Shopping online can be fun and convenient but are you doing all you can to keep yourself and your family safe on the internet? Do you know how to keep your credit card secure whilst shopping online? Is your card registered for added security measures such as Verified by Visa, MasterCard secure or American Express […]
Category Archives: Landlords
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As a student property management company we are well aware of the well covered topic of students leaving their properties and dumping rubbish and unwanted belongings. Having first hand experience of dealing with this issue, we fully support the urge for universities to do more to prevent this irresponsible waste disposal carried out by more […]
The government proposes to expand mandatory licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) which is designed to help councils standardise living standards in HMO’s across the country. The rules being introduced mean that the following properties must apply for a HMO license: Properties inhabited by five of more people, which makes up two or more […]
SELECTIVE LICENSING What it is and how it may affect you The 2004 Housing Act gives local councils the power to request that landlords obtain a license for properties owned or managed in specified areas. The goal is to improve the living conditions and the community that tenants are living in. This license is in […]
In 2011, The Energy Act was founded, which imparted responsibility on the Secretary of State to improve the energy efficiency of privately rented property in the domestic and non-domestic sectors in England and Wales. In 2015, the Energy Efficiency Regulations were set in place to introduce a “Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard” (MEES). This hasn’t been […]