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Longer PRS Tenancies May Force Landlords Out Of Business


Thursday, September 18, 2014

Labour Proposal For Longer Tenancies May Force Landlords To Sell Up New proposals put forward by the Labour party pushing for longer assured short-hold tenancies in the private rented sector could see PRS landlords selling off rental properties due to increased pressure put on them by their buy to let mortgage providers. Many buy to [...]


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Beware Of Making Small Claim On Your Landlord Insurance


Thursday, August 21, 2014

Small Landlord Insurance Claims Can Increase Premiums By 20% UK private rental sector (PRS) landlords are being warned about making claims for small amounts on their landlord insurance for damage in rental properties, with an expert claiming that the loss of a no claims discount (NCD) and increased premiums could seriously affect the financial well [...]


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Superstrike Decision Challenged By New Ruling


Monday, June 16, 2014

New Legal Precedent Set To Level Playing Field For Landlords As Domcode Ltd v Cheihk Overturns Superstrike Decision   The consequences of the legal precedent set by the Superstrike v Rodrigues case have been debated at length by legal commentators since the Court of Appeal’s fateful decision in favour of tenants on 14th June 2013. Superstrike v Rodrigues [...]


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Advice For Landlords Dealing With Tenant Issues


Tuesday, April 30, 2013

UK landlords are considered to be service providers, offering their rental property assets as suitable homes for people looking to rent property in the private sector. However, there are times when being a landlord can appear to have a few drawbacks, so we would like to offer landlords a little advice on dealing with some [...]


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Section 8 – Grounds For Eviction


Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Taking the professional tenant eviction route may sound expensive to many UK landlords, but it can actually work out to be the cheaper option because professional tenant eviction specialists, like Legal 4 Landlords, know what they’re doing and work fast. Many landlords try to tackle the eviction process themselves by serving a Section 8, but there a [...]


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Illegal Eviction Means Prison


Monday, October 15, 2012

A landlord from Sheffield has been sentenced to 9 months in prison for taking the law into his own hands and forcefully removing a tenant from his rental property, instead of following legal procedures or appointing a qualified tenant eviction specialist. The landlord, Jay Allen, had not applied for a court order and had not [...]


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Tenant Evictions Up 12%


Thursday, August 30, 2012

Massive rise in tenant eviction orders as landlords are forced to get tough causing outcry from homelessness charity Crisis. Over the last three years there has been a 70% rise in court orders for the eviction of tenants in the UK Private Rented Sector (PRS). Homeless charity Crisis set about analysing figures released by the [...]


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