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Property Damage Doesn’t Have to Be A Costly Issue


Thursday, September 3, 2015

PRS Landlords Forced To Make insurance Claims Over Tenant Property Damage Research by the National Landlords Association (NLA) suggests that over 400,000 private rental sector (PRS) landlords have been forced to claim on their landlord insurance policies due to rental property damage caused by tenants over the past 12 months. The research indicates that almost [...]


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Are Your Rental Properties Being Used As Cannabis Farms?


Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Over 450,000 Cannabis Plants Seized By Police In 2014 New figures recently released have revealed the extent of cannabis cultivation in the UK, affecting both landlords in the private rental sector (PRS) and social housing landlords. The analysis of drug seizures in England and Wales in the 2013/14 tax year as recorded by the ONS, [...]


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Landlords Face Increasing Rental Property Operational Costs


Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Landlords Missing Out On Vital Income Because They Fail To Calculate Rental Property Operational Costs Correctly According to recent data gathered independently by a UK based property investment company and a national letting agency chain, almost 1 in 8 landlords fail to calculate many of the true running costs of their rental property portfolios when [...]


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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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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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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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PRS Tenants Don’t Believe They Need Contents Insurance


Thursday, December 18, 2014

PRS Tenants Really Do Need Contents Insurance New research conducted by the Co-Op has discovered that up to 30% of private rented sector (PRS) tenants don’t have any form of tenants contents insurance covering their personal possessions at all, and with the festive season almost upon us, the lack of suitable insurance could become very [...]


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Landlords Hate Unexpected Rental Property Repairs


Thursday, December 11, 2014

Rising Rental Property Repairs Can Hit Landlord Finances Hard As many UK private rental sector landlords are already aware, there is nothing worse than having to pay for unexpected rental property repairs, especially when any damage could have been prevented. Tenants often think that it doesn’t matter if they cause damage to rental properties as [...]


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DIY Tenant Eviction Can Be Costly!


Thursday, November 27, 2014

UK PRS Landlord Ordered To Pay £2,340 For Unlawful Tenant Eviction A private rental sector (PRS) landlord from Oxfordshire has been prosecuted by West Oxfordshire District Council for an unlawful tenant eviction. The landlord, Mr Jaroslaw Piotrowski of Witney Rooms Ltd was prosecuted by Oxford Magistrates Court on Tuesday 11th November 2014 for the illegal [...]


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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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