Local Government (MHCLG) has announced that mandatory five-year electrical installation checks on private rented housing in England will be introduced in a phased approach.
Whilst the implementation date has not yet been clarified, MHCLG has stated its intention to introduce legislation as soon as parliamentary time allows, with letting agents and landlords being given at least six months to familiarise with the new legislation before it comes into force.
Buy to let landlords could cut their finance costs in half with a remortgage as tax changes eat into profit margins. More...
A good way to keep costs down is to look at lowering mortgage interest rates, and the good news is they have stayed low despite some tweaking by the Bank of England.