What Landlords need to know about.....

Updated: Jan 22

We Caught up this week with our Landlord and Tenant expert Kirsty John and she explained the changes coming into affect in 2021 that Landlords need to know about


"It has never been as important to keep on top of changes to the property market, as this will have an effect the responsibilities of landlords."

· January 1, 2021 – Brexit

· January 29, 2021 – second reading of the dogs and domestic animals’ bill

· January 31, 2021 – Online tax return deadline

· February 2021 – New Scottish smoke alarm law

· March 2021 – Changes to eviction legislation

· April 1, 2021 – Stamp duty changes

· April 1, 2021 – Client money protection

· April 2021 – deadline for electrical compliance

· June 30, 2021 – Changes to Right to Rent

Also coming in 2021 with no current fixed date:

· Changes to planning regulations

· Amendment to Renting Homes Act 2016 (Wales)

· Deadline for landlords to implement MTD

· Abolition of Section 21

· Potential increase in capital gains tax


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For further information contact our Landlord & Tennant Expert Kirsty John on 01269 500591

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