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Eviction notice
Published: Tuesday 26 January, 2021
Landlords welcome change to eviction rules

The UK government has updated its stance on exemptions to the rental eviction ban, a step which has been welcomed by the landlord community.

Licensing
Published: Tuesday 26 January, 2021
Industry warns of Covid spread by EICR home visits

Amidst growing numbers of UK Covid cases, industry groups highlight that property professionals are being required to enter homes to conduct work, which they feel could be postponed.

SDLT
Published: Tuesday 19 January, 2021
SDLT holiday debate continues

A petition calling for a six month extension to the stamp duty holiday after March 31st has today achieved enough signatures for it to be considered for debate in Parliament.

Eviction ban
Published: Tuesday 19 January, 2021
Landlords facing repossession may be given lifeline

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has opened a consultation on extending the repossession ban. Delaying repossessions further would give landlords who are struggling with their finances the lifeline they need.

Andrew Turner
Published: Tuesday 19 January, 2021
Strong prospects for UK landlords

Andrew Turner, Chief Executive of Commercial Trust, comments on the future of the UK buy to let market.

London
Published: Tuesday 12 January, 2021
Virus vaccine may save London PRS

The private rental sector (PRS) in prime London areas have been particularly adversely affected by the pandemic. A substantial roll-out of the virus vaccine could, however, be the solution London has been awaiting, according to leading agencies.

Capital gains
Published: Tuesday 12 January, 2021
Changes to Captial Gains Tax predicted

Changes to Capital Gains Tax (CGT) may be fast approaching as Chancellor Rishi Sunak looks to offset government spending and borrowing during the coronavirus pandemic. Will he answer the question everyone need answering - where will the funds to repay Covid debt come from?

Eviction
Published: Tuesday 12 January, 2021
Eviction ban extended further

On the 8th of January, it was announced that the ban on evictions already in place for England was to be extended for a further 6 weeks. The ban was due to end 3 days after this latest extension announcement.