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We need rental homes. We need investor landlords!

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Landlords are still regular recipients of bad press and written attacks. There are people who believe that all landlords are wealthy people who should be punished for owning property. Frances Burkinshaw says,…

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Regulation & Law

Washing up

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Money laundering isn’t just the preserve of upmarket estate agents selling expensive properties in central London, says HMRC chief Simon York, as criminals increasingly target property to launder their dirty cash.

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New rules for conveyancing

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New price transparency rules came into effect on 6th December 2018. TM Group asked the industry, “Will the new rules change conveyancing for the better?”

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Compulsory Client Money Protection legislation

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As unintended consequences go, says Adam Walker, this tale of woe is a great illustration of how our lives and businesses can be dramatically disrupted without us doing anything wrong.

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Regulation & Law

The property MOT

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Everybody is worried and grumbling about the forthcoming lettings law, but regulation can be a force for good, says Glynis Frew, CEO, Hunters.

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The tenant fees ban – what next?

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We are all aware of the impending tenant fees ban, which is making its way through the Parliamentary process, says Frances Burkinshaw. Now we need to make the most of it.

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Lost property

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Landlords can, in extreme circumstances, forfeit long residential leases, leaving the owner homeless and the landlord with a valuable windfall. Property lawyer, Jeremy Stephen, considers a recent case.

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