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The true cost of buy to let property

New Surrenden Invest mortgage and stamp duty calculators to provide financial clarity Number of landlords in UK at record high of 2.5 million Average properties per landlord has risen to... View Article

Can we change our bad energy habits?

Tenants in the private rented sector spend more money on heating their homes than other residents, but the recently published United Nations report on climate change could spark a major... View Article

Highland landlord shortlisted at National Awards

Highland-based registered social landlord, Albyn Housing Society, has received three shortlist nominations for the Scottish national Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) awards. The housing society has been shortlisted in the... View Article

Legionella control for housing

Landlords have a legal responsibility to ensure the health and safety of their tenants by keeping property safe and free from health hazards. What is a landlord? Anyone who rents... View Article

The new normal in social housing procurement

Increased regulatory and financial constraints on local authorities, such as social rent cuts of 1 per cent each year from 2016-2020, and welfare reforms mean that social housing providers need... View Article
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Product & Supplier News

KMS hit 1.5 million fobs in the UK

KMS, the leading supplier of communal door access solutions to the UK housing industry have now passed 1.5 million fobs in operation with their web based access control system with... View Article

Controls that work for the end user…

Effective heating controls are a vital part of an efficient central-heating system. But they are only effective if the end user can understand and use them! Modern controls with wifi... View Article

Garador appoints Marketing Manager

One of the UK’s leading manufacturer of garage doors, Garador, has just announced Paul Eddleston as their Marketing Manager. Paul joined Garador in 2012 as a Marketing Coordinator and has... View Article

Door closer enhances fire safety

British designed and manufactured, Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers tick all the right boxes when it comes to fire safety and are particularly suitable for social housing applications. Powermatics carry... View Article

Aico launches first combined Heat & CO alarm

Aico has launched its first combined Heat & Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarm. The new Ei3028 from Aico, the UK’s market leader in domestic mains powered Fire and Carbon Monoxide detection, is the company’s first ever mains powered Multi-Sensor Heat & CO Alarm.... View Article

Combi-repair kit – from FLAMCO

The Flamco T-plus is a key part of the Combi Repair Kit from FLAMCO. Replacement expansion vessels in combis can be expensive and few contractors will carry all the spare... View Article

Remmers showcase at W18/Elements Exhibition

Environmentally-friendly and sustainable aren’t just buzzwords for Remmers (UK) Ltd, who will showcase their new LW-722 stain finish at the W18/Elements Exhibition which starts on 30th September. Replacing fossil fuels... View Article
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