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How Much Tenant Pain Can You Take?


Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A Bad Tenant Is Like A Bad Tooth… Better Out Than In!  Nobody likes the thought of going to the dentist. It’s so easy to imagine the pain, that awful noise and the feeling of being at the mercy of someone else. However, if you’ve got a toothache that’s already giving you pain, putting off [...]


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Are Landlords Missing Out On Good Tenants?


Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Landlords Still Failing To Reference Tenant Applicants In the digital age that we live in, many landlords still fail to recognise that they no longer have to rely on gut instinct alone to get the best tenants they can into their rental properties. Advanced tenant referencing systems mean that the days of taking people on [...]


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2015 Pre-Election Budget Creates Landlords Sub Letting Nightmare


Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Controversial Sub-Letting Announcement Made In 2015 Pre-Election Budget The 2015 pre-election budget delivered last week by Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, outlined controversial plans that intend to make it illegal for private rental sector tenancy agreements (AST’s) to include clauses that prevent tenants sub-letting the rented property to others. This announcement has caused [...]


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Landlords Still Failling To Conduct Proper Tenant Referencing Checks


Thursday, March 12, 2015

Know Who You Are Renting To – The Importance Of Tenant Referencing UK landlords who fail to carry out even the most basic pre-tenancy tenant referencing and background checks are leaving themselves exposed to housing some of the worst tenants occupying their rental property. The importance of proper tenant referencing and background checks cannot be [...]


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Tenancies Reform Bill Fails On Technicality


Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Revenge Eviction Bill Fails To Progress Through Parliament Due To Technicality There was relief all round for UK private rental sector (PRS) landlords on Friday 28th November 2014, when the controversial Tenancies Reform Bill, failed to progress past its first reading in the House of Commons. The Tenancies Reform Bill has also been called the [...]


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Faster Evictions For Anti Social Tenants


Thursday, November 6, 2014

New Fast-Track Evictions For Anti Social Tenants UK private rental sector and social housing landlords have been granted new powers in order to speed up the eviction process for anti-social tenants. The changes in the eviction process are designed to make it easier for landlords to secure a possession order for the rented property, a [...]


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Successful PRS Tenant Evictions


Thursday, October 23, 2014

A Brief Guide To The Tenant Eviction Process Every private rental sector landlord wants to avoid the nightmare of housing, or even worse, evicting bad tenants, but it is against the law for the landlord to take matters into their own hands as there are legal processes that must be followed if landlords want to [...]


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UK Sees Thousands Of Evictions And Repossessions Every Week


Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Shelter Says 4,000 UK Homes Risk Repossession Each Week According to the latest announcement by homelessness charity, Shelter, more than 4,000 UK households risk losing their home every week. Shelter claim to have analysed claims for possession notices, over the last 12 months, and their analysis reveals that over 215,000 households in the UK are [...]


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Avoid Extortionate Court Fees For Tenant Evictions


Tuesday, April 15, 2014

PRS Landlords Face Extortionate Court Fee Increases For Tenant Evictions UK private rented sector (PRS) landlords are furious about the extortionate increased court fees for tenant evictions announced last week. The planned price increases take effect from 22nd April 2014 and fees for possession claims will increase by 60%, and the increased court costs could [...]


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Rental Property Voids And Tenant Rent Arrears Fall


Thursday, March 20, 2014

UK PRS Landlords Report Drop In Rental Property Voids And Tenant Rent Arrears UK private rental sector landlords are reporting a fall in rental property void periods, according to the results of a new survey conducted by BDRC Continental on behalf of Paragon Mortgages. The survey questioned 1,000 UK PRS landlords and the result showed [...]


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