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Landlords Doing More To Avoid The Voids


Friday, April 24, 2015

PRS Void periods drop to 13 year low Research conducted by a specialist mortgage lender has discovered that many UK private rental sector landlords are offering greater value and providing more than just a roof over someone’s head in an attempt to keep tenants in their rental properties for longer. The annual survey of a [...]


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Rise Of The Pensioner Landlords


Thursday, March 19, 2015

UK Buy To Let Property Market Braced For Surge Of Pensioner Landlords The UK private rented sector is bracing itself for the surge of  pensioner landlords who are ready to put some or all of their pension pots into buy to let properties, when the pension reforms come into force on 6th April 2015, representing [...]


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Tenants Face A Battle To Secure Rental Property


Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Multiple Tenant Applicants For Single Rental Property According to a recent report published by a national letting agent, there is now an average of five tenant applicants for every rental property in the UK’s private rental sector (PRS), so how do landlords choose which tenant to rent to? It is important for landlords to know [...]


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PRS Rents Increased 3% In 2014


Tuesday, January 27, 2015

PRS Rents Rise In 8 Out Of 10 UK Regions New data released by LSL property services shows that average rental prices in the UK’s private rental sector increased by 3% during the whole of last year, despite the slight dip recorded at the end of the year. PRS rents dropped by 0.1% in December [...]


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Specialist Landlord Insurance Makes A Real Difference


Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Specialist Landlord Insurance Required By All UK PRS Landlords Landlords in the UK’s private rental sector (PRS) should be aware that they need specialist landlord insurance policies to protect their rental property assets, be that from damage caused by tenants or just to cover the cost of repairs to the rental property, because a normal [...]


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Being A Landlord Helps Future Proof Savings


Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Property Investment Still Regarded As Safest Way For Landlords To Future Proof Savings Property investors who are looking to become landlords may have a promising financial outlook ahead of them, thanks to continuing high tenant demand for rental properties in the UK private rented sector and the continued development of specialist products and services designed to [...]


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2015 Could See Landlords Expanding Rental Property Portfolios


Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Over 50% Of UK Landlords Seek To Expand Rental Property Portfolios In 2015  There is a great deal for private sector landlords with rental property portfolios to get excited about in 2015, according to the latest research carried out by an online letting agent. Residential property prices continued to rise last year, despite the doom [...]


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Specialist Service Providers Are Key To Landlord Success


Friday, January 2, 2015

Specialist Service Providers Are The Secret Of PRS Landlord Success! Have you ever wondered why some private rental sector landlords are incredibly successful, enjoying regular rental income from good tenants, whilst some landlords have nothing but trouble? There are many aspects to being a landlord, both administrative and practical, but what are the best ways [...]


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Want To Avoid Rent Arrears?


Wednesday, December 24, 2014

UK Landlords Without Rent Protection Insurance Are Owed £850 Million In Unpaid Rent Arrears According to a new survey among PRS landlords, almost half a million private rental sector landlords in the UK have experienced increased rent arrears in the past 12 months. Many of these landlords were obviously unaware of the benefits that Rent [...]


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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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