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Most Tenants Are Happy With Their Private Rental Sector Properties


Thursday, September 10, 2015

New Survey Shows That Majority Of Private Rental Sector Tenants Are Happy A recent survey has discovered that 59% of PRS tenants are more than satisfied with the fair rental price of their rented property and many tenants have a good relationship with their landlords. The survey carried out by AXA Business Insurance, appears to [...]


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Is Rent Protection Behind Fall In Number Of PRS Repossession Claims?


Thursday, February 19, 2015

More PRS Landlords Using Rent Protection Insurance To Avoid Rent Arrears There has been a significant increase in the number of UK landlords using Rent Protection insurance to guarantee continuous rental income from tenants during the course of a typical tenancy in the private rental sector (PRS). New figures published by the Ministry of Justice [...]


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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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Why Take Risks When Choosing Your Next Tenant?


Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Would You Accept New Tenants Without Checking On Their Background? There are plenty of stories in the newspapers and lots of discussion threads on many online landlord forums concerning the tenant selection process and how landlords have ended up housing bad tenants because they went with their gut feeling rather than paying for professional tenant [...]


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More PRS Tenants Need Rent Protection


Thursday, July 10, 2014

Tenants With Rent Protection Are Still In The Minority New research by a UK insurance company has discovered that as few as 7% of private rental sector (PRS) tenants have taken out rent protection insurance to protect their rental commitments and retain their rented home should their employment circumstances change. The data published by insurance [...]


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Increasing Employment Pushing Up Property Prices


Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Property Prices Linked To Employment Prospects  There was even more good news for property owners and landlords after a new report discovered a strong link between rising property prices and falling unemployment. The findings were revealed in a new report published by a UK high street bank. Data published last week by Lloyds Bank highlighted [...]


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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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Thousands Of PRS Tenants Bury Head In Sand Over Financial Worries


Thursday, January 9, 2014

One in 11 PRS Tenants Worry About Affording Rents Increasing numbers of private rented sector tenants who haven’t enquired about Rent Guarantee Insurance are living in fear of not being able to afford their monthly rental payments. Thousands of PRS tenants without Rent Guarantee Insurance have started 2014 anxious about whether they will be able [...]


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Will Migrants Make UK Housing Shortage Worse?


Monday, January 14, 2013

Government ministers face an increasing amount of pressure to disclose their official estimate of how many immigrants will pour into Britain next year from Eastern Europe, after remarks were made on The BBC’s Sunday Politics Show. Communities and Local Government (DCLG) Secretary Eric Pickles conceded on TV that a wave of immigrants from Romania and [...]


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Rent Guarantee Is The Way Forward


Tuesday, November 20, 2012

  Rents Rise But Arrears Fall Regardless of all the media reports about PRS rents rising for the seventh consecutive month, it also appears that the level of late or unpaid rent has fallen to the lowest level since January, equating to 8.1% of all rent across England and Wales in October 2012. A survey by [...]


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