Landlords and letting agents must make sure that they don’t discriminate against benefit claimants. Emma Lunn explains.
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Tenants may soon have the right to sue landlords who let properties that aren’t fit for human habitation. That makes it more important than ever that landlords inspect properties regularly, fix defects, and keep accurate records, says Emma Lunn
Leaseholders have been dealt a blow after a court ruling failed to make it cheaper for people to extend their lease or buy a freehold. Emma Lunn reports.
The government has announced a ban on new-build houses being sold as leasehold. Emma Lunn looks at who’s set to lose out.
Whether a professional or an accidental landlord, you’ll need to complete a self-assessment tax return each year. Emma Lunn explains.
Join a syndicate or racing club and become the proud owner of a stake in your own racehorse – but do it for the love of it, not the profits, says Emma Lunn.
Living on a private estate might has snob appeal, says Emma Lunn. But it could also be more trouble than it’s worth.
Universal Credit is set to change the way that landlords are paid rent by tenants who receive benefits – and not necessarily for the better.
Estate agents don’t immediately spring to mind when most people think of illegal cartels. But it’s worth doing your research to make sure you’re not overcharged for selling your home.
Restrictions on what you can and cannot do in your house may take homeowners by surprise. Make sure you know what you’re buying. Emma Lunn reports.