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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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Offer Your Clients More – Franchise With Legal4Landlords


Thursday, August 15, 2013

  Award Winning Franchise Opportunity In A Thriving Global Lettings Industry Legal 4 Landlords are offering global property professionals the opportunity to be a part of one of the fastest growing franchise networks providing specialist services to the lettings industry. This opportunity comes at the right time for property professionals who want to be more [...]


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Tenant Evictions Up 12%


Thursday, August 30, 2012

Massive rise in tenant eviction orders as landlords are forced to get tough causing outcry from homelessness charity Crisis. Over the last three years there has been a 70% rise in court orders for the eviction of tenants in the UK Private Rented Sector (PRS). Homeless charity Crisis set about analysing figures released by the [...]


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Direct Payments For Landlords – Please Sign The e-Petition


Monday, July 9, 2012

Under the next wave of welfare reforms, new rules set to be introduced next year, mean that the housing benefit allowance of the new Universal Credit system, will not be paid directly to landlords. Instead the Government proposes that all payments will be paid directly to tenants, even if they are vulnerable or in arrears! [...]


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ARLA Calls For UK Landlord Tax Breaks


Monday, March 12, 2012

The Association of Residential Letting Agents, (ARLA), have urged the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, to use the forthcoming Budget to encourage more investment into the UK’s Private Rented Sector, (PRS). ARLA have called on the UK coalition Government to support the observed growth in the UK Buy-To-Let sector and remove many of the [...]


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Emergency Bank Treating Landlords Unfairly


Friday, March 2, 2012

The British media are claiming Buy-To-Let properties are being mishandled by the emergency bank, UK Asset Resolution, set up by the UK Government. UK Asset Resolution, the emergency bank set up by the UK coalition Government to manage the Buy-To-Let mortgages originally lent by Northern Rock and Bradford & Bingley, is alleged to be treating [...]


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Rise And Rise Of The Private Rented Sector


Monday, February 13, 2012

275,000 new tenants flooded the UK Private Rental Sector in 2011 – a 24% increase on the previous year. Latest Government figures confirm the steady decline of UK Home ownership and the social rented sector, (Council Houses), together with the indisputable rise of the Private Rented Sector (PRS) following the credit crunch. The figures confirm [...]


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Property Repossession Fear Increasing


Monday, January 30, 2012

UK Property Repossessions are forecast to increase 22% in 2012 Economists expect the recession and rising unemployment to squeeze the already stretched household finances of thousands of struggling families this year and are warning UK homeowners and landlords of a sharp rise in residential property repossessions. Record low Bank of England (BoE) interest rates and [...]


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Rise In Malicious Damage To Rental Property


Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Being a landlord in the UK is a very desirable financial position that many people would like to be in. Some tenants even think that landlords are made of money, not realising that Buy To Let is a business. The landlord is a businessman and the property is his income source. However, most landlords will [...]


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The Clock Is Ticking…


Friday, November 18, 2011

1st January 2012 will see further changes to Local Housing Allowance (LHA) under the Government’s welfare reform. The age limit for shared accommodation room rate is set to rise from 25 to 35 This means that anyone under 35 and living by themselves or renting a room will be restricted to the shared room accommodation [...]


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