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More UK Housing Legislation Changes


Thursday, March 5, 2015

Deregulation Bill To Include Changes To UK Housing Legislation Following on from the previous news report published on 3rd March, concerning changes to UK housing legislation there are plenty of industry concerns surrounding the introduction of even more legislation for the UK’s private rented sector, (PRS). UK housing legislation looks likely to change in the [...]


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New Legal Ruling On Landlord Repair Responsibilities


Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Landlord Repair Responsibilities Change Following Landmark Legal Ruling There are often complaints from tenants that landlords or their letting agents don’t deal with rental property repair problems properly, causing upset and distress for tenants and stress and anguish for landlords. Even with comprehensive Landlord Buildings Insurance policies in place, there is still a legal obligation [...]


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Lenders Targeting Landlords With Residential Mortgages


Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Mortgage Lenders Use Internet To Identify Residential Mortgaged Properties Advertised For Rent UK Banks and mortgage lenders are starting to identify reluctant, accidental and first time landlords who let out properties without asking for the correct permissions. According to newspaper reports, UK banks and mortgage lenders are sifting through the electoral register, social media websites and [...]


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1 in 3 Landlords Unaware Of Legal Obligations


Friday, May 18, 2012

Not all landlords feel the need to use a letting agent, preferring to handle all aspects of the letting and management of their rental property and tenancy themselves. Landlords and tenants are recommended to use the services of a reputable letting agent, to save time, reduce stress, ensure legal compliance and provide them with professional [...]


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Reluctant Landlords Claim Ignorance Over Responsibilities


Thursday, April 12, 2012

A large number of private residential properties are being rented out to tenants because the owners have moved out but found it difficult to sell the property on. In fact, according to the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA), many people are choosing to rent out homes they cannot sell. This has led to an [...]


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