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Oink, oink forget tenancy and land reform with MP's like this. Their massive land grab is going well. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/devastated-families-face-eviction-after-3786578 Mind you if he bought where I lived and he moved to 'market rents' I would probably get a rent reduction!
London landlords accused of hijacking AirBNB website with thousands of short term listings. http://www.lettingagenttoday.co.uk/672-london-landlords-accused-of-hijacking-website Can see a six month AST being considered a 'long term secure tenancy' in the future as everywhere is let out as short term 'holiday' lets. http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jun/20/buy-to-let-landlords-leasing-properties-airbnb-uk
Destroy perfectly good houses and flats, turn them into slave quarters and you too can quit your job! http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/investing/buy-to-let/10865251/Former-Boots-boss-Buy-to-let-replaced-my-salary-in-four-years.html Her yield of 15% sounds a bit optimistic.
These bastions of free enterprise are at it again... http://metro.co.uk/2014/05/10/youll-never-believe-what-health-inspectors-found-inside-this-seafront-hotel-4723449/?ITO=facebook I'm guessing this was a hotel that had fallen on hard times and had taken in DWP tenants, rather than the family holiday crowd. Among things the inspectors found was an illegal electricity supply, collapsing ceilings, fire exits blocked with mattresses, and most of the water supply not working. Still can't have too much regulation killing the entrepreneurial spirit.