Welcome to the Just Do Property Jargon Buster……A complete glossary of terms that you need to know when you’re involved with property! Browse the list below, Select a Letter or use the Search Facility.
Person, group or company that has the right to let that property to a tenant (person or business).
A growing number of local authorities are introducing voluntary private landlord accreditation schemes, as are universities for student lets, and landlord associations.
Generally landlords who belong agree to adhere to given standards in return for being able to say they are accredited
Tax allowance originally introduced for Individual Landlords in April 2004 and which now covers loft insulation, cavity wall insulation, solid wall insulation, draught proofing, hot water system insulation, and floor insulation.
The allowance was extended to Corporate landlords in 2008.