Category: house of multiple occupation

HMO Licences taking up to 9 months…

If you have a House of Multiple Occupation (HMO), you should now be aware of the rules that came in to effect on 1st October.   You also be aware that some councils are behind already on the licence applications with one rumoured to be nine months behind! To recap – any property with five or […]

New rules for Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMOs)

Concentrating on Buy to Lets this week as yet more changes are on the horizon!  With effect from 1st October 2018, new mandatory rules will be applicable to Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMO).  Any property with five or more occupants (not all related) will now need an HMO licence, as the Licensing of Houses in […]

New entrants to the Buy to Let market!

With the rental market continuing to be buoyant, and with no signs of declining, the mortgage market is active as lenders recognise the huge demand for Buy to Let (investment property) mortgages.   These can be from a first time landlord, right through to the experienced House of Multiple Occupation (HMO) / Student Let portfolio investor.   […]