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Most Tenants Are Happy With Their Private Rental Sector Properties


Thursday, September 10, 2015

New Survey Shows That Majority Of Private Rental Sector Tenants Are Happy A recent survey has discovered that 59% of PRS tenants are more than satisfied with the fair rental price of their rented property and many tenants have a good relationship with their landlords. The survey carried out by AXA Business Insurance, appears to [...]


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Do Rental Property The Right Way Or Don’t Do It At All


Wednesday, March 11, 2015

What Rental Property Risks Are Landlords Taking? New research conducted by Liverpool Victoria (LV) landlord insurance, has revealed that there has been a significant surge in amateur landlord numbers across the UK, as more and more people attempt to boost their earned incomes by renting out properties privately without using a letting agent, however many [...]


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Plan Ahead To Avoid The Pitfalls Of Being A Landlord


Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Planning Ahead Means Landlord Life Isn’t All That Bad The BBC showed an interesting insight into being a landlord, on the 2nd February 2015, as part of its ‘Inside Out’ series. The programme focused on landlords who had fallen into difficulties after building property portfolios using Buy To Let mortgages in order to try to provide [...]


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Being A Landlord Can Cause Stress


Thursday, October 9, 2014

Specialist Products And Services Can Provide Stress Relief For Landlords A survey conducted among private rented sector (PRS) landlords has discovered that being a landlord can be a very stressful occupation, with property investors that are still employed dedicating many days from their annual holidays to sort out rental property issues, including dealing with repairs and chasing late [...]


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Protect Rental Income


Thursday, November 28, 2013

Rent Guarantee Insurance Protects Rental Income Many UK private rented sector (PRS) landlords already know the financial strains that can be caused when tenants are late paying the rent because rent arrears not only restrict a landlords cash flow, they are one of the most common reasons landlords and letting agents evict tenants from rental [...]


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Property Repossessions At Five Year Low


Thursday, November 21, 2013

Property Repossession Figures Reported To Be Better Than Expected The latest data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) shows that the number of residential properties being repossessed has fallen to its lowest level since 2008, the figures include private residential properties and Buy-To-Let properties within the UK private rental sector. The CML data reveals [...]


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Dealing With Tenant Rent Arrears


Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Rent Arrears Affect UK PRS Landlords The national press seem to be focusing on the number of private rental sector tenants in rent arrears, as most newspapers have at least one article suggesting that rent arrears among tenants are increasing rapidly in the UK. Many of these articles begin with a leader focusing on how [...]


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Landlord Insurance Means Peace Of Mind


Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Landlord Insurance protects rental property assets UK private rental sector (PRS) landlords need to protect their buy-to-let property investments and landlord insurance is just one aspect that can be well worth the initial financial outlay. Rental property is an important, income producing asset for PRS landlords, and some degree of financial protection is required to [...]


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Direct Payments For Landlords – Please Sign The e-Petition


Monday, July 9, 2012

Under the next wave of welfare reforms, new rules set to be introduced next year, mean that the housing benefit allowance of the new Universal Credit system, will not be paid directly to landlords. Instead the Government proposes that all payments will be paid directly to tenants, even if they are vulnerable or in arrears! [...]


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More Struggling Home Owners Renting Out Rooms


Wednesday, March 14, 2012

More home owners are becoming live-in landlords by putting their spare rooms to use and bringing in additional rental income. The number of UK home-owners that are choosing to rent out a spare room in their own homes has increased by 19% during the last six months according to 2 of the UK’s leading house [...]


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