Property News: How to decorate your rented accommodation without upsetting the landlord

So to coincide with International Wallpaper Week, which starts on Monday, retailers such as B&Q and Homebase are offering in-store events and advice on how to use wallpaper to easily transform a living space. The problem of decorating rented property has also been tackled by wallpaper and wall art company Graham & Brown, which makes […]

A Chinese landlord was arrested on terror charges for renting out his home to ethnic minority Muslims

Eric Lafforgue/Art in All of Us/Corbis via Getty Images A Chinese landlord was arrested on terror charges for renting out his home to ethnic minority Uighurs.  The landlord was arrested under the country’s counter-terrorism law, which took effect in early 2016. And while the law makes no mention of prohibitions against renting property to Uighurs, […]

Coronation Street spoilers: Johnny Connor to be new pub landlord in storyline shake up

The Barlows have ruled over the cobbles for decades, but now ITV bosses is said to want a new family dynasty to take over Coronation Street – the Connors.  And to start their takeover, it is said Johnny Connor (played by Richard Hawley) will soon become the new landlord of the Rovers Return.  In upcoming […]

Buying a rental property is cheaper in the winter — here are the 26 best places to make money as a landlord right now

AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File Home prices in the US are lowest during the winter months each year. Real estate investors pay 6.6% less per square foot for the same rental property during the winter as they do during the spring and summer. In some of the country’s biggest metros, a winter buy could increase your […]

Private landlord CHOAS: Are new tax changes driving more landlords out of Buy To Let?

Whilst the new Stamp Duty relief scheme stole the headlines, quietly in the budget small print was the news that those who invest in property using a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) will, as of next year, pay an increase in Capital Gains Tax when they sell the property, due to a freeze on indexation allowance.Prior […]

Airbnb taps San Francisco’s biggest landlord for short-term rentals

Airbnb is recruiting San Francisco’s largest landlord to allow tenants to offer their apartments as short-term rentals. In return for Veritas Investments serving up five of its buildings, Airbnb will give it a cut of the nightly revenue (10 percent, according to the San Francisco Chronicle), as part of the incentives it launched a year […]

Boiler trouble? Property expert's FOUR top tips to avoid winter landlord nightmares

As we move into the Autumn and the weather inevitably gets colder, broken down boilers, mould on the walls and water leaks due to overflowing gutters are all common problems that can cause expensive disputes between landlords and tenants.   But many issues can easily be minimised or prevented entirely with good property management and […]

A Landlord Who Is Being Sued For Banning Asian Tenants Insists He Isn't Racist

View this image › Property tycoon Fergus Wilson, 70, who insisted he is not racist after he banned Indian and Pakistani tenants from renting his homes. Gareth Fuller / PA A millionaire landlord who is facing legal action for refusing to let Indian and Pakistani tenants live in his houses because he claims they leave […]

EastEnders spoiler: Is it over for Queen Vic landlord Mick Carter amid HUGE betrayal?

Although the pub landlord is off screen at the moment due to Danny Dyer’s short break from the show, it seems that his absence spells trouble as his financial troubles only get worse.  Viewers watched in horror as yesterday’s episode saw Max Branning (played by Jake Wood) offer to help the Carters out of their […]