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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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Are Letting Agents Getting The Right Support?


Thursday, July 9, 2015

 Which hat are you wearing today? One hat per day, would be nice but It’s not like that when you’re a letting agent, is it? Sometimes you’re the boss, sometimes the landlord’s your boss, sometimes the tenant’s demanding your time – even the Government has a go, loading you up with more and more rules [...]


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What Does A Problem Tenant Look Like?


Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Are Problem Tenants Easy To Spot? When potential tenants turn up to view rental properties, you might get some bad vibes and, in those cases, you’ll probably want to look for someone else as a preferred tenant. And then someone else comes along, and they seem just what you’re looking for because they are in [...]


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DIY Tenant Eviction Can Be Costly!


Thursday, November 27, 2014

UK PRS Landlord Ordered To Pay £2,340 For Unlawful Tenant Eviction A private rental sector (PRS) landlord from Oxfordshire has been prosecuted by West Oxfordshire District Council for an unlawful tenant eviction. The landlord, Mr Jaroslaw Piotrowski of Witney Rooms Ltd was prosecuted by Oxford Magistrates Court on Tuesday 11th November 2014 for the illegal [...]


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Buy-To-Let Mortgage Lending Expected To Hit £25 Billion In 2014


Thursday, December 5, 2013

Buy-To-Let Mortgage Lending to increase 25% in 2014 Buy-To-Let mortgage lending is expected to exceed £25 Billion (GBP) by the end of 2014, up a quarter on 2013 mortgage lending according to the latest forecast by a specialist mortgage lender. Buy-To-Let mortgage lending to property investors and portfolio landlords is 135% higher than the £8.5 [...]


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Offer Your Clients More – Franchise With Legal4Landlords


Thursday, August 15, 2013

  Award Winning Franchise Opportunity In A Thriving Global Lettings Industry Legal 4 Landlords are offering global property professionals the opportunity to be a part of one of the fastest growing franchise networks providing specialist services to the lettings industry. This opportunity comes at the right time for property professionals who want to be more [...]


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Avoid Tenant’s From Hell


Friday, November 2, 2012

As thousands of people struggle to sell their properties in the current financial climate, many are turning to renting them out in order to move on with their lives. However this comes with its own problems and responsibilities that many people are not really prepared for. Being a landlord means you have legal responsibilities towards [...]


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1 in 3 Landlords Unaware Of Legal Obligations


Friday, May 18, 2012

Not all landlords feel the need to use a letting agent, preferring to handle all aspects of the letting and management of their rental property and tenancy themselves. Landlords and tenants are recommended to use the services of a reputable letting agent, to save time, reduce stress, ensure legal compliance and provide them with professional [...]


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Tenant Demand Still Increasing Say Landlords


Friday, March 23, 2012

The latest figures released by mortgage lender Paragon have shown that almost half of the UK landlords surveyed think that tenant demand for PRS properties increased during the first quarter of 2012. 44% of UK landlords quizzed in Paragon’s latest Private Rented Sector Trends survey, reckon that tenant demand has continued to grow despite the [...]


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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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