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The end of no-fault Section 21 (Form 6a) Possession Notices!

Filed in Breaking News, Landlords by on 15th April, 2019 0 Comments
The end of no-fault Section 21 (Form 6a) Possession Notices!

Update: The Residential Landlord Association (RLA) has asked all landlords (irrespective of membership) to complete their survey: RLA Section 21 Survey.  The National Landlord Association (NLA) have adopted a different approach and are asking landlords to complete a postcard: NLA Postcard  that will be delivered to the PM at number 10.  Both the RLA & […]

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Landlord & Tenant Rights and Responsibilities Guide

Filed in Breaking News, Landlords by on 12th April, 2019 0 Comments
Landlord & Tenant Rights and Responsibilities Guide

The Government’s Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government has produced a guide for landlords and tenants so that landlords and tenants may understand their rights and responsibilities within the Private Rented Sector (PRS).  Click here to access the landlord & tenant guide. The guide has been produced to help both landlords and tenants. It […]

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Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 is now Law!

Filed in Bath, Breaking News, Bristol, Landlords by on 21st December, 2018 0 Comments
Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 is now Law!

 The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 is now Law! The Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government has released its official guide for landlords to the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018, which comes into force on the 20th March 2019. Click here to access the guide. Following agreement by both Houses […]

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Bristol Additional Licensing approved!

Filed in Breaking News, Bristol, Landlords by on 19th February, 2018 8 Comments
Bristol Additional Licensing approved!

Bristol landlords, news update 11th April 2019: BCC have issued formal public notice of this additional licensing scheme: Click here: Public notice- Central Bristol AL designation 2019 vFinal.  Bristol landlords, news update 2nd April 2019: The Mayor and other members of the Bristol City Council Cabinet met today and approved the implementation of Additional Licensing within […]

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Tenant Fees Act 2019

Filed in Breaking News, Landlords by on 7th April, 2017 6 Comments
Tenant Fees Act 2019

The Government have now released their Tenant Fees Act 2019 Guide for Landlords and Agents.  Click here: Tenant Fees Act 2019 Guidance_for_Landlords & Agents.    Click here for a copy of the Tenant Fees Act 2019. The Tenant Fees Act 2019 will impact Letting Agents and Landlords. An indepth understanding of the Act will be required for […]

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ALL Wessex successful launch at Bristol Expo 2016

Filed in Breaking News, Landlords by on 19th March, 2016 0 Comments
ALL Wessex successful launch at Bristol Expo 2016

The Bristol Landlord Expo exceeded our expectations for the launch of the Association of Local Landlords (Wessex). The new logo and banner design seemed to create a real buzz of excitement among visiting landlords. We received may compliments for the difficult decisions that led to our re-branding and renaming. Encouragement for our future activities in […]

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Jeremy Corbyn, “right-to-buy privately rented property for tenants!!”

Filed in Breaking News by on 28th January, 2016 0 Comments
Jeremy Corbyn, “right-to-buy privately rented property for tenants!!”

    Why should we worry? Jeremy Corbyn has called for right to buy to be extended to people living in privately rented accommodation. Corbyn who is in the running to be Labour’s next leader has said that right to buy, which means council tenants can buy the home they’re living in at a discounted […]

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Stamp Duty Land Tax Increase Announced

Filed in Breaking News by on 3rd January, 2016 0 Comments
Stamp Duty Land Tax Increase Announced

George Osborne strikes another blow against landlords with his proposed higher rates of SDLT to be charged on purchases of additional residential properties (above £40,000), such as buy to let properties and second homes, from 1 April 2016. The higher rates will be 3% above the current SDLT rates. If you already own one property this […]

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Andrews announced as sponsor for ALL Wessex

Filed in Breaking News by on 20th October, 2015
Andrews announced as sponsor for ALL Wessex

Rob Crawford (Chair, ALL Wessex) is delighted to announce Andrews as a sponsor to ALL Wessex.  Andrews will be presenting and participating in our future meetings in both Bath and Bristol. Andrews has a large footprint that includes the regions supported by ALL Wessex. The range of services offered by Andrews, and their exposure as a […]

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Summary of PRS Legislative Changes 1 October 2015

Filed in Breaking News, Landlords by on 1st October, 2015
Summary of PRS Legislative Changes 1 October 2015

From Rob Crawford (Chair NLA Wessex). As most of you are aware there are a number of legislation changes coming into effect from 1st October.  The following has been issued by the Government as a summary of these changes: Summary of Legislative Changes 1 October 2015 Retaliatory Eviction On 1 October 2015 a number of […]

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