Saturday, 29 June 2019 10:38

PDPLA Member Adds New Supplier

PDPLA Member Adds New Supplier
The recommended suppliers list in the members area of the PDPLA website just added a new cleaning company, recommended by PDPLA member Kiera Lea. The company is Eldraw Cleaning and they cover south hampshire providing both domestic and commercial cleaning services.
Saturday, 29 June 2019 08:13

Beware Of Landlord Surveys

Beware Of Landlord Surveys
It is common across all industries, but the practice of conducting a survey and then publicising the results seems to be the bane of landlords across the country. Wherever we look there is a new survey telling us, and others, what we do or don’t…
Peer to peer lender, Lendy, in administration
Portsmouth based peer-to peer (P2P) lending platform, Lendy, which lends money to property developers has collapsed after intervention from the Financial Conduct Authority. Lendy was setup in 2013 and was one of the bigger P2P property lenders with around 22,000 investors tempted by advertised returns…
HMO Licensing Appeals – Thoughts On The Judiciary
Having won our 1st appeal (over an adequately sized room that PCC believed to be too small) last month, this month the next 7 cases came to court. We hope the decision of the 2 judges will be available in the next few weeks and…
Friday, 31 May 2019 15:58

What A Load Of Rubbish

What A Load Of Rubbish
As we move into June, those of us with student tenants know that in the coming days and weeks, exams will finish, leaving drinks will be imbibed and then in the 4-5 hours before moving out, our tenants will attempt to clean the house and…
Half of landlords more likely to sell over Section 21 plan
Hopefully members saw this article when the RLA published it this month, but if you did not, the RLA's biggest ever survey of more than 6,500 landlords revealed more than 46% plan to sell and another 40% are waiting to hear more details of planned…
Friday, 10 May 2019 14:19

When a Tenant Goes To Prison...

When a Tenant Goes To Prison...
One of our members asked for advice using our questions facility on what to do with the belongings of a tenant who had been sent to prison. Read his summary of the responses and his situation...
Tuesday, 30 April 2019 17:51

Education For Local Landlords

Education For Local Landlords
If you are a local landlord, we encourage you to attend some of the training courses we have scheduled this year – many of us became landlords as an investment but those of us who have been doing it for a while will have realised…
Tuesday, 30 April 2019 17:21

The HMO Conundrum

The HMO Conundrum
You may have seen the articles in The News this month summarising the dismay (and often unfounded and ill-advised ranting) of those on the Portsmouth Planning committee as HMO’s have been allowed on appeal after the Planning Committee went against the advice of planning officers…
Portsmouth Developing Homelessness Strategy
The consultation on Portsmouth’s proposed Homelessness Strategy ended this week – there were some issues as the email address for responses does not exist, but hopefully all those who wished to participate found alternative contact details. The PDPLA’s response is below.

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