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New Landlords Take Unessessary Risks


Thursday, September 17, 2015

New Landlords Don’t Understand The Legal Requirements Of Property Rental According to new research conducted by a leading UK insurer there has been a huge upsurge in the number of landlords in the UK, however the majority of these new landlords have entered the private rental sector accidentally and many have failed to understand the [...]


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Property Damage Doesn’t Have to Be A Costly Issue


Thursday, September 3, 2015

PRS Landlords Forced To Make insurance Claims Over Tenant Property Damage Research by the National Landlords Association (NLA) suggests that over 400,000 private rental sector (PRS) landlords have been forced to claim on their landlord insurance policies due to rental property damage caused by tenants over the past 12 months. The research indicates that almost [...]


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Honesty And Good Communication With Tenants Is Vital


Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Honesty And Good Communication Are Crucial To Avoiding Tenancy Disputes New research from one of the three Government approved tenancy deposit protection scheme operators, my|deposits, has highlighted the importance of honesty and good communication between landlords and their tenants at the end of a tenancy, in order to avoid getting into a tenancy dispute over [...]


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Lack Of Available Rental Property Driving PRS Price Increases


Thursday, August 27, 2015

Rental Property Demand Still Exceeding Supply The latest private rental sector (PRS) property index published by Your Move and Reeds Rains shows that average rental property prices in the UK are beginning to exceed £800 (GBP) per month, pushing PRS rental prices to a new record high. According to the report’s findings, PRS rents have [...]


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How Much Tenant Pain Can You Take?


Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A Bad Tenant Is Like A Bad Tooth… Better Out Than In!  Nobody likes the thought of going to the dentist. It’s so easy to imagine the pain, that awful noise and the feeling of being at the mercy of someone else. However, if you’ve got a toothache that’s already giving you pain, putting off [...]


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Landlords Don’t Want To Pay For Rental Property Damage


Thursday, August 20, 2015

Landlords Forced To Fight For Rental Property Damage Claims  Determining fair wear and tear in rental property is probably one of the most difficult and misunderstood areas of renting in the UK’s private rented sector (PRS) as letting agents and landlords may have different views to tenants regarding what are allowable deductions to be made [...]


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Tenant Referencing Just Got Even Easier


Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Tenant Referencing – All Packed Up And Ready To Go We know that good letting agents need to be constantly on the ball to be able to provide their landlord and tenant clients with the best service, that’s why Legal 4 Landlords have launched a new package aimed at making their lives easier. Legal 4 [...]


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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 Landlords Missing Out On Good Tenants?


Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Landlords Still Failing To Reference Tenant Applicants In the digital age that we live in, many landlords still fail to recognise that they no longer have to rely on gut instinct alone to get the best tenants they can into their rental properties. Advanced tenant referencing systems mean that the days of taking people on [...]


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UK Private Rented Sector Boom Continues


Thursday, June 4, 2015

UK Private Rented Sector Now Worth £1 Trillion The UK’s private rented sector (PRS) looks set for a profitable future as a new report reveals that the sector is expected to increase by 700,000 rental units to around 5.5 Million properties by 2020. The PRS represents 18% of all current UK housing stock, following the [...]


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