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What do the Election results mean for landlords and letting agents in Bristol?

Here at City Rental Services we’re heaving a big sigh of relief and hoping that the new Government will leave us alone – or, at least, leave us alone for a while.

election result overview and impact on Bristol landlords and letting agents from City Rental Services on Gloucester Road

The Election results will hopefully mean – at least for the foreseeable future – that the threatened swing to anti-landlord legislation, rent controls, compulsory long-term tenancies and more will be avoided.

There’s a useful overview here of what the Election results will mean for landlords and letting agents in Bristol and across the wider UK under the new Government.

The Tories are supporting all house-building including social, owner occupation and private renting – so it will be interesting to see how this unfolds for landlords and letting agents across various BS postcodes in 2015.

Some of the Conservative post-election property pledges include:

* Build 100,000 new homes

* Right to Rent immigration checks rolled out nationally

* No housing benefit for 18-21 year olds

Find out more here – useful for landlords and letting agents alike.

To find out more about our expert opinion on the state of the rented property sector in Bristol, get in touch today: simply call into 58 Gloucester Road to see us.