Brexit and the Right to Rent

With just weeks to go until Britain officially leaves the European Union, landlords across England will be considering the impact of Brexit on the right to rent. Since its implementation in 2016, right to rent legislation means landlords in England are now responsible for ensuring that prospective tenants applying to live in their property have the legal right to do so – and they face harsh penalties should they fail to carry out the right checks. The uncertainty over Brexit means its impact on right to rent regulations remains unclear, but we’ve put together the below to help clarify what More ›

Predictions for the 2019 London Property Market

The London property market is a tough one to predict at the best of times. However, in this sustained period of political and economic uncertainty, it’s now particularly difficult to anticipate what the 2019 market will look like. The Brexit outcome will, undoubtedly, have a significant impact, although we won’t know how that will pan out until the UK officially leaves the European Union. Despite the political ambiguity, however, there are some forecasts we can make for the 2019 London property market.   Uncertainty will continue into 2019 The London housing market has been subjected to a significant period of More ›

Brexit is Happening: What Happens Next in Property?

Brexit is Happening: What Happens Next in Property? The EU Referendum results were announced this morning and the result is that the British public have voted to leave the EU. Despite the polls late last night suggesting a ‘Remain’ win, the ‘Leave’ campaign managed to pull ahead with over 1 million more votes than the ‘remain’ campaign, it was announced this morning at around 5am. The result has undoubtedly caused a bit of turbulence across the board with markets being extremely volatile, David Cameron announcing his intentions to resign in three months time and news outlets speculating ‘what will happen‘ now we will More ›

The Treasury on Brexit

The Treasury on Brexit: The Effect on Property The Treasury have now added more fuel to the Brexit debate by releasing a 90-page document outlining the cost of leaving the EU and the impact it will have on Britain if, come the 23rd June, Britain vote to leave the EU. With Brexit being the most topical debate in the country, it’s no surprise given the date of the vote is looming. Other leading figures in Britain haven’t been shy in sharing their opinion on the matter. Experts in favour of staying in the EU have said it could lead to More ›