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Surge in UK Property Demand


Thursday, August 6, 2015

UK Property Demand Reaches 11 Year High The number of people wanting to purchase properties in the UK has hit its highest level for over a decade thanks to record low mortgage deals, low interest rates, decent rental yields and pension reforms opening up investment opportunities for the British public According to data published by [...]


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The Importance Of An Inventory At The End Of A Tenancy


Thursday, July 30, 2015

Inventories – An Valuable Tool At The End Of A Tenancy The end of a tenancy can be a very stressful time for landlords and even more stressful for tenants without Tenants Liability insurance, as this is when the rental property is examined to check if deductions need to be made from the tenants deposit [...]


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Tenant Rent Arrears Increase As PRS Rents Climb


Wednesday, July 22, 2015

New Study Reveals More Tenants Are Struggling With Rent Arrears Tenants without rent protection insurance are struggling to avoid getting into rent arrears as private rental sector rental prices climb 5.6%. UK PRS rents have risen at the fastest rate since 2009, increasing at a faster rate than property prices for the first time since [...]


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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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More UK Housing Legislation Changes


Thursday, March 5, 2015

Deregulation Bill To Include Changes To UK Housing Legislation Following on from the previous news report published on 3rd March, concerning changes to UK housing legislation there are plenty of industry concerns surrounding the introduction of even more legislation for the UK’s private rented sector, (PRS). UK housing legislation looks likely to change in the [...]


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What Landlords Need To Know About Tenant Referencing


Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Importance Of Conducting Proper Tenant Referencing  And Background Checks On All Tenant Applicants  It is vital that UK private rented sector landlords conduct the proper tenant referencing and background checks on all prospective tenant applicants before granting a tenancy. Landlords need to know exactly who they are allowing to rent their properties and comprehensive tenant [...]


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Avoid Taking Risks With Rental Properties


Thursday, January 29, 2015

Risks To Rental Property Businesses Can Be Mitigated Landlords choose to rent out properties for a variety of reasons including retirement planning or they may be unable to sell their former home or may have been left property by a deceased relative. Whatever the reason for rental properties, there are always risks and challenges associated [...]


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Tenant Referencing Advances Aiding Letting Agents And Landlords


Thursday, July 24, 2014

Advanced Tenant Referencing For Letting Agents And Landlords With rental properties in the UK private rented sector being chased by up to 10 applicants at a time in some parts of the UK, how do landlords choose who the best prospective tenant might be? Legal 4 Landlords are the UK’s leading provider of specialist products [...]


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Buy-To-Let Rents Reach New Average High


Tuesday, March 4, 2014

  Average Buy-To-Let Rents Up To £758 (GBP) Per Month Buy-to-let mortgage applications by new and seasoned property investors and private renal sector (PRS) landlords expanding rental portfolios have dramatically increased during the last 12 months, fuelled by rising PRS rents and improved specialist products and services designed to help reduce landlord overheads and headaches. UK [...]


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Growing Concern Over PRS Rent Arrears


Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Over 67,000 PRS Tenants In Severe Rent Arrears  There have been a number of reports published in recent months by various agencies regarding tenant rent arrears in the UK’s private rental sector (PRS), with the findings making grim reading for landlords who don’t have Rent Guarantee Insurance.  LSL property services latest Tenant Arrears Tracker shows [...]


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