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Right To Rent Checks Set To Continue


Thursday, June 25, 2015

Pilot Assessment Of Right To Rent Checks Due Next Month Government Immigration Minister, James Brokenshire has stated that the controversial right to rent immigration checks could be rolled out in other parts of the UK, once the results of the pilot scheme have been thoroughly assessed. The pilot scheme forcing landlords and letting agents to [...]


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What Landlords Need To Know About Tenant Referencing


Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Importance Of Conducting Proper Tenant Referencing  And Background Checks On All Tenant Applicants  It is vital that UK private rented sector landlords conduct the proper tenant referencing and background checks on all prospective tenant applicants before granting a tenancy. Landlords need to know exactly who they are allowing to rent their properties and comprehensive tenant [...]


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Tenant Referencing Advances Aiding Letting Agents And Landlords


Thursday, July 24, 2014

Advanced Tenant Referencing For Letting Agents And Landlords With rental properties in the UK private rented sector being chased by up to 10 applicants at a time in some parts of the UK, how do landlords choose who the best prospective tenant might be? Legal 4 Landlords are the UK’s leading provider of specialist products [...]


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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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Half Of UK Landlords Don’t Trust Letting Agents


Thursday, August 22, 2013

  Self Management Of Rental Property Is Preferred To Letting Agents New research published by Direct Line for Business has revealed that over half of UK private rental sector (PRS) landlords prefer to deal directly with tenants themselves, bypassing letting agent’s fees and avoiding binding long term management contracts. The research found that 63% of [...]


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Landlords Warned Over Tenant Referencing


Thursday, February 28, 2013

The UK Private Rental Sector (PRS) is one of the UK’s best performing economies despite all the economic doom and gloom reported by the national press. Landlords and property investors spend a great deal of money on purchasing, renovating and renting out property, be that purchasing with cash, refurbishment of the property, paying repair or [...]


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Tenants Can’t Afford To Pay More Rent


Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Tenants without Rent Guarantee Insurance are finding Private Rental Sector (PRS) rents are becoming more difficult to afford as many are handing over more than 50% of their gross pay to keep a roof over their heads according to the online property portal, Rightmove. The average pay-to-rent ratio across the UK is 38% – but [...]


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