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Landlords To Be Empowered Under Immigration Bill Proposals


Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Landlords Must Evict Failed Asylum Seekers Under Immigration Bill Proposals The Government have announced that Landlords could face a prison sentence of up to 5 years for breaching the ‘Right to Rent’ checks to be included in the forthcoming Immigration Bill. The controversial immigration bill proposals require private rental sector and social sector landlords 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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Why Tenant Evictions Should Be Handled By Experts


Tuesday, July 8, 2014

62% Of Landlord DIY Evictions Are Incorrect Landlords should use tenant eviction specialists rather than attempting to do things themselves, after new research discovered that almost two in three tenant eviction notices served on private rental sector tenants contained errors. New research discovered that 62% of the legal paperwork and official section 8 and section [...]


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UK Sees Thousands Of Evictions And Repossessions Every Week


Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Shelter Says 4,000 UK Homes Risk Repossession Each Week According to the latest announcement by homelessness charity, Shelter, more than 4,000 UK households risk losing their home every week. Shelter claim to have analysed claims for possession notices, over the last 12 months, and their analysis reveals that over 215,000 households in the UK are [...]


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Buy To Let Mortgage Arrears Lower Than Residential Arrears


Thursday, May 22, 2014

CML Data Shows Landlords Have Less Buy To Let Mortgage Arrears Than Home Owners New data released by the UK Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) shows that UK landlord’s with buy to let mortgages have less outstanding mortgage arrears than residential property owners. Buy-to-let mortgage holders have far less mortgage arrears than residential property owners. [...]


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Property Repossessions At Five Year Low


Thursday, November 21, 2013

Property Repossession Figures Reported To Be Better Than Expected The latest data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) shows that the number of residential properties being repossessed has fallen to its lowest level since 2008, the figures include private residential properties and Buy-To-Let properties within the UK private rental sector. The CML data reveals [...]


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Landlord Details Must Be Included In Prescribed Information


Friday, July 5, 2013

Solicitors state that all landlord details should be included in Prescribed Information The information must be included, even when the rental property is fully managed by a managing agent, to avoid any possible legal problems with tenancy deposits. Linda Howard, of Shoosmiths solicitors has warned that individual judges could make different interpretations on the wording of [...]


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Landlords Positive Actions Reduce Repossession Figures


Monday, August 20, 2012

Property repossessions fall below expectations UK buy-to-let landlords are taking positive steps to ensure that mortgage payments are met by taking out insurance to guarantee the rent as figures released by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) showed a fall in the number of buy to let and residential property repossessions in the second quarter [...]


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Property Repossession Fear Increasing


Monday, January 30, 2012

UK Property Repossessions are forecast to increase 22% in 2012 Economists expect the recession and rising unemployment to squeeze the already stretched household finances of thousands of struggling families this year and are warning UK homeowners and landlords of a sharp rise in residential property repossessions. Record low Bank of England (BoE) interest rates and [...]


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Landlords Fear Rent Arrears Increase


Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Rent Arrears are set to rise in the UK Private Rented Sector, (PRS), during 2012 as more landlords face dealing with tenants who cannot afford the rental payments on their residential property. The UK media reported at the end of last year that the number of court orders to evict tenants had risen by 11% [...]


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