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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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Our Landlord Clients Expect Excellence As Standard


Thursday, July 2, 2015

Legal 4 Landlords: Leading By Example Legal 4 Landlords are specialists within the lettings industry. Rather than deal with Landlord Tenant Disputes alongside all other cases, we have separated the area, allowing specialisation, streamlining of processes and built a team with one aim: To work for our Landlord clients and deliver the results they need [...]


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Landlords Want To Buy More Ready Tenanted Properties


Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Tenanted Properties Are Landlords Top Purchasing Targets Recent analysis of over 65,000 UK private rental sector properties has found that the number of ready tenanted properties purchased by portfolio landlords has reached the highest recorded level since 2005. The analysis conducted by Countrywide Residential Lettings discovered that 11% of all rental properties bought by portfolio [...]


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Fall In Mortgage Arrears And Property Repossessions


Thursday, May 21, 2015

CML Data Shows Drop In Number Of Mortgage Arrears According to the latest data published by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), the number of UK buy to let mortgage arrears and number of landlords facing repossession of their rental properties has fallen in the first quarter of this year. A decline was experienced in [...]


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UK Tenant Evictions Increase Again


Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Tenant Evictions Have Now Reached A Record High According to new Ministry of Justice data released last week, tenant evictions have now reached a record high with 11,307 tenants evicted from rental properties in the first quarter of this year. However, the majority of tenants evicted are reported to be proportionally higher for the social [...]


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Landlords Can Help Tenant Households Save Money


Thursday, April 30, 2015

 UK Households Predicted To Be £10k In Debt By 2016 Apart from the additional help for first-time buyers and the extension of the Help To Buy scheme until 2020 (for new build properties), announced in the Spring 2015 budget by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, there is still very little on offer to [...]


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Pension Reforms Could Affect UK Property Market


Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Rise of Pensioner Landlords Could Have Dramatic Effect On UK Property Market As most people are already aware the UK pension rules changed on 6th April 2015, allowing people aged 55 and over to withdraw all or part of their pension pot to spend as they prefer rather than being forced to buy some form [...]


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Mortgage Borrowers Have Mortgage Affordability Concerns


Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Research Reveals Concerns About Mortgage Affordability Checks New research by Equifax has revealed that many people are worried about the length of time it takes mortgage lenders to assess their ability to repay residential and buy to let mortgage loans, with some fearing missing out on property deals because of the length of time they [...]


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UK PRS Rental Prices Fall From Record High


Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Separate Indices Report PRS Rental Prices Reach Record Highs As Well As Falling Rents There are conflicting reports being circulated by leading property specialists regarding the amount of rent being charged in the UK’s private rented sector (PRS) during October 2014. According to the latest buy to let index data published by LSL Property Services, [...]


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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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