£20k Fine for Landlord

A ‘negligent’ landlord from Camberwell has been ordered to pay costs of more than £20,000 after failing to apply for a licence. Omo Ayoade, 45, appeared in Camberwell Magistrates’ Court after complaints from his tenants and after he failed to apply for a license. A resident living in one of his three flats had complained

UK Property Transactions Fall By Over A Third

UK property transactions have been reducing at a rapid rate, according to recent research. The study carried out by estate agent software platform, Reapit, found that UK property transactions have fallen by over a third in the past three months. Property transactions between November 2018 and January 2019 fell by 36% compared to the same

Landlord fined £14,900 for abandoning hotel

A landlord who did not repair a decaying former hotel has been fined £14,900. Teeside Magistrates’ Court found Rajesh Kumar Gupta guilty of failing to repair roofing and guttering at the former Royal Hotel, in Loftus. He had been ordered to make the repairs repetitively by Redcar and Cleveland Council.   Gupta did not attend