Reeds Rains Blog

The Reeds Rains blog is a place for us to share property news, and informative articles.

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12 Dec

The legal changes to expect and plan for in 2020

As has been the case for each of the past few years, there are once again a number of legislative changes to prepare for in the...

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12 Dec

The Fifth Money Laundering Directive - how will this affect landlords from 10 January 2020?

On the 10 January The Fifth Money Laundering Directive (5MLD) takes effect in the UK.  This will make changes to the UK anti mo...

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25 Nov

What you need to know about the proposed abolition of Section 21

Back in April this year, following a consultation on overcoming the barriers to longer tenancies in the Private Rented Sector, ...

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Top 10 things to know about the new MEES rules

15 Oct

Top 10 things to know about the new MEES rules

On 1st April 2018, Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) came into force in England and Wales, making it illegal to let or...

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The Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Act

30 Aug

The Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Act

The Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Act This Sunday (01 September 2019), the Welsh private rental sector (PRS) will see chang...

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27 Aug

Latest legislation proposals from the government

Last year, the Government in England, held consultations on a number of proposals for the housing market, as part of its contin...

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27 Jun

What the Fire Safety Regulations say about fire doors in rented properties

Does your property need a firedoor? If so what are the important features of a fire door?

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27 Jun

Top 5 landlord insurance claims

Everything you need to know about having the correct insurance and what common cliams to look out for

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27 Jun

Landlord advice: proposed new laws to end ‘no-fault’ evictions

The government has announced that it intends to move forward with a proposal to end ‘no-fault’ evictions effected under Section...

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27 Jun

Top 10 things to know about tenancy agreements

 Read the top 10 things you need to know about tenancy agreements.

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The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 came into force on the 20th March 2019

26 Apr

The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 came into force on the 20th March 2019

A reminder that the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 came into force in England on 20th March. It’s been ...

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