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Tenants Face A Battle To Secure Rental Property


Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Multiple Tenant Applicants For Single Rental Property According to a recent report published by a national letting agent, there is now an average of five tenant applicants for every rental property in the UK’s private rental sector (PRS), so how do landlords choose which tenant to rent to? It is important for landlords to know [...]


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Protect Your Property Investment With The Right Insurance Policy


Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Landlord Insurance Can Help To Protect Your Property Investment The latest band of bad weather to hit the UK has highlighted the need for having the appropriate insurance in place to ensure that your most valuable asset is protected should the worst happen. UK landlords cannot rely on standard home insurance and MUST have appropriate [...]


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Offer Your Clients More – Franchise With Legal4Landlords


Thursday, August 15, 2013

  Award Winning Franchise Opportunity In A Thriving Global Lettings Industry Legal 4 Landlords are offering global property professionals the opportunity to be a part of one of the fastest growing franchise networks providing specialist services to the lettings industry. This opportunity comes at the right time for property professionals who want to be more [...]


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Landlord Insurance Means Peace Of Mind


Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Landlord Insurance protects rental property assets UK private rental sector (PRS) landlords need to protect their buy-to-let property investments and landlord insurance is just one aspect that can be well worth the initial financial outlay. Rental property is an important, income producing asset for PRS landlords, and some degree of financial protection is required to [...]


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Landlords Warned Not To Be Complacent About Flood Risks


Tuesday, May 21, 2013

 Landlords Urged To Be On Flood Alert  There has been a great deal of increased flooding across many parts of the UK in recent years and this has lead to an ongoing stand-off between the current coalition Government and the Association Of British Insurers (ABI) regarding flood insurance. Private rental sector (PRS) landlords and private [...]


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Emergency Bank Treating Landlords Unfairly


Friday, March 2, 2012

The British media are claiming Buy-To-Let properties are being mishandled by the emergency bank, UK Asset Resolution, set up by the UK Government. UK Asset Resolution, the emergency bank set up by the UK coalition Government to manage the Buy-To-Let mortgages originally lent by Northern Rock and Bradford & Bingley, is alleged to be treating [...]


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Only 20% Of UK Landlords Increased Property Portfolios In 2011


Friday, February 3, 2012

A new survey of Landlords in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) has discovered that only 20.2% ( 1 in 5 landlords) in the UK, were able to add fresh residential properties to their existing residential portfolio stock during 2011. Property value growth expectations and the prospect of a regular income were the key drivers behind [...]


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New Landlords Urged To Adopt Good Business Practices


Monday, January 16, 2012

The downturn in UK property valuations has lead many existing homeowners, some of whom are desperate to sell up, to consider alternative ways to cash in on their current property, without having to sell it below their expected valuations. A fairly noticeable proportion of these vendors are choosing to become first-time landlords, rather than settling [...]


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Rents Fall Despite Rental Demand


Monday, December 19, 2011

Rents have fallen for the first time in 10 months as landlords look to keep homes occupied over Christmas, but rents in some parts of the UK have bucked the downward month-on-month trend. The typical residential property rent in England and Wales dropped by 0.4% to £717 a month in November, the first month-on-month fall [...]


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Rental Prices And Yields Rise


Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Private Sector Rental prices and rental yields increased in the three months up to October 2011, according to new research from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The survey found that the number of UK property agents who reported higher rents had risen by 19% in the 3 month period. 15% more also said [...]


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