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Reducing The Risk Of Letting To Problem Tenants


Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Tenant Referencing Helps Landlords Avoid Problem Tenants All landlords want the best possible tenants in their rental properties, but how do landlords and letting agents make sure that they are not allowing problem tenant’s into rental properties? All tenant applicants should be comprehensively tenant referenced as soon as they apply for a tenancy in private [...]


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Landlords Face Increasing Rental Property Operational Costs


Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Landlords Missing Out On Vital Income Because They Fail To Calculate Rental Property Operational Costs Correctly According to recent data gathered independently by a UK based property investment company and a national letting agency chain, almost 1 in 8 landlords fail to calculate many of the true running costs of their rental property portfolios when [...]


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Avoid Taking Risks With Rental Properties


Thursday, January 29, 2015

Risks To Rental Property Businesses Can Be Mitigated Landlords choose to rent out properties for a variety of reasons including retirement planning or they may be unable to sell their former home or may have been left property by a deceased relative. Whatever the reason for rental properties, there are always risks and challenges associated [...]


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UK PRS Landlords Looking For Better Buy To Let Mortgage Finance


Friday, November 14, 2014

20% of UK PRS Landlords Struggling To Obtain Buy To Let Mortgage Finance 31% of UK private rental sector (PRS) landlords reckon that they will require additional buy to let mortgage lending or buy to let re-mortgages within the next three months. However, as many as 20% of landlords may not get financed, according to [...]


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Why Take Risks When Choosing Your Next Tenant?


Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Would You Accept New Tenants Without Checking On Their Background? There are plenty of stories in the newspapers and lots of discussion threads on many online landlord forums concerning the tenant selection process and how landlords have ended up housing bad tenants because they went with their gut feeling rather than paying for professional tenant [...]


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More PRS Tenants Need Rent Protection


Thursday, July 10, 2014

Tenants With Rent Protection Are Still In The Minority New research by a UK insurance company has discovered that as few as 7% of private rental sector (PRS) tenants have taken out rent protection insurance to protect their rental commitments and retain their rented home should their employment circumstances change. The data published by insurance [...]


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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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Growing Concern Over PRS Rent Arrears


Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Over 67,000 PRS Tenants In Severe Rent Arrears  There have been a number of reports published in recent months by various agencies regarding tenant rent arrears in the UK’s private rental sector (PRS), with the findings making grim reading for landlords who don’t have Rent Guarantee Insurance.  LSL property services latest Tenant Arrears Tracker shows [...]


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Thousands Of PRS Tenants Bury Head In Sand Over Financial Worries


Thursday, January 9, 2014

One in 11 PRS Tenants Worry About Affording Rents Increasing numbers of private rented sector tenants who haven’t enquired about Rent Guarantee Insurance are living in fear of not being able to afford their monthly rental payments. Thousands of PRS tenants without Rent Guarantee Insurance have started 2014 anxious about whether they will be able [...]


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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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