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Landlords Can Help Tenant Households Save Money


Thursday, April 30, 2015

 UK Households Predicted To Be £10k In Debt By 2016 Apart from the additional help for first-time buyers and the extension of the Help To Buy scheme until 2020 (for new build properties), announced in the Spring 2015 budget by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, there is still very little on offer to [...]


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What Landlords Need To Know About Tenant Referencing


Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Importance Of Conducting Proper Tenant Referencing  And Background Checks On All Tenant Applicants  It is vital that UK private rented sector landlords conduct the proper tenant referencing and background checks on all prospective tenant applicants before granting a tenancy. Landlords need to know exactly who they are allowing to rent their properties and comprehensive tenant [...]


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Outstanding Debt Recovery Services


Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Recovering Rental Debt From Tenants Couldn’t Be Easier There are occasions when landlords write off unpaid rent from tenants, just because they are happy to get their rental property back after going through the tenant eviction process. However, there is no excuse for allowing tenants to get away from the debts that they have accrued [...]


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Tenant’s Without Rent Protection Struggle More Than Others


Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Calls For More Landlords To Use Rent Protection Insurance After Increase In Calls To Debt Charity Over Tenants Affording Rent The UK is now supposed to be flourishing again after the financial crisis, with the many austerity measures implemented by the Government paying back a small proportion of the £384 Billion (GBP) national debt. However, [...]


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Rent Arrears Are Biggest Debt Problem In UK


Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Landlords Without Rent Guarantee Insurance Suffering Financially As Rent Arrears Increase Again The Money Advice Trust, the national debt advice charity has reported that tenant rent arrears are now the fastest growing debt problem in the UK.  Private rented sector landlords who don’t use Rent Guarantee Insurance to protect their rental income are suffering massive [...]


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Dealing With Tenant Rent Arrears


Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Rent Arrears Affect UK PRS Landlords The national press seem to be focusing on the number of private rental sector tenants in rent arrears, as most newspapers have at least one article suggesting that rent arrears among tenants are increasing rapidly in the UK. Many of these articles begin with a leader focusing on how [...]


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Dealing With Tenants In Rent Arrears


Friday, October 19, 2012

The number of private sector tenants in severe arrears is still increasing, albeit at a slower rate, rising by 1.6% in the 3rd quarter of 2012. There are now more than 99,000 tenants in rent arrears greater than 8 weeks plus – the highest since 2008 and 15% more than last year. Tenants in severe [...]


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5 Top Tips For Student Tenants


Wednesday, September 26, 2012

  With UK University terms now started for the 2012/13 academic year we offer 5 great tips for new student tenants. 1.- Many landlords require a deposit for the rental of a property and may ask for the deposit and the first month’s rent. This can be quite a large sum of cash to part [...]


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Single Let Landlords Suffer Increased Void Periods And Rent Arrears


Wednesday, August 8, 2012

An alarming number of small scale landlords, owning just a single rental property, who are experiencing increased void periods and growing rent arrears has doubled since the first quarter of 2012, according to research carried out by leading market research company, Business Development Research Consultants (BDRC Continental). The results of the BDRC Continental survey show [...]


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Universal Credits Will Be A Risky Business For Landlords


Friday, July 20, 2012

The proposed Universal Credit system due to be introduced in April 2013 is set to replace existing benefits, including housing benefit, will put thousands of social (council and housing associations) and thousands more Private Rental Sector (PRS) landlords at a much higher level of financial risk. The current system of Local Housing Allowance (LHA) or [...]


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