The Kamma team met with industry experts Paul Clampin, Chris Norris and David Cox to discuss HMOs as the next growth driver for BTL lenders with topics including recent market trends, regulatory changes in the sector and how lenders can best manage risks and drive revenue in the HMO market. Watch the video to find […]Read more
The Kamma team met with David Cox to discuss the record growth in lettings, an equally steep rise in regulation, and how agents can use this to their advantage: helping their landlords to navigate complexity, demonstrating expertise and winning more instructions. Watch the video to find out more…Read more
At Kamma we care about cutting through the noise and giving you the latest news and updates on property licensing. Each month, we give you a full rundown of the latest scheme announcements and property licensing news in the Kamma Property Licensing Update. This month we will be looking at the UK Government’s highly contentious […]Read more
Keeping track of the ever changing licensing landscape is an ongoing struggle for many landlords and agents as councils all over the UK continue to introduce new schemes. This inevitably leads to expansion of enforcement. Our latest analysis of London council’s enforcement data was reported widely across the industry as we saw a 532% month-on-month […]Read more
At Kamma we care about cutting through the noise and giving you the latest news and updates on property licensing. Each month, we like to give you a full rundown of the latest scheme announcements and property licensing news in the Kamma Property Licensing Update. As the lettings industry gets stuck into the busiest period […]Read more
“Kamma is a fantastic revenue stream” We caught up with Alice Dunn, Head of Property Management at City Relay, to hear her thoughts on using Kamma within a lean, fast-growing agency and how Kamma has helped to generate revenue as well as solving their compliance woes. Keeping on top of changing regulation When we sat […]Read more
Total fines of £139,146 were handed out to landlords and letting agents in the most recent month of data, up from £22,000 seen just two months prior Local authorities in London have now handed out more than £6.5 million in fines since the Rogue Landlord and Agent (RLAC) checker was launched Dramatic increase in levels […]Read more
The summer is a busy period for many agents and landlords, especially this year with a booming lettings market that is recovering from last year’s lockdown and travel restrictions. Councils are continuing to push for more regulations in the private rented sector to protect vulnerable tenants. For example, this month, Bury Council has adopted new […]Read more
There is more to getting in on the build to rent boom than just converting buildings into flats Earlier this year Lloyds Banking Group, John Lewis and Boots all announced plans to enter the Private Rented Sector (PRS), with the plan to build an initial 11,000 new homes between them. The movement of major corporate entities […]Read more
The lettings market is at its busiest in the summer. This year, with rents reaching record highs and the end of lockdown restrictions, we can expect a bigger upswell in demand than any seen before. Throw in the end of the stamp duty holiday and a slowing sales market, and agents will be keen to […]Read more
At Kamma we care about cutting through the noise and giving you the latest news and updates on property licensing. Each month, we give you a full rundown of the latest scheme announcements and property licensing news in the Kamma Property Licensing Update. This month we are focusing on enforcement, sharing with you a London […]Read more
Throughout June we have seen thousands of pounds in fines handed out to landlords all across the country. However, it’s not just landlords that are in the firing line; we have also seen a growing number of agents receive fines related to HMO safety standards and unmet licensing requirements. This is a reflection of the […]Read more
The Croydon licensing scheme rejection sends a clear message to local authorities. Earlier this month, Croydon Council was dealt a heavy blow by the Secretary of State of Housing, Robert Jenrick, after their application to extend a borough-wide Selective licensing was firmly rejected. The final decision came after a long wait for the council, whose […]Read more
At Kamma we care about cutting through the noise and giving you the latest news and updates on property licensing. Each month, we give you a full rundown of the latest scheme announcements and property licensing news in the Kamma Property Licensing Update. To download your copy now simply click below! At Kamma, we understand that […]Read more
“Kamma has revolutionised the way we work” We recently sat down with Ellie Donaghy, Head of Lettings at Andrews Property Group, to hear what she had to say about her experience using Kamma: Solving property licensing for Andrews Andrews, as with many other agencies, have traditionally had to manually check local authority websites for any […]Read more
In May we saw an increase in the number of record fines handed out to rogue landlords and agents in several local councils. We could also see an increase in enforcement by local councils. This month, we continue to see new licensing schemes being introduced, with several more under consultation. At Kamma, we understand that property […]Read more
On the 24th of February Kamma hosted a webinar for mortgage lenders and housing providers covering topic including: The Path to Net Zero (or as we like to call it – Property Zero) for UK Homes New regulatory responsibilities and risks for large portfolio owners Cost-effective ways to support tenants to reduce heating bills […]Read more
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