Friday Top 5 Round-up – May 23rd 2014

Friday round up is our top 5 list of this weeks best news items for Landlords.

In this issue we have HMRC tax help for Landlords, tenants from hell and gearing up for the Commonwealth 2014 letting gold rush:

HMRC landlord training

Private Landlords – ensure your tax affairs are up to date with online training from HMRC

From HMRC ⇢

Tenants from Hell

This is where reference checks really come in handy…

From DailyRecord.co.uk ⇢

Renting gold rush for homeowners at Glasgow 2014

Landlords are cashing in on the Commonwealth Games by charging hundreds of pounds a night to rent out a single room in their Glasgow flats to sports fans.

From Scotsman.com ⇢

Getting on the housing ladder just got harder

First-time buyers in Scotland face fresh obstacles in their bid to secure a foothold on the housing ladder as new lending rules take effect and house prices rise.

From Scotsman.com ⇢

Landlords are banned from using Commonwealth name

Looking to cash in on the visitor influx for this year’s Commonwealth games? Be careful how to advertise your property…

From HeraldScotland.com ⇢