News from Longbow Property Ltd

Below is our latest news

Buy-to-let landlords exiting the private rented sector

“Mass exodus of private landlords is a catastrophe for the country”, says Phil Spencer

Written by: Marc Da Silva Source: Property Industry Eye

Regulation(RoPA) now very unlikely

Original RoPA now ‘very unlikely’ to make it into law, claims industry leader

Written by: Nigel Lewis Source: The Negotiator

Tenants staying for longer

Tenants staying for longer to avoid being faced with higher rents

Written by: Marc Da Silva Source: Property Industry Eye

Renters Reform Bill

Renters Reform Bill – the government provides more details

Written by: Marc Da Silva Source: Property Industry Eye

Renters’ Reform Bill confirms end of Section 21

Renters’ Reform Bill confirms end of Section 21

Written by: Ryan Bembridge Source: Property Industry Eye

Right to Rent rules extended again

Deadline for temporary Right to Rent rules extended again

Written by: Jinay

Notice periods return to pre-COVID lengths from 1 October

Notice periods return to pre-COVID lengths from 1 October

Written by: Jinay Source: Government

Advice for landlords carrying out right to rent checks during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

This update replaces previous guidance issued on 23 June 2021. The temporary COVID-19 adjusted right to rent checks will now end on 5 April 2022.

Written by: Jinay

Plans to change minimum EPC rating on rental properties pose huge problems for the sector

Plans to change minimum EPC rating on rental properties pose huge problems for the sector

Written by: Eye Correspondent Source: Property Industry Eye

Advice for landlords carrying out right to rent checks during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

This update replaces previous guidance issued on 12 May 2021. The temporary COVID-19 adjusted right to rent checks will now end on 30 August 2021, and from 1 September 2021 landlords will revert to face to face and physical document checks as set out in legislation and guidance.

Written by: Jinay

Knowledge

Knowledge

After 16 years in business and having dealt with over 1200 properties we know how best to manage your property and your Tenants. With most of our Clients having been with us for the majority of the 16 years it goes to show they trust us & our knowledge of the industry.

Reassurance

Reassurance

Longbow are members of SafeAgent, The Dispute Service & The Property Ombudsman giving you confidence you are dealing with a professional, regulated company. Landlords and Tenants can have peace of mind knowing their hard-earned money is in safe hands.

Independent

Independent

Being an independent agent gives Longbow the ability to give a more personal service to our Clients. In addition we have set services but can also be flexible and tailor our services to meet the needs of each individual Client depending on their needs. Feel free to contact us to discuss further.

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Project Management

Having dealt with many small maintenance issues through to large refurbishment projects Longbow offer a project management service. If you are looking for assistance with your project needs look no further and get in touch with us to discuss your requirements.

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Fees

Refundable Holding deposit - Capped at 1 weeks rent

Security Deposit - Capped at 5 weeks rent for annual rental under £50,000, or 6 weeks rent for annual rental over £50,000

Rent - The agreed monthly rent

Changes to tenancy - Capped at £50 inc VAT

Early termination charge - Not exceeding the landlord’s financial losses

Late payment of rent - Interest of 3% above BoE base rate for each day the rent is late, once it is 14 days overdue

Replacement keys - Reasonable costs or give the tenant the option to purchase themselves

Utilities, council tax, communication services, TV Licence etc - Tenants own responsibility unless otherwise stated in contract

Client Money Protection Scheme Membership details - SafeAgent Membership :A2134

Property Redress Scheme Membership details - The Property Ombudsman, Membership Number : L00086