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Landlords Warned About Deposit Protection Penalties


Thursday, June 11, 2015

TDS Warns Landlords That They Only Have A Few Weeks Left To Comply With New Deposit Protection Legislation The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS), has warned landlords that time is running out after the new Deregulation Act came into force on March 26th 2015. The intention of introducing the new act was to clarify PRS tenancy [...]


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Home Office Publishes Immigration Guidance Factsheet


Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Tackling Illegal Immigration In The UK Private Rented Sector Factsheet The Government has published a factsheet updating landlords of their obligations under the Immigration Act 2014 which means that UK PRS landlords and letting agents have at last been provided with a small degree of guidance on how to go about checking the immigration status [...]


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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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Protect Your Property Investment With The Right Insurance Policy


Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Landlord Insurance Can Help To Protect Your Property Investment The latest band of bad weather to hit the UK has highlighted the need for having the appropriate insurance in place to ensure that your most valuable asset is protected should the worst happen. UK landlords cannot rely on standard home insurance and MUST have appropriate [...]


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Lenders Targeting Landlords With Residential Mortgages


Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Mortgage Lenders Use Internet To Identify Residential Mortgaged Properties Advertised For Rent UK Banks and mortgage lenders are starting to identify reluctant, accidental and first time landlords who let out properties without asking for the correct permissions. According to newspaper reports, UK banks and mortgage lenders are sifting through the electoral register, social media websites and [...]


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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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