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Subletting: Why short-term lets can land a tenant in long-term trouble

The ease of booking accommodation online has led to a significant increase in recent years in the number of short-term lettings of private dwellings. Particularly popular with young people, websites such as ‘AirBnB’ make widely accessible the availability of houses and apartments for shorter periods. It’s a great way for a tenant to supplement their income but both landlords and tenants should be aware of the risks of this type of subletting.

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Subletting: Why short-term lets can land a tenant in long-term trouble

A new way to help prevent property fraud.

A new way to help prevent property fraud.

Property fraud is estimated to cost the economy up to £70bn annually. HM Land Registry’s own data shows that since 2009 they have prevented frauds on over 160 applications on properties valued in excess of £70m. JB Leitch Head of Real Estate, Robert Denman gives his take on HM Land Registry’s new restriction registration service and how it can help prevent property fraud.

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