Councils struggling to enforce government’s HMO legislation

Government plans to protect tenants from poor living conditions through the expansion of mandatory HMO licensing look set to fall way short of their ambition. Figures obtained by Simple Landlords Insurance reveal the majority of local authorities don’t know how many unlicensed HMOs are in their area – let alone […]

The Realities of Being a Pension Pot Landlord

Property has long been an attractive prospect for those seeking a retirement income, even if they already had a pension. Over recent years, low interest rates, the cost of buying an annuity for even a moderate income and the uncertainty, not to say volatility, of the stock market has made […]

UK House Prices fall but still reasons to be positive

With everything which has been happening in the UK recently, it’s hardly a surprise that the housing market as a whole has taken something of a battering. It’s also hardly a surprise that some people are getting nervous about the prospect of house prices entering a downward spiral, or even […]