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New Landlords Take Unessessary Risks


Thursday, September 17, 2015

New Landlords Don’t Understand The Legal Requirements Of Property Rental According to new research conducted by a leading UK insurer there has been a huge upsurge in the number of landlords in the UK, however the majority of these new landlords have entered the private rental sector accidentally and many have failed to understand the [...]


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Property Damage Doesn’t Have to Be A Costly Issue


Thursday, September 3, 2015

PRS Landlords Forced To Make insurance Claims Over Tenant Property Damage Research by the National Landlords Association (NLA) suggests that over 400,000 private rental sector (PRS) landlords have been forced to claim on their landlord insurance policies due to rental property damage caused by tenants over the past 12 months. The research indicates that almost [...]


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Surge in UK Property Demand


Thursday, August 6, 2015

UK Property Demand Reaches 11 Year High The number of people wanting to purchase properties in the UK has hit its highest level for over a decade thanks to record low mortgage deals, low interest rates, decent rental yields and pension reforms opening up investment opportunities for the British public According to data published by [...]


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Are Your Rental Properties Being Used As Cannabis Farms?


Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Over 450,000 Cannabis Plants Seized By Police In 2014 New figures recently released have revealed the extent of cannabis cultivation in the UK, affecting both landlords in the private rental sector (PRS) and social housing landlords. The analysis of drug seizures in England and Wales in the 2013/14 tax year as recorded by the ONS, [...]


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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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Confusion Reigns Over Tenant Sub-Letting Proposals


Thursday, April 9, 2015

Housing Minister Contradicts Government Sub-Letting Proposals There is already a great deal of confusion and resentment surrounding the controversial proposals to allow the sub-letting of rental properties by tenants, announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, during the pre-election budget, last month. The proposals were announced by Mr Osborne during the Spring [...]


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Specialist Landlord Insurance Makes A Real Difference


Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Specialist Landlord Insurance Required By All UK PRS Landlords Landlords in the UK’s private rental sector (PRS) should be aware that they need specialist landlord insurance policies to protect their rental property assets, be that from damage caused by tenants or just to cover the cost of repairs to the rental property, because a normal [...]


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Have You Got Permission To Let?


Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Some UK Landlords still operating without permission to let from mortgage lenders There has been an upsurge in the number of UK private rental sector landlords taking advantage of the continuing strong tenant demand. However, there are still some landlords, without buy to let mortgages, who are failing to ensure they have obtained the right [...]


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Quarter of Landlords Dont Think Landlords Buildings Insurance Is Vital!


Tuesday, December 23, 2014

25% of UK Landlords Operate Without Landlords Buildings Insurance It appears that many UK landlords are still attempting to save money by cutting corners in the wrong places, such as with landlords buildings insurance. Over 500 landlords with small to medium sized portfolios of rental properties were asked about their landlords buildings insurance costs as [...]


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PRS Tenants Don’t Believe They Need Contents Insurance


Thursday, December 18, 2014

PRS Tenants Really Do Need Contents Insurance New research conducted by the Co-Op has discovered that up to 30% of private rented sector (PRS) tenants don’t have any form of tenants contents insurance covering their personal possessions at all, and with the festive season almost upon us, the lack of suitable insurance could become very [...]


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