One question that many landlords, managers and owners fail to ask is this: Is my property a HMO? This is critical because it has many ramifications on the duties of a landlord. A House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) is one defined as a rented property (house or flat) with three or...


 There are at least two sides to every story. The proposed Mansion Tax is a prime example. With Labour joining the Lib Dems in supporting such a tax, the question is in the forefront of many local discussions and on the minds of those threatened to be included on the list...


More and more, people are calling for the licensing of estate agents throughout the country. Some councils, in an attempt to reign in or drive out rogue agents and agencies, have proposed licensing schemes that are more likely to penalise the good agents than get rid of the bad...


The recent recall of three Beko electric appliances highlights an ongoing problem facing homeowners and landlords alike: safety. The recalled products involve the Beko tumble driers (manufactured May-October 2012), the Beko Fridge Freezer (January-October 2006), and the Beko and...