Coventry Additional Licensing Special at Local Property Networking Meeting

Additional Licensing Update

Following a consultation period last year, Coventry City Council have recently announced the approval of a citywide scheme to bring in Additional Licensing for HMO’s. The new regulations will affect many properties and Landlords within the City. It is something that all Landlord should be aware of to ensure their properties are compliant. Homemaker Properties…

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Are Electrical Safety Checks a Legal Requirement?

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Are Electrical Safety Checks a Legal Requirement? A topic of much debate and a common question asked by Landlords! Here is our take on this ahead of new legislation surrounding Electrical Certificates coming your way! Single-Let Property You are legally required to ensure that the electrics are safe for all your rental properties. However at…

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En-suite Multi-Let Refurbishment Project

Albany Road, Earlsdon, Coventry CV5 – En-suite Multi-let Rooms Homemaker Properties very own Anthony McMullan has recently sourced a property in the prime location of ‘Earlsdon’ for one of our Coventry based property Investors below market price. Sourced in February 2016, Anthony has worked closely with all parties to help ensure the sale was completed prior to April and the implementation…

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Homemaker Properties Source and Refurbish Property in Prime Investment Location

Homemaker Properties sourced the buy-to-let property for a London based Investor towards the end of last year. Following completion, the Homemaker Properties team was instructed to refurbish the property ready for tenants. The property is due to be available to let towards the end of March. Sourcing the Right Property The brief given to Homemaker…

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Kevin Shares the Impending Changes to Energy Performance Certificates with Coventry Property Investors Network

At the March Property Investors Network meeting, Kevin McMullan informed attendees of the impending changes affecting Energy Performance Certificate. The information shared was sourced from the National Landlord Association and the Government website. From April 2016, Landlords will not be able to unreasonably refuse consent to a tenant’s request for energy efficiency improvements. Financial support…

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Homemaker Properties Arranges Landlord Tax Seminar

In the summer budget of 2015, George Osborne announced a new policy objective to make the tax system fairer, by restricting the amount of income tax relief landlords can receive. Tax relief on residential property finance costs is due to be restricted to the basic rate of tax. This will ensure that landlords with higher…

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