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Advice for Tenants re preventing frozen Pipes

October 18, 2017

With the winter settling in perhaps you are considering reminding your tenants of their obligations to look after the property and help by providing some tips for them in avoiding damage due to burst pipes. Under our Useful Documents the following document can be accessed PREVENTING BURST PIPES As a tenant you have an obligation…

Rents increase in N Ireland the Highest in the UK

October 16, 2017

Rents increase in N Ireland the Highest in the UK  Homelet recently published their September 2017 HomeLet Rental Indexwhich provides a regional breakdown of the latest average rental values in the UK. At the top of the list was Norehten Ireland which showe: Region Average rent in September 2017 Average rent in August 2017 Average…

Rates Rebate Factsheet now available online

October 13, 2017

Rates Rebate Factsheet now available Land and Property Services attended our General Meeting on Wednesday 20 September and we are pleased to confirm that the Rates Rebate Factsheet is now available. Please use the link below to gain access R3P Rates Rebate Factsheet Final or follow this link https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/publications/rate-rebate-factsheet…

Tax treatment of income and expenses for renting out UK property, furnished holiday lettings and the rent a room scheme.

October 12, 2017

Are you a new landlord, or a landlord who just needs a refresher? If so, HMRC has the online help and support you need. This live webinar provides an overview on the tax treatment of income and expenses for renting out UK property, furnished holiday lettings and the rent a room scheme. Join from a…

CIH Level 2 Award in Letting and Managing Residential Property

October 10, 2017

CIH Level 2 Award in Letting and Managing Residential Property We have received details outlining the upcoming programme of the CIH Level 2 Award in Letting and Managing Residential Property, The Course contains 3 units – Customer Care in the Private Rented Sector, Property & Tenancy Management, and Tenancies and the Law, delivered over three…

Universal Credit Presentation from General Meeting now available

October 9, 2017

Universal Credit Presentation from General Meeting now available Universal Credit is for working-age people aged over 18 and under State Pension age. Universal Credit will replace a number of current benefits: • income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA); • income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA); • Income Support (IS); • Child Tax Credits (CTC); • Working Tax…

The National Landlords Association NLA has made representations to HM Treasury ahead of the Autumn Budget

October 6, 2017

The National Landlords Association NLA has made representations to HM Treasury ahead of the Autumn Budget The NLA makes representations to HM Treasury ahead of the Autumn Budget, due to be delivered on 22 November 2017. The recommendations that they have submitted are focused on ensuring that government’s fiscal and economic policy better supports investment…