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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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Mandatory Letting Agent Redress Schemes Now In Effect


Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Deadline For Mandatory Redress Scheme Membership Has Passed As of the 1st October 2014 Government legislation changed meaning that all UK lettings and property management agents must belong to one of the three Government approved property redress schemes. These are: The Property Ombudsman Ombudsman Services Property The Property Redress Scheme Each of the mandatory redress [...]


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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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Landlords Are Wrongly Avoiding LHA Tenants


Monday, March 26, 2012

The results of a recent survey show that due to misconceptions over Government Welfare Reforms increasing numbers of private rental sector landlords are now refusing to even consider applicants claiming Local Housing Allowance (LHA), when searching for new tenants. The Spareroom.com survey showed that out of 1000 UK landlords surveyed: 87% had problems with non-payment of [...]


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