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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Specialist Products And Services For Landlords and Letting Agents The UK private rented sector is still booming despite the Government trying to incentivise people to purchase a home of their own using the “Help-To-Buy” scheme, effectively reducing the amount that they need to save for a deposit on a property purchase. UK landlords and their [...]


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Increase In Number Of Older Private Rented Sector Tenants


Tuesday, July 16, 2013

According to the latest quarterly index published by Countrywide lettings agency there has been a 6% annual growth in the number of tenants over the age of 50 renting property in the UK private rented sector (PRS). The lettings agency also report that there has been a 7% annual decline in the number of tenants [...]


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Rent Arrears And Void Periods Improve


Tuesday, April 2, 2013

UK PRS void periods and rent arrears are falling steadily UK private rented sector landlords are reaping the rewards of the developments of specialist products and services designed to ease the burden for landlords and the UK lettings industry. Market leading companies, such as Legal 4 Landlords have spent a great deal of time, effort [...]


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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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Debt And Rent Recovery From Absconded Tenants


Tuesday, March 19, 2013

  Many UK landlords admit that they fear tenants leaving in the middle of a tenancy, especially if the tenants are behind with the rent. Tracking down absconding or missing tenants can be a thankless, if not near-impossible task, and the process of extracting any owed rent from them is even harder. However, specialist landlord [...]


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Landlords Suffering Financially Due To Unexpected Costs


Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Failure To Plan Is Planning To Fail A recent survey by a national lettings agency has highlighted financial losses incurred by landlords due to failing to plan for unexpected costs. Landlords pay an average of £1500 (GBP) per year out of their rental income on covering tenant rent arrears, maintenance and repair bills and void [...]


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