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End of the eviction ban – impact on landlords

As many people saw their incomes fall away during the pandemic, the government stepped in to protect renters by introducing a complete ban on evictions.  Courts stopped holding eviction hearings in March 2020 and although they were re-introduced in September 2020, bailiffs were instructed not to enforce them. Struggling landlordsWhilst the eviction ban did its…

Housing market to emerge from lockdown

England’s housing market can now begin to emerge from lockdown following the announcement by Housing Secretary, Robert Jenrick.  Permission has now been given for estate agents to open, viewings to be carried out in person and for removal firms and solicitors to commence their operations. According to Zoopla, around £82bn of property transactions have been…