How will they affect you? Are you aware of the new HMO changes for Landlords coming into effect soon? If you’re a landlord and own a property containing five or more people, regardless of the size of the property, in October 2018 you will be affected by the new HMO changes. What is HMO?
In this article we talk about how ambitious renovation projects can be and make a checklist with the things you should consider when renovating your home. Dry and hot days are good moments for some people to renovate their homes, instead of moving to a new place. Renovations can be straightforward and economical alternatives
Spring cleaning is here! Good weather is on its way, flowers are blooming, and there are more hours of daylight, but our homes still feel like they’re stuck in the winter. For most people the objective of spring cleaning is not just about being clean, but to feel organised and tidy which can help
Upcoming Mandatory HMO legislation changes Since the 2004 Housing Act came into force, any landlord with a property containing more than 5 unrelated occupants or which has 3 or more storeys is required to acquire a license from their local authority for a maximum of 5 years. The prescribed description has not been updated since
Labour launched in February a 50-point policy document entitled ‘Animal Welfare for the Many, not the Few’ where they set out a pledge to include a protection for animals lives and strengthening animal welfare law in the UK which spans across multiple areas: factory farming, animals in sports, animals used in research and domestic animals.
With nearly 320 million skier visits worldwide in the 2015/16 ski season, and nearly 150 million of these in the Alps region, skiing remains a popular holiday pastime for many people, including many Brits. Once the sun sits low in the sky, and swooshing on the slopes comes to a close the après ski can
It’s now been over 100 days since Intasure teamed up with Keycare to offer even more protection on property policies and we’re pleased to report the benefits of this new protection are already being felt! The Keycare add on gives customers extra cover against lost or stolen keys. Not only have there been customers
Many people see buy to let as a good investment opportunity. The property itself is an asset that may appreciate while rental payments can provide some income. Over recent years this option has looked a particularly attractive form of saving as interest rates have been kept low to support the economy. The proportion of households
What’s new? For anyone who has been renting their property in Turkey since 2012, you may remember when the laws affecting non Turkish citizens were first imposed; meaning short term property lets had to be established as a company. Turkey has recently announced changes for a further update to the legislation which requires any
The recent boom in the prices of property on the Shetland Islands may come as a surprise to anyone focused on getting the best return from their second home by concentrating on sunnier and more accessible climes. With the internet increasing the availability and possibility of promoting your second home as a holiday let it’s