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WHAT DOES THE GOVERNMENTS CLADDING REFORMS MEAN FOR FLAT OWNERS?

Saturday January 15, 2022

New proposals will free thousands of leaseholders from sky-high remediation bills The cladding crisis has been paralysing parts of the property market for years and causing untold stress for flat owners. Leaseholders of flats in buildings 11 metres or higher will now pay nothing towards the remediation of unsafe cladding, after Levelling Up Secretary Michael […]

LANDLORDS’ PROFITS THREATENED BY LOOMING TAX CRACKDOWN

Tuesday January 4, 2022

Rents soared in 2021 and are forecast to climb further, but tax rises and new competition threaten the sector   Landlords had an explosive year in 2021 – at least in some parts of the country. In areas outside the capital, rents rose by 6pc, their fastest rate in 14 years, according to property website […]

2021: HOUSE PRICES GREW AT FASTEST RATE IN 15 YEARS

Tuesday January 4, 2022

Soaring values mean only 10pc of earners in the capital can afford to get on the property ladder Just 10pc of London earners can afford to get on the property ladder in the capital, as house price growth across Britain rose at the fastest rate since 2006. Values increased by 10.4pc in the year to […]