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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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Advice For Landlords Dealing With Tenant Issues


Tuesday, April 30, 2013

UK landlords are considered to be service providers, offering their rental property assets as suitable homes for people looking to rent property in the private sector. However, there are times when being a landlord can appear to have a few drawbacks, so we would like to offer landlords a little advice on dealing with some [...]


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The Legal 4 Landlords Franchise Opportunity


Thursday, April 18, 2013

A Proven, Successful, Robust, Secure And Award Winning Franchise In A Thriving Lettings Industry Legal 4 Landlords present the opportunity to join the fastest growing specialist provider to the lettings industry. This is precisely the right time to get involved in one of the world’s most thriving industries. Following our enormous success Legal 4 Landlords is [...]


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Rent Arrears And Void Periods Improve


Tuesday, April 2, 2013

UK PRS void periods and rent arrears are falling steadily UK private rented sector landlords are reaping the rewards of the developments of specialist products and services designed to ease the burden for landlords and the UK lettings industry. Market leading companies, such as Legal 4 Landlords have spent a great deal of time, effort [...]


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Tenant Evictions Increase


Friday, October 26, 2012

More PRS tenants are struggling with rent arrears The latest UK Court Statistics released by the Government continue to indicate a steady rise in the number of claims for possession by landlords that have resulted in orders for tenant eviction being made. The continued rise in severe rent arrears have lead to more than 25,000 landlords making successful [...]


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Accidental Landlords Expanding Buy-To-Let Profits


Wednesday, September 19, 2012

According to data from the National Landlords Association (NLA) only 57% of current landlords deliberately set out to enter the UK Buy-To-Let market. Many property owners became “reluctant” or “accidental” landlords in unexpected ways, often due the inability to sell property because of the recession and the perceived crash of the UK property market. However, [...]


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Universal Credit Debate Rages On


Monday, September 17, 2012

Universal Credit Creates Rent Arrears Storm A parliamentary debate held earlier this month (September) saw MPs from both sides of the house getting a little hot under the collar, arguing about how payment of the new Universal Credit benefit, due to be introduced next year, should be made. Universal credit is set to take over from Local [...]


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Single Let Landlords Suffer Increased Void Periods And Rent Arrears


Wednesday, August 8, 2012

An alarming number of small scale landlords, owning just a single rental property, who are experiencing increased void periods and growing rent arrears has doubled since the first quarter of 2012, according to research carried out by leading market research company, Business Development Research Consultants (BDRC Continental). The results of the BDRC Continental survey show [...]


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Direct Payments For Landlords – Please Sign The e-Petition


Monday, July 9, 2012

Under the next wave of welfare reforms, new rules set to be introduced next year, mean that the housing benefit allowance of the new Universal Credit system, will not be paid directly to landlords. Instead the Government proposes that all payments will be paid directly to tenants, even if they are vulnerable or in arrears! [...]


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More Than 100,000 Tenants In Arrears


Friday, July 6, 2012

The number of tenants finding themselves in severe financial difficulty has climbed by 8% in the second quarter of 2012. Over 7,000 more tenant’s, are over two months in arrears, than there were in the first three months of 2012, according to the latest Tenant Arrears Tracker by chartered surveyors Templeton LPA. In the second [...]


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