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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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Is Tenant Safety Being Ignored By Landlords?


Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Is Your Rental Property Safe For Tenants To Live In? Rental properties can be hazardous to tenant’s health if they are not properly repaired and maintained with the Association of Independent Inventory Clerks (AIIC) reporting an increase in the number of dangerous rental properties being offered to let by a minority of unscrupulous landlords. The [...]


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Government Attempts To Reassure Landlords Over Superstrike


Thursday, June 26, 2014

Amendments To The Deregulation Bill Intended To Resolve Issues Arising From The Case Of Superstrike Vs Marino Rodrigues Following a great deal of lobbying by various landlord associations and mounting pressure by the UK lettings industry, the department for Communities and Local Government (CLG) has offered to make amendments to the forthcoming Deregulation Bill that [...]


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Landlords Should Comply With Responsibilities


Thursday, May 2, 2013

UK Landlords Unaware of Legal Obligations There have been several reports in the national media recently about UK landlords facing prosecution for ignoring their legal responsibilities. The press reports suggest that new, accidental or reluctant landlords are not aware of their full rental property and tenant care responsibilities. There are a number of aspects that [...]


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Rise In Fraudulent Tenant Applications


Monday, March 5, 2012

UK Landlords and letting agents are being warned about an increase in bogus tenant applications. Fraudulent applicants have been filling out tenancy application forms provided by honest landlords and agents, giving inaccurate or misleading information, in a bid to secure the rental of the property. It is not unknown for the fraudsters to move from [...]


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