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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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Why Take Risks When Choosing Your Next Tenant?


Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Would You Accept New Tenants Without Checking On Their Background? There are plenty of stories in the newspapers and lots of discussion threads on many online landlord forums concerning the tenant selection process and how landlords have ended up housing bad tenants because they went with their gut feeling rather than paying for professional tenant [...]


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Tenant Referencing Advances Aiding Letting Agents And Landlords


Thursday, July 24, 2014

Advanced Tenant Referencing For Letting Agents And Landlords With rental properties in the UK private rented sector being chased by up to 10 applicants at a time in some parts of the UK, how do landlords choose who the best prospective tenant might be? Legal 4 Landlords are the UK’s leading provider of specialist products [...]


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Avoid Extortionate Court Fees For Tenant Evictions


Tuesday, April 15, 2014

PRS Landlords Face Extortionate Court Fee Increases For Tenant Evictions UK private rented sector (PRS) landlords are furious about the extortionate increased court fees for tenant evictions announced last week. The planned price increases take effect from 22nd April 2014 and fees for possession claims will increase by 60%, and the increased court costs could [...]


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Why Buy-To-Let Is Proving To Be A Popular Investment


Thursday, April 10, 2014

9.4% Average ROI Over 5 Years Makes Buy-To-Let A Very Popular Investment Opportunity Buy-to-Let is growing in popularity among investors in the UK due to high demand for rental properties from willing tenants and relatively low property prices that are gradually beginning to rise Buying properties in order to generate an income by renting them [...]


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Tenant Referencing Is More Vital Than Landlords Think


Thursday, April 3, 2014

 How To Really Avoid Renting To The Tenants from Hell! Much discussion has been traded between the Government and numerous Landlord Associations over the introduction of a possible landlord register in the UK over the last few years in order to crack down on rogue landlords. However, there is still mixed opinion amongst many hands-on [...]


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Landlords Risk Increasing Rent Arrears


Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Rent Guarantee Insurance Reduces Arrears Risk Private rented sector landlords who don’t use Rent Guarantee Insurance are at increased risk of suffering tenant rent arrears, as rent debt becomes the fastest growing debt problem in the UK according to one charity – The Money Advice Trust. The charity claims that the number of private rented sector [...]


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Tenant Referencing Helps Landlords Avoid Tenants From Hell


Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Tenant Referencing Works! UK PRS landlords who have empty rental properties over the Christmas and New Year holidays won’t be full of festive spirit, in fact without changing the way they operate many landlords could be very “Bah, Humbug!” Empty rental properties do not generate income, leaving landlords to cover the buy-to-let mortgage payments from [...]


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Tenant Referencing Helps Avoid Tenants From Hell


Thursday, August 8, 2013

  No Tenant Referencing = Consequences UK Landlords, letting agents and property management companies, who fail to conduct thorough Tenant Referencing Checks on applicants, are reporting a significant rise in the number of their tenants who turn out to be “tenants from hell”. The cause is the lack of correct action by private rental sector [...]


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The Importance Of Rent Guarantee Insurance


Thursday, April 4, 2013

Tenant Referencing and Rent Guarantee Insurance are vital services for all UK landlords Ensuring a regular rental income is paramount to the survival of the rental business for all UK landlordsand rent guarantee insurance offers financial protection and peace of mind for landlords and their tenants. Regardless of a tenant’s financial and employment circumstances, it [...]


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