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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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Honesty And Good Communication With Tenants Is Vital


Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Honesty And Good Communication Are Crucial To Avoiding Tenancy Disputes New research from one of the three Government approved tenancy deposit protection scheme operators, my|deposits, has highlighted the importance of honesty and good communication between landlords and their tenants at the end of a tenancy, in order to avoid getting into a tenancy dispute over [...]


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How Removing The Wear And Tear Tax Allowance Affects Landlords


Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Removal Of Wear And Tear Tax Allowance Doesn’t Have To Mean Landlords Face Property Losses Since the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced in the post election budget that the wear and tear tax allowance for landlords was to be phased out and replaced with a tax relief system that only allows landlords to deduct costs [...]


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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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HMRC Publish Details Of Wear And Tear Tax Changes


Tuesday, July 28, 2015

HMRC Introduce Replacement Furniture Relief To Supersede Wear And Tear Allowance HM Revenue and Customs, (HMRC), have finally announced the scope of the proposed amendments to the wear and tear tax allowance for landlords of rental properties, outlined in the post election budget by Chancellor George Osborne. At the 2015 Summer Budget the Government confirmed [...]


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Avoid Deposit Disputes With Tenant Liability Insurance


Thursday, January 22, 2015

17% Of UK PRS Landlords Lost Deposit Disputes In 2014 Through Failing To Provide Evidence To Support Claims According to recent data published by the Deposit Protection Service (DPS) many private rental sector (PRS) landlords operating rental property businesses without Tenant Liability Insurance failed to respond to deposit disputes in time to secure payments for [...]


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Landlords Fed Up Of Paying For Property Repair Bills


Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Landlords And Tenants Can Avoid Costly Property Repair Bills With Tenant Liability Insurance Many UK private rental sector landlords are getting well and truly fed up with having to pay for property repair bills for their rental assets due to damage caused by tenants, even if the problem was caused by accident. Up to 30% of [...]


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We Help Landlords!


Thursday, August 28, 2014

No matter what type of landlord you are, Legal 4 Landlords can help you…  Legal 4 Landlords are the UK’s leading specialist suppliers within the private rental sector and residential lettings industry offering a wide range of fantastic products that can ultimately save you time and money as a landlord, as well as providing professional [...]


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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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Specialist Tenant Insurance Policies Save Costly Repair Bills


Thursday, July 17, 2014

Landlords Encouraged To Ensure Residents Have Tenant Insurance Policies In Place There are a number of specialist insurance providers who provide numerous insurance policies for landlords to protect their rental property assets and property contents from accidental damage by tenants. However, until recently, there has been a definite lack of specialist insurance products specifically designed [...]


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