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Kate Faulkner – Notable Property Persons in their own words

Kate Faulkner

Kate Faulkner from Designs on Property My second ‘Notable Property Person‘ is Kate Faulkner, a well known property person, particularly for her books for the consumer organisation, Which and her association with Channel 4. Here are her answers to our questions: 1. Please introduce yourself. Say a bit about yourself and your company I live…Continue Reading

HMO licensing in Cathays ward Cardiff

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One of the stories which stood out for me when I looked through my various feeds and Google news headlines this morning was this one about an application for additional licensing in Cathay ward in Cardiff, Wales. As regular readers of this blog will remember, mandatory licensing for the larger HMO properties was introduced by…Continue Reading

Shoddy HMOs? Don’t blame the law, blame the enforcers


A recent article on the BBC news site, complains that landlords are avoiding the HMO licensing regulations by developing HMOs in buildings which do not come within the categories which require licensing, which in most cases requires a building to have three or more stories. Hence, the article implies, landlords are able to get away…Continue Reading

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