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PRS Landlords Don’t Want Properties Used As Cannabis Farms


Tuesday, June 23, 2015

PRS Landlords Can Avoid Letting Properties To Cannabis Farmers There are a number of media reports circulating at the moment surrounding the increased use of private rented sector properties being used as cannabis farms and many PRS landlords are worried that they could also be at risk. As we reported last week, the private rental [...]


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Are Your Rental Properties Being Used As Cannabis Farms?


Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Over 450,000 Cannabis Plants Seized By Police In 2014 New figures recently released have revealed the extent of cannabis cultivation in the UK, affecting both landlords in the private rental sector (PRS) and social housing landlords. The analysis of drug seizures in England and Wales in the 2013/14 tax year as recorded by the ONS, [...]


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PRS Landlords Need To More To Protect Themselves


Wednesday, August 20, 2014

PRS Landlords Not Doing Enough To Protect Themselves Thousands of UK private rental sector landlords are leaving themselves exposed to some of the worst tenants around by failing to carry out basic tenant reference checks, periodic inspections and enforcing the terms of tenancy agreements, according to a national survey conducted by insurance firm AXA. The [...]


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Inspect Properties Regularly To Avoid Cannabis Farms


Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Cannabis Farm Warning For UK PRS Landlords Thousands of private rental sector properties in the UK are being used as cannabis farms and landlords are being warned to conduct regular property inspections to avoid becoming unwitting victims of drug gangs. Figures show that 7,865 cannabis farms were identified across the UK in 2012, up 15% [...]


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Dealing With Problem Tenants


Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Practical Advice For Dealing With Problem Tenants It is important for all landlords to be consistently polite, courteous and professional at all times when dealing with problem tenants, even if the tenants don’t behave quite the same way. Renting property is your business and you need to you treat it as such and always behave [...]


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Anti-Social Behaviour Legislation Change To Help Landlords Evict Bad Tenants


Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Landlords Can Evict Bad Tenants Faster With Change In Anti-Social Behaviour Legislation New Government legislation preventing Anti-Social Behaviour is going through Parliament this year and the changes in the law could make a huge difference to UK private rental sector (PRS) landlords who have previously had difficulties evicting tenants on the grounds of anti-social behaviour.  2012 [...]


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Cannabis Farms In Rented Property – RLA Advice


Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Residential Landlords Association Offers Advice To Landlords Who Suspect That Their Rental Property Is Being Used For Illegal Activities Following on from our report on Cannabis Farms In Rental Properties, posted last Tuesday, the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) have also issued advice to UK landlords about rental properties being used as cannabis farms. As we [...]


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Cannabis Farms In Rental Properties


Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Landlords left exposed by illegal activity in rental properties Rental property owners without specialist landlord insurance or comprehensive buildings insurance can face huge repair bills if the rental property is used as a cannabis farm by drug gangs. Recent headlines about the damage done to rental properties by green fingered tenants make compelling reading for [...]


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