....

Protecting Your Boiler With Home Emergency Cover

Most home emergency insurance add-ons, provide some cover for boiler and heating repairs but watch out for seasonal restrictions – Axa, for example, doesn’t cover you between May and August. While claims can be...

Home emergency cover – what am I covered for?

Home emergency cover – what am I covered for? Most home emergency add-ons cover the most common problems, although some policies have lower claim limits on parts of cover than some standalone policies, and...

I am insuring the buildings, does this include fixtures and fittings?

Landlord fixtures and fittings, including communal television and radio receiving aerials, satellite dishes and communication equipment, fixed glass, fixed sanitary ware and other related fittings in or pertaining to the buildings, are included as...