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65,000 PRS Tenant’s In Severe Rent Arrears


Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Number Of PRS Tenant’s In Severe Rent Arrears Drops Another 9% New data published by LSL Property Services shows that in the third quarter of this year, the overall number of private rental sector (PRS) tenants who are in severe rent arrears has dropped 9%, when the figures are analysed year on year. The drop [...]


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Landlords Can Avoid Tenancy Deposit Disputes


Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tenancy Deposit Disputes Can Be Avoided With Tenant Liability Insurance The Dispute Service, who are the operators of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) in England and Wales, claim that tenancy deposit disputes between landlords and tenants increased to almost 9,500 over the course of the year and that on average, the amount in dispute under [...]


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Landlords And Letting Agents Can Build Better Rental Property Businesses


Thursday, October 2, 2014

Wide Range Of Specialist Products And Services To Help Landlords And Letting Agents There are any number of companies lining up on the internet to offer unbelievable  mouth watering deals and services to landlords and the wider letting agent community but do any of these companies have a landlord’s business interests at heart? The simple [...]


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What Exactly Is Fair Wear And Tear?


Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Determining Fair Wear And Tear Is One Of Biggest Issues Of Private Sector Rentals The Association of Independent Inventory Clerks (AIIC) say that letting agents and landlords struggle most with determining what exactly constitutes fair wear and tear in a rented property and the whole process is among the most hotly contested issues about renting [...]


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Avoid Extortionate Court Fees For Tenant Evictions


Tuesday, April 15, 2014

PRS Landlords Face Extortionate Court Fee Increases For Tenant Evictions UK private rented sector (PRS) landlords are furious about the extortionate increased court fees for tenant evictions announced last week. The planned price increases take effect from 22nd April 2014 and fees for possession claims will increase by 60%, and the increased court costs could [...]


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Drop In Number Of PRS Tenants In Rent Arrears


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

UK PRS Rental Arrears Fall The number of UK private rented sector (PRS) landlords reporting tenants with severe rent arrears has dropped by over 35% during the last 12 months according to new data gleaned from LSL’s latest buy-to-let index. The fall in the number of private rented sector tenants facing severe rent arrears could [...]


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Tenant Referencing Is More Vital Than Landlords Think


Thursday, April 3, 2014

 How To Really Avoid Renting To The Tenants from Hell! Much discussion has been traded between the Government and numerous Landlord Associations over the introduction of a possible landlord register in the UK over the last few years in order to crack down on rogue landlords. However, there is still mixed opinion amongst many hands-on [...]


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Rental Property Voids And Tenant Rent Arrears Fall


Thursday, March 20, 2014

UK PRS Landlords Report Drop In Rental Property Voids And Tenant Rent Arrears UK private rental sector landlords are reporting a fall in rental property void periods, according to the results of a new survey conducted by BDRC Continental on behalf of Paragon Mortgages. The survey questioned 1,000 UK PRS landlords and the result showed [...]


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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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Benefit Tenants Are Good For Landlords


Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Rent Protection Insurance Useful For UK PRS Landlords Following the news story that broke in January about Fergus Wilson giving notice to over 1000 benefit tenants in his rental property portfolio in Kent, because he was fed up with tenants living in permanent rent arrears, more landlords are following his lead. Thousands of UK private [...]


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