Majority of tenants satisfied with rented housing

“Whilst we should never be complacent, these results confound the myths that some have peddled about the private rented sector.” The majority of private sector tenants, 84%, are satisfied with their housing, according to the latest English Housing Survey report. Satisfaction rates are higher in the private rented than the social rented sector where 81% of tenants are satisfied with their housing. The report also finds that 72% of private sector tenants are satisfied with the way that their landlord carries out…

LendInvest speeds up buy-to-let ID checks

“We live in an increasingly online world, and in-person or paper-based processes are no longer fit for purpose.” LendInvest has partnered with identity verification provider Onfido to streamline its digital application process for buy-to-let products. By incorporating Onfido’s proprietary technology into its digital application system, buy-to-let applicants can now confirm their identity online, instead of the need for paper forms. Brokers can prove a client’s identity by uploading a photo of one identity document to LendInvest’s application portal (e.g. passport or driving…

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Tax changes spark 9.8% drop in buy-to-let purchases

“Today’s results show that individual amateur buy-to-let is becoming less viable.” Purchases in the buy-to-let market continue to be constrained by recent regulatory and tax changes, falling by 9.8% in May compared to the same month in 2017, according to UK Finance data. By value, purchases were down by 22.2% year-on-year to £0.7bn. However buy-to-let remortgaging activity continues to rise, up 15% to 14,600. By value this was £2.3bn of lending in the month, 21.1% more year-on-year. The wider mortgage market…

Land Registry launches digital Local Land Charges Register

” By centralising and digitising the local land charges information of local authorities in England we are helping to improve conveyancing. ” HM Land Registry has launched its new digital Local Land Charges Register, which aims to make the home-buying process simpler, faster and cheaper. Warwick District Council’s data will be the first to be available. Anyone requiring local land charge searches in the local authority area of Warwick from today onwards will need to get them from HM Land Registry rather…

Home improvements more popular than holidays – but which DIY projects top the list?

“Since the financial crash a decade ago, there has been an upturn in staycations and perhaps, this has now become a habit for many. ” New AA research reveals Brits are twice as likely to be planning DIY projects at home this summer (48%) than heading overseas for a family summer holiday by the pool (25%). The AA Financial services poll asked 2,133 homeowners what, if any, home improvement projects they were planning and how much they were planning to spend. …

Supply of rental properties continue to drop as landlords exit market

“The situation in the Private Rented Sector gives great cause for concern as supply continues to drop.” Supply of rental properties coming to market has fallen for the 21st consecutive month, according to the latest RICS UK Residential Market Survey. Anecdotal remarks, unsurprisingly, draw attention to role the change in tax treatment on investment property has played in driving this trend. The Rent Expectations series is pointing to a cumulative average rise of around fifteen per cent over the course of the next…

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In the market different brands display their products or services in the market. Well, having said these professionals and other experts of HP Printer do make it a point of satisfying the queries of the concerned user. Problems can be anything but the solution being provided is of top-class. Under no circumstances, the user will have any reason…[Read more] Source link

Jarvis on The Maritime Origins of Sherlock Holmes

ICYMI: Robert M. Jarvis, The Maritime Origins of Sherlock Holmes, 49 J. Mar. L. & Com. 105 (2017). Here’s the beginning of yet another of Professor Jarvis’s delightful essays. This year (2018) marks the 125th anniversary of the publication of Dr. (later Sir) Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Adventure of the Gloria Scott. Set during Sherlock Holmes’s brief time in college, it is one of only two entries in the Holmes canon that occurs before Holmes met Dr. John H. Watson and formed literature’s most famous crime-fighting partnership. It also is…

Masur and McAdams on Police Violence in “The Wire” @jonathanmasur

Jonathan S. Masur and Richard H. McAdams, both of the University of Chicago Law School, are publishing Police Violence in The Wire in the University of Chicago Legal Forum (2018). Here is the abstract. That police brutality is a common occurrence in HBO’s The Wire does not set it apart from other filmic depictions of police. What is distinctive is the fact that police violence is neither condoned nor relegated exclusively to a few “bad apples.” Instead, The Wire depicts structural causes of police violence by showing how organizational dysfunction…