The government has estimated that there are more than 10,000 rogue landlords operating nationwide, many of whom own England’s 500,000 houses in multiple occupation (HMOs). However, there is no single, UK-wide government database of rogue landlords. Similarly, there is no single database of all UK HMO properties being vetted and managed for licensing law compliance […]
Over the last 3 years there has been a rise in fines from local authorities to landlords directly over an array of breaches of terms regarding their rental properties. Cases range from landlords who own multiple properties and have converted them into overcrowded unsafe HMOs, to illegal multiple bedsit and studio conversions without local authority […]
This seminar will take place on 10th July to discuss the future shape of the mortgage market via a panel discussion and Q&A from the floor. Orla Shields will join the panel to share insight into how changing legislation and regulation impacts risks to mortgage lenders with extended void periods and decreased property valuations. Topics […]
Join in the debate around the residential property sector, listening to Orla Shields from Kamma (formerly GetRentr) and other leading experts on how technology, innovation and new regulatory changes are moulding the future of the sector. Find out more.
The Tenant Fees Act 2019 came into force in June 2019 and has resulted in a significant loss in revenue for agents. According to ARLA Propertymark, a fifth of letting agent revenues were previously made up of tenant fees. This article shares insight into how agents can use the Kamma (formerly GetRentr) property licensing platform […]
This article will pick out some key areas where Kamma (formerly GetRentr) can benefit Surveyors and help improve the accuracy of their Buy-To-Let property valuations. Professional indemnity insurance A professional indemnity insurance policy protects the policyholder against claims made against them in respect of their legal liability for losses arising from a breach of professional duty. All […]
Data produced by insurtech digital risks suggests of all the start-ups launched in the UK between 2000 and 2018, only 19.4% were set up by women. Read the full article here by Compelo. Our CEO and co-founder Orla Shields offers some sound advice for female entrepreneurs.