Propertymark, Estate and Letting agent trade body has warned

Propertymark, Estate and Letting agent trade body has warned the government to tackle Covid-induced tenant debt and reform the court system. They say that landlords could leave the sector in droves.  A recent survey by The Mortgage Works has found that 20% of...

Allotments could provide land to build much needed houses on

Now that’s a controversial statement!  Should it ever happen it is estimated that England’s allotments could provide space for more than 600,000 new homes.  Not that this is ever likely to happen. Research found that there are an estimated 4,554 allotments...

Right to Rent checks

Due to the extension of the emergency measures due to Covid-19 until the end of August, the Government has confirmed that letting agents can continue to carry these checks out by video call.   These changes were a temporary measure to make it easier for...

SEPTIC TANKS AND SEWAGE PLANTS

As part of ongoing efforts to improve water quality and reduce pollution, the Government has introduced new rules that simplify the way septic tanks and small sewage treatment plants are regulated in England. New rules for septic tanks and small sewage treatment...