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Most Tenants Are Happy With Their Private Rental Sector Properties


Thursday, September 10, 2015

New Survey Shows That Majority Of Private Rental Sector Tenants Are Happy A recent survey has discovered that 59% of PRS tenants are more than satisfied with the fair rental price of their rented property and many tenants have a good relationship with their landlords. The survey carried out by AXA Business Insurance, appears to [...]


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More PRS Landlords Want Eviction Of Tenants On Benefits


Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Benefit Blackspots Created By Eviction Of Benefit Tenants Eviction of tenants claiming housing benefit or Local Housing Allowance (LHA) is the latest symptom of a worrying trend that could see unemployed and low-paid tenants excluded from many areas of the UK, says homeless charity, Shelter The UK is beginning to witness benefit blackspots as tenants claiming [...]


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Avoid Rent Arrears This Christmas


Thursday, December 12, 2013

Landlords Need To Take Action Now To Prevent Rent Arrears Many UK private rental sector landlords without rent guarantee insurance may find that a number of their tenants will choose to put Christmas before paying the rent, leading to increased financial pressure for landlords and the threat of eviction for non paying tenants. Tenants often [...]


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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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Avoid Non-Payment With Rent Guarantee Insurance


Thursday, October 3, 2013

UK landlords have to deal with a variety of unexpected issues when renting out property, however, unpaid rent shouldn’t be one of them! Whether you are a landlord who owns a large portfolio of buy-to-let properties, Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMO’s) or just own one single-let property investment, non-payment of rent can be a serious issue affecting regular monthly [...]


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Landlords Warned To Act Now To Avoid Rent Arrears


Friday, July 27, 2012

Private Rental Sector landlords are urged to act now to secure the tenant’s rental payments or prepare for the worst this year as tenant default rates have already increased by 8%, in the second quarter of 2012, and are still rising. The number of private sector tenancies in severe rent arrears climbed by over 7,000 [...]


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Buy To Let Landlords Squeezing Out First Time Buyers


Tuesday, May 22, 2012

There are fresh fears that First-Time Buyers (FTBs) and next time buyers are being forced out of the UK residential property market by Buy-To-Let landlords. The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) said that 32,300 Buy-To-Let mortgage loans were made over the first quarter of 2012, a 32% increase on the first three months of 2011. [...]


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Tenant Evictions Increasing


Wednesday, April 18, 2012

County court closures are being blamed for prolonging tenant rent arrears eviction hearings The number of tenants in severe financial difficulty has climbed by 10.2% in the first quarter of this year according to the latest tenant arrears tracker by Templeton LPA, part of the LSL Property Services plc Group. Almost 8,800 more tenants were [...]


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Landlords Happier As Rent Arrears Fall


Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Private Rented Sector (PRS) rent arrears dropped in February with 9.3% of all rent late or unpaid at the end of the month, down from 10.7% in January. With household bills increasing, UK unemployment still rising and the whole country still struggling to avoid a double dip recession as a result of the Eurozone crisis, [...]


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Government May Review Controversial Water Management Act


Monday, February 20, 2012

The British Property Federation (BPF) handed a small peice of good news to UK landlords who may have been struggling to make ends meet, after it was revealed that the UK coalition government may review imposing powers forcing landlords to share information on changes of tenancy with water companies, as well as making them liable for a [...]


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