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Tenancy Hardship Scheme extended in Wales

18th January 2022

The Welsh government has announced that the Tenancy Hardship Grant Scheme has been extended in Wales, this is to support more tenants who may have fallen into arrears due to the impact of Covid-19.    What’s changed? The scheme now covers tenants who have not been able to make rental payments until December 2021. This […]

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Fire Risk Assessments – FAQs

14th January 2022

  Fire Risk Assessments (FRA’s) help to review and identify potential fire hazards, as well as assessing existing fire preventive measures as well as looking at further improvements. Fire Risk Assessments are a requirement under The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 for commercial premises and other buildings.    We understand that this can be […]

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Autumn Budget 2021 - Property

Autumn Budget: The Property Round-Up

1st November 2021

As the Autumn Budget was announced last week, we have broken down all the property-related budget items so you can see what this means for the industry. Developers to be charged 4% tax hike to combat cladding crisis The government has decided to go ahead with taxing property developers to help contribute to the escalating […]

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Building Remediation Passport Released in Wales

8th October 2021

The Welsh Building Safety Fund (WBSF) has been released by the Welsh Government in order to make steps of compliance in advance of legislation due to be introduced over the next few years. This is a phased programme to ensure remediation funding can be effective in supporting leaseholders.   The Welsh Government acknowledges that developers […]

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Should I offer pet-friendly tenancies?

23rd July 2021

If you are a landlord with a rental property, you may have had previous requests for pet-friendly tenancies. As pet ownership increases, we have seen requests for pets in properties rise and more landlords offering pet-friendly tenancies. As your managing agent, we can ensure that you are able to offer pet-friendly tenancies in a way […]

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Buying a Freehold

6th July 2021

    Purchasing a Freehold can come with many benefits, including control of management and length of leases, however, as with anything, there can also be disadvantages such as increased costs and responsibility/liability for the building. Here we weigh up the pros and cons of buying a freehold through Collective Enfranchisement.   Pros    Control […]

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Investment Property – Capital Gains Tax

28th June 2021

Sale of Residential Investments   Any investment landlords that are offloading properties for sale since last year have had to follow the new Capital Gains Tax rules whereby sellers need to pay CGT liability within 30 days of the completion taking place. HMRC has announced that 13,113 people in the last six months of last […]

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Eviction Extensions

18th June 2021

The Welsh Government announced yesterday that they are extending the eviction ban for residential tenancies in Wales until the end of September and the Commercial eviction ban (England and Wales) has been extended further until March 2022.    Welsh Evictions Extended   Emergency Coronavirus powers have been invoked by the Welsh Government to extend the […]

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