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Is That Steak Dinner A Good Deal?


Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Some Deals Are Better Than Others And Our INCLUSIVE Deal Is One Of The Best! Picture the scenario, you have been thinking of treating yourself to a good night out. There’s a swanky new restaurant opened in town. It’s been fully refurbished, the décor looks great, and you have heard some great things about the [...]


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Lettings Live Survey Findings


Thursday, June 18, 2015

Today’s letting agents are  professional, responsible and well connected! With more and more people turning to property as a way of saving and investing, lettings agents need to be informed and professional about their duties and responsibilities. In a changing world, there is a need to continually update and respond, but there are some agents who are [...]


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Mortgage Borrowers Have Mortgage Affordability Concerns


Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Research Reveals Concerns About Mortgage Affordability Checks New research by Equifax has revealed that many people are worried about the length of time it takes mortgage lenders to assess their ability to repay residential and buy to let mortgage loans, with some fearing missing out on property deals because of the length of time they [...]


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Landlords Still Failling To Conduct Proper Tenant Referencing Checks


Thursday, March 12, 2015

Know Who You Are Renting To – The Importance Of Tenant Referencing UK landlords who fail to carry out even the most basic pre-tenancy tenant referencing and background checks are leaving themselves exposed to housing some of the worst tenants occupying their rental property. The importance of proper tenant referencing and background checks cannot be [...]


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Tenant Checks More Important Because Of New Immigration Rules


Thursday, October 16, 2014

Tenant Checks Even More Vital From 1st December UK private rental sector landlords are being reminded about the importance of conducting thorough tenant referencing checks prior to the start of any tenancy as new Government legislation will require them to check the immigration status of every new tenant under the new rules set out in [...]


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Being A Landlord Can Cause Stress


Thursday, October 9, 2014

Specialist Products And Services Can Provide Stress Relief For Landlords A survey conducted among private rented sector (PRS) landlords has discovered that being a landlord can be a very stressful occupation, with property investors that are still employed dedicating many days from their annual holidays to sort out rental property issues, including dealing with repairs and chasing late [...]


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Home Office Publishes Immigration Guidance Factsheet


Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Tackling Illegal Immigration In The UK Private Rented Sector Factsheet The Government has published a factsheet updating landlords of their obligations under the Immigration Act 2014 which means that UK PRS landlords and letting agents have at last been provided with a small degree of guidance on how to go about checking the immigration status [...]


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The Pitfalls Of Not Tenant Referencing


Thursday, January 23, 2014

  Landlords Could Get More Than They Bargained For If They Don’t Conduct Proper Tenant Referencing A landlord from Wales has discovered, to her cost, that tenant referencing and background checks are vital for all prospective tenant applicants. The predicted healthy outlook for the UK’s private rented sector (PRS), does not mean all landlords can [...]


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Landlords Should Comply With Responsibilities


Thursday, May 2, 2013

UK Landlords Unaware of Legal Obligations There have been several reports in the national media recently about UK landlords facing prosecution for ignoring their legal responsibilities. The press reports suggest that new, accidental or reluctant landlords are not aware of their full rental property and tenant care responsibilities. There are a number of aspects that [...]


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Tenant Referencing Is Crucial For Landlords


Monday, September 10, 2012

Most tenants are complete strangers, who as a landlord, you may meet once or twice before granting a tenancy agreement to or handing over the keys to the rental property. If using a good letting agent, the landlord may not even meet the tenant until after they have moved in. This leaves the landlord with [...]


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