NEWS


Government’s Right to Rent scheme ‘breaches human rights law’

The High Court has ruled the government’s Right to Rent scheme breaches human rights law.   Right to Rent puts the onus of responsibility on landlords to check the immigration status of a tenant or lodger, with the threat of prosecution if they know, or have “reasonable cause to believe” that they are letting to an illegal immigrant.


Only 3% of landlords currently offer short-term lets

Only 3% of landlords currently offer short-term lets despite the boom in the temporary accommodation market, according to new research.


Property of the week: Old Lancôme factory transformed into New York loft-style house

This property was once used as a factory by the famous French beauty brand Lancôme. It has now been converted into a Manhattan loft style living space, whilst still preserving the rawness of the original building through exposed rafters, vaulted roofs and iron pillars.


Pest problems more common in rented accommodation

The majority of homes that have encountered pest problems are let as rented accommodation, a new study has shown.


Property of the week: Renovated farmhouse located in stunning Isle of Coll

Dating back to 1880, this renovated farmhouse is perfect for those wanting to live a quiet life.   You can find this traditional stone built property on the north side of the Isle of Coll, well known for its untouched white sandy beaches and tranquil turquoise water.


Rentguard Issues


  • FCA to Implement New Rules Around Product Governance and Research!
  • Letting Fees Ban Blamed for Private Sector Hike in Rent!
  • Rentguard Introduces New Insurance Product!
  • …and much more!