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Landlords Don’t Want To Pay For Rental Property Damage


Thursday, August 20, 2015

Landlords Forced To Fight For Rental Property Damage Claims  Determining fair wear and tear in rental property is probably one of the most difficult and misunderstood areas of renting in the UK’s private rented sector (PRS) as letting agents and landlords may have different views to tenants regarding what are allowable deductions to be made [...]


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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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Who Are The Real Tenants In Rental Properties?


Thursday, February 27, 2014

Landlords Unsure Who Lives In Their Rental Properties The latest research conducted by Savills estimates that there will be over 5.7 million tenants renting properties in the UK’s private rented sector by 2018, but many of those tenants could be there without the landlords knowledge. Rising rents, increasing energy bills, the rising cost of living and [...]


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Bad Tenant’s Identified By Referencing


Thursday, January 30, 2014

Comprehensive Tenant Referencing Saves Landlords Time, Stress And Money! The number of bad tenants trying to apply for rental properties in the UK’s private rented sector (PRS) is on the rise, according to a number of lettings agencies. Letting agents who conduct thorough tenant referencing checks on all applicants have reported an increase in the [...]


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Advice For Landlords Dealing With Tenant Issues


Tuesday, April 30, 2013

UK landlords are considered to be service providers, offering their rental property assets as suitable homes for people looking to rent property in the private sector. However, there are times when being a landlord can appear to have a few drawbacks, so we would like to offer landlords a little advice on dealing with some [...]


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How Landlords Can Avoid Bad Tenants


Thursday, March 28, 2013

Landlords Must Carry Out Tenant Referencing To Avoid Bad Tenants 2012 wasn’t really a great year to be a landlord Almost 60% of landlords had problems with bad tenants in 2012 99,000 tenants didn’t pay rent for more than 2 months Tenant evictions increased 8% During 2012 some 59% of landlords were left out of pocket [...]


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Landlords Should Keep Better Inventory Records


Tuesday, March 26, 2013

  Inventory Needs To Record Condition of All Fixtures And Fittings To Avoid Deposit Disputes Increased demand for suitable rental properties in the UK Private Rental Sector (PRS) means there is an urgent need for landlords and tenants to develop and maintain an accurate inventory of all fixtures and fittings in order to avoid disputes [...]


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5 Top Tips For Student Tenants


Wednesday, September 26, 2012

  With UK University terms now started for the 2012/13 academic year we offer 5 great tips for new student tenants. 1.- Many landlords require a deposit for the rental of a property and may ask for the deposit and the first month’s rent. This can be quite a large sum of cash to part [...]


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Tenancy Deposits Don’t Work


Wednesday, July 11, 2012

40% of all UK Private Rented Sector (PRS) tenants have reportedly lost some or all of their rental deposit at the end of a tenancy, but landlords aren’t winning either, says a new report. The total amount lost per person averaged £313 (GBP) according to a new survey conducted by online property portal – FindaProperty.com. [...]


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