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28 Sep 2021
Welsh bid to delay evictions may cause more problems

Landlords will be left out of pocket due to being blindsided by extended eviction rules supported by the Welsh Government, Propertymark warns

28 Sep 2021
Extra time provided for digital tax changes

Agents can breathe a sigh of relief as Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Income Tax is pushed back, allowing businesses more time to prepare.

27 Sep 2021
Local authorities are the key to unlocking support with rent arrears in Scotland

Local authorities have now been given £10m by the Scottish Government to help tenants in rent arrears as a direct result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

27 Sep 2021
Digital identity trust scheme pilot for home buying and selling

Propertymark is working with Etive and other industry stakeholders on a project to develop a digital identity trust scheme for the home buying and selling sector.

27 Sep 2021
New forms to be introduced as notice periods revert to pre-COVID lengths

New regulations come into force on 1 October 2021 for England that will return notice periods for Section 21 and Section 8 notices to their pre-pandemic levels.

24 Sep 2021
Celebrating 25 years of Buy-to-Let mortgages

The Buy-to-Let (BTL) mortgage product has bolstered the sector ever since it’s introduction in 1996, spearheaded by the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA).

23 Sep 2021
Change of use rights blocked by multiple London councils

Many councils in the capital have issued Article 4 Directions (A4Ds) to prevent commercial buildings being re-developed into residential units.

23 Sep 2021
£1 million ACM removal fund opens for applications

Private Residential Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) Cladding Remediation Fund provided by the Department of Finance, on behalf of the executive, now available for Residential buildings over 18 metres of height.

15 Sep 2021
Leaseholders freed from expensive terms by developer

Clauses which see ground rents doubling in price every ten or fifteen years are to be removed from contracts supplied by Countryside Properties (Countryside).

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