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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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PRS Rents Lower Than 2008


Thursday, December 27, 2012

Analysis of rental data by Belvoir Lettings has revealed that private rented sector (PRS) rents have fallen across the UK by an average of 2.4% since the start of the credit crunch in 2008. Belvoir said it gives a much more accurate view of the UK PRS rental market on a national scale rather than [...]


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Tenancy Deposits Don’t Work


Wednesday, July 11, 2012

40% of all UK Private Rented Sector (PRS) tenants have reportedly lost some or all of their rental deposit at the end of a tenancy, but landlords aren’t winning either, says a new report. The total amount lost per person averaged £313 (GBP) according to a new survey conducted by online property portal – FindaProperty.com. [...]


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Rise In Fraudulent Tenant Applications


Monday, March 5, 2012

UK Landlords and letting agents are being warned about an increase in bogus tenant applications. Fraudulent applicants have been filling out tenancy application forms provided by honest landlords and agents, giving inaccurate or misleading information, in a bid to secure the rental of the property. It is not unknown for the fraudsters to move from [...]


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