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The Importance Of An Inventory At The End Of A Tenancy


Thursday, July 30, 2015

Inventories – An Valuable Tool At The End Of A Tenancy The end of a tenancy can be a very stressful time for landlords and even more stressful for tenants without Tenants Liability insurance, as this is when the rental property is examined to check if deductions need to be made from the tenants deposit [...]


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Landlords Hate Unexpected Rental Property Repairs


Thursday, December 11, 2014

Rising Rental Property Repairs Can Hit Landlord Finances Hard As many UK private rental sector landlords are already aware, there is nothing worse than having to pay for unexpected rental property repairs, especially when any damage could have been prevented. Tenants often think that it doesn’t matter if they cause damage to rental properties as [...]


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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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What Exactly Is Fair Wear And Tear?


Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Determining Fair Wear And Tear Is One Of Biggest Issues Of Private Sector Rentals The Association of Independent Inventory Clerks (AIIC) say that letting agents and landlords struggle most with determining what exactly constitutes fair wear and tear in a rented property and the whole process is among the most hotly contested issues about renting [...]


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Tenant Liability Insurance Is Best Method For Protecting Tenancy Deposits


Thursday, August 14, 2014

Tenant Liability Insurance Can Help To Protect Tenants Deposits The old saying that 90% of accidents happen in the home may be an over-used cliché but specialist Tenant Liability Insurance cover is the most effective way of protecting a tenant’s deposit as well as covering letting agents and landlords in the event of problems too. [...]


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Changes To Council Tax Rules Adds Costs For Landlords


Thursday, April 11, 2013

UK Landlords are no doubt aware that local authorities have the discretion to charge full Council Tax on empty properties from 1st April 2013. The changes affect all rental properties that previously would have been automatically exempt from charges, including all empty furnished and unfurnished properties available for rent. Landlords with properties that are empty [...]


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UK PRS Landlords May Be Unable To Evict Tenants Under Human Rights Law


Friday, April 20, 2012

Landlords in the UK Private Rented Sector (PRS) face a new threat to their livelihood following a ruling by the Supreme Court. UK landlords may be unable to pursue the eviction of tenants who have failed to pay their rent or who have committed anti-social behaviour as a result of the Supreme Court ruling. Hounslow [...]


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