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UK lenders scrapping home loan deals

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UK lenders are effectively pulling out of mortgage deals for first time borrowers as the Coronavirus crisis deepens. As of today, Tuesday 31st March, one of the UK’s biggest lenders, Nationwide, will only offer home loans to those with 25%...


Government advises agents that repairs and maintenance work can continue

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The UK Government has confirmed that maintenance on rental homes can continue during the Coronavirus crisis. The guidance was issued yesterday to membership bodies for dissemination and states: “Work carried out in people‚Äôs homes, for example by tradespeople carrying out...


Coronavirus legislation appears to water down eviction ban

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The three month ban on evictions announced by the government last week appears to have been watered down in the Coronavirus Emergency Bill passed by Parliament yesterday. Instead of the ‘complete ban on evictions and additional protections for renters’ affected...


Government urged to extend coronavirus support to estate agents

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As sales activity slows and house viewings drop due to the coronavirus, estate agents have urged the government to extend the business rates holiday to estate agent companies. Currently the concession only applies to retail and hospitality firms. After the...


Coronavirus update: agents and landlords must wait three months before evictions can start

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The UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, told parliament yesterday that the 20 million people living in the UK’s private rented sector would be protected from evictions until the Coronavirus abates. Landlords and letting agents must now wait three months before...


ARLA warns that Coronavirus could result in agent prosecutions

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Letting agents sticking to Coronavirus protocols could be in danger of breaking the law. The warning originated from ARLA who have sought clarification from the Government on how to deal with the Coronavirus crisis, particularly with tenants who are self-isolating....