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November Budget - implications for landlords

Posted by Tomlinson Estates 30 November 2017 at 13:18

Key Points for Landlords from the November Budget Stamp Duty has been axed for first time buyers on purchases up to £300,000 - economists say this is likely to cause a slight increase in house prices Local Authorities have been granted powers to charge 100% Council Tax Premium on empty properties (up from 50% currently) - potentially impacting landlords with void periods

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Update on Selective Licensing

Posted by Tomlinson Estates 03 October 2017 at 09:25

In May's Newsletter we outlined Nottingham City Council's proposals to require every single rented property in the city to be licensed at an approximate cost of £500 per property for a 5 year license.

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Interpreting the national decline in student applications

Posted by Tomlinson Estates 12 September 2017 at 09:17

Latest UCAS figures have revealed the first drop in university applications since 2012, with applications down 4% on last year.

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Corbyn promises rent controls from a Labour Government

Posted by Tomlinson Estates 03 August 2017 at 09:11

Jeremy Corbyn used his address at the Labour Party Conference this week to pledge the introduction of rent controls in the event of Labour coming to power.

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