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Tenant Liability Insurance Can Help Avoid Tenancy Deposit Disputes


Thursday, May 14, 2015

Tenant Liability Insurance Can Protect Tenant Deposits There is often a great deal of confusion when tenancy deposit disputes arise between landlords and tenants without Tenant Liability Insurance. Rental properties may need repairs due to accidental damage or maintenance issues may arise where responsibilities may have not been kept up by the tenant. Tenancy deposit [...]


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Tenant Immigration Check Pilot Areas Finally Announced


Thursday, September 11, 2014

Tenant Immigration Checks Will Start In West Midlands The Government have finally announced that the start of the phased introduction of immigrant checks on all prospective UK private rented sector tenants will begin in the West Midlands, from December 1st 2014, as part of the 2014 Immigration Act with further areas across the country intended [...]


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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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How Landlords Can Avoid Bad Tenants


Thursday, March 28, 2013

Landlords Must Carry Out Tenant Referencing To Avoid Bad Tenants 2012 wasn’t really a great year to be a landlord Almost 60% of landlords had problems with bad tenants in 2012 99,000 tenants didn’t pay rent for more than 2 months Tenant evictions increased 8% During 2012 some 59% of landlords were left out of pocket [...]


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Landlords Should Keep Better Inventory Records


Tuesday, March 26, 2013

  Inventory Needs To Record Condition of All Fixtures And Fittings To Avoid Deposit Disputes Increased demand for suitable rental properties in the UK Private Rental Sector (PRS) means there is an urgent need for landlords and tenants to develop and maintain an accurate inventory of all fixtures and fittings in order to avoid disputes [...]


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Debt And Rent Recovery From Absconded Tenants


Tuesday, March 19, 2013

  Many UK landlords admit that they fear tenants leaving in the middle of a tenancy, especially if the tenants are behind with the rent. Tracking down absconding or missing tenants can be a thankless, if not near-impossible task, and the process of extracting any owed rent from them is even harder. However, specialist landlord [...]


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Landlord Responsibilities


Tuesday, March 5, 2013

There are hundreds of pieces of Government legislation and local authority regulations that have to be adhered to by landlords before being allowed to rent out property in the Private Rented Sector (PRS). The onus is on the landlord to make sure that the rental property and tenancy agreement are in full compliance with all [...]


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