Renting in Germany: An Insider’s Look

Renting in Germany: An Insider’s Look

Written by Dorine Pannarale – RLA Policy Officer and resident in Germany for over 4 years.  Germany’s Private Rented Sector is frequently cited as the model the British sector should aspire to. Just today, in an interview with the Huffington Post, Labour...

Landlord Course on Energy Efficiency Awareness

Overzealous legislators continue to work to keep landlords on their toes. In 2016, the Renting Homes Bill in Wales is set to become law and landlords can expect another whirlwind of legal obligations to contend with when renting out their properties. Before that,...
Stamp Duty Land Tax in Wales

Stamp Duty Land Tax in Wales

A few weeks ago our friend, the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, announced that from April 2016 properties bought as a second home or as a B2L will incur an additional 3% levy in Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT). Unless, perhaps, if you own 15 or more properties....