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Tenant Rent Arrears Increase As PRS Rents Climb


Wednesday, July 22, 2015

New Study Reveals More Tenants Are Struggling With Rent Arrears Tenants without rent protection insurance are struggling to avoid getting into rent arrears as private rental sector rental prices climb 5.6%. UK PRS rents have risen at the fastest rate since 2009, increasing at a faster rate than property prices for the first time since [...]


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Landlords Can Help Tenant Households Save Money


Thursday, April 30, 2015

 UK Households Predicted To Be £10k In Debt By 2016 Apart from the additional help for first-time buyers and the extension of the Help To Buy scheme until 2020 (for new build properties), announced in the Spring 2015 budget by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, there is still very little on offer to [...]


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Buy To Let Mortgage Arrears Lower Than Residential Arrears


Thursday, May 22, 2014

CML Data Shows Landlords Have Less Buy To Let Mortgage Arrears Than Home Owners New data released by the UK Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) shows that UK landlord’s with buy to let mortgages have less outstanding mortgage arrears than residential property owners. Buy-to-let mortgage holders have far less mortgage arrears than residential property owners. [...]


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Dealing With Tenant Rent Arrears


Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Rent Arrears Affect UK PRS Landlords The national press seem to be focusing on the number of private rental sector tenants in rent arrears, as most newspapers have at least one article suggesting that rent arrears among tenants are increasing rapidly in the UK. Many of these articles begin with a leader focusing on how [...]


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Landlords Punished For Errors In Tenancy Agreements


Thursday, September 5, 2013

Is Your Tenancy Agreement Legal? When granting a tenancy to a tenant applicant, the landlord, or their appointed agent has to complete all the relevant sections and counter sign the assured short-hold tenancy agreement (AST) to say that the tenant has read and agrees with all the stated clauses and understands their responsibilities as a [...]


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Tenant Rent Arrears Falling


Thursday, June 27, 2013

Rent Guarantee Insurance Reduces Landlord Rent Arrears Worry Private rental sector rent rises slowed down in May and even tenant rent arrears are falling as more landlords use Rent Guarantee insurance to protect the rental income. According to LSL property services, the UK private rental sector (PRS) is still growing, with the number of new tenants [...]


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The Legal 4 Landlords Franchise Opportunity


Thursday, April 18, 2013

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ARLA Say Tenants Are Staying Longer


Monday, August 6, 2012

New research from the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) has shown that tenants are happy to stay in rented property for longer than ever. The UK Buy-To-Let market continues to offer a strong return for property investors, with the new ARLA data showing that the average length of a tenancy in the UK has [...]


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Tenants Turn To Debt Advice Charity for Help


Thursday, June 7, 2012

The number of tenants contacting the Consumer Credit Counselling Service (CCCS) for advice on rental issues, including rent arrears and eviction, has increased dramatically over the last 18 months, according to the charity. More than 10,000 tenants requested help during 2011. 27% more than for 2010 and it is thought a similar increase in numbers [...]


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North-South Mortgage Divide


Monday, April 23, 2012

Negative equity is not a situation that many professional landlords with Rent Guarantee insurance and good rental yields has to worry about, but for many new or “reluctant” landlords forced to rent out their former homes in order to keep the mortgage paid, it can be a real problem. UK Buy To Let landlords and [...]


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