Tagged: repairs

Tax changes may impact maintenance of furnished properties

Tax changes may impact maintenance of furnished properties

A planned change in landlords’ tax allowances may discourage property maintenance on furnished properties over the coming months. As of next April, landlords will only be able to deduct costs that they actually incur...




Nearly half of tenants experience property maintenance issues

Nearly half of tenants experience property maintenance issues

Research by property website easyroommate shows that almost 50% of private tenants have experienced property maintenance issues with their agents or landlords. This is backed up by figures from the tenancy deposit scheme mydeposits...




Tax break cuts could force 1 in 5 landlords out of business

Tax break cuts could force 1 in 5 landlords out of business

The Annual Landlord Report, produced by Access Legal has revealed that a fifth of landlords will be out of business in the next two years due to tax break cuts announced by the government....




Agents improving their management of repairs

Agents improving their management of repairs

A survey undertaken by repair service Fixflo and the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) suggests improvements in repair management by agents. The results show that of the three repairs per year that a...




Over half of UK tenants had problems over last 12 months, survey finds

Over half of UK tenants had problems over last 12 months, survey finds

According to research from the mortgage and loans provider Ocean Finance, more than half of tenants surveyed in the UK say they have experienced problems with their rented homes over the past 12 months,...