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Specialist Insurance Protects Landlords Income


Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Landlords Lose Billions To Rent Arrears And Rental Property Damage Each Year New research claims that private rental sector (PRS) landlords, who operate their rental property businesses without specialist insurance in place, are losing almost £10 Billion (GBP) a year because of tenant’s causing damage to rental properties and unpaid rent arrears. The report published [...]


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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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Honesty And Good Communication With Tenants Is Vital


Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Honesty And Good Communication Are Crucial To Avoiding Tenancy Disputes New research from one of the three Government approved tenancy deposit protection scheme operators, my|deposits, has highlighted the importance of honesty and good communication between landlords and their tenants at the end of a tenancy, in order to avoid getting into a tenancy dispute over [...]


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Damp, Mould And Condensation In Rental Properties


Thursday, July 16, 2015

Guide To Damp, Mould And Condensation Following on from our previous post explaining the responsibilities of tenants and landlords with regard to property maintenance in rented properties, our friends at Geo Property Lettings have supplied us with a brief guide to condensation, mould and damp in rental properties, so that landlords and tenants without tenants [...]


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Property Maintenance Responsibilities


Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Who Exactly Is Responsible For Property Maintenance?  There still appears to be a great deal of confusion regarding who has what repairing obligations and property maintenance responsibilities in private rental sector properties, with a high proportion of residents without tenants liability insurance losing some or all of their hard saved deposits due to not abiding [...]


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Lettings Live Survey Findings


Thursday, June 18, 2015

Today’s letting agents are  professional, responsible and well connected! With more and more people turning to property as a way of saving and investing, lettings agents need to be informed and professional about their duties and responsibilities. In a changing world, there is a need to continually update and respond, but there are some agents who are [...]


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Tenant Liability Insurance Can Help Avoid Tenancy Deposit Disputes


Thursday, May 14, 2015

Tenant Liability Insurance Can Protect Tenant Deposits There is often a great deal of confusion when tenancy deposit disputes arise between landlords and tenants without Tenant Liability Insurance. Rental properties may need repairs due to accidental damage or maintenance issues may arise where responsibilities may have not been kept up by the tenant. Tenancy deposit [...]


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Buy To Let Mortgages Lenders Issue Statement Of Practice


Friday, April 10, 2015

Buy To Let Mortgages Lenders Publish Statement Of Practice Ahead Of Financial Conduct Authority Regulation Buy to let mortgage companies who belong to the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), have issued a new statement of practice aimed at making their mortgage products more transparent for consumers as well as emphasising the responsibilities of being a [...]


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How To Rent Guide Launched By Government


Thursday, June 19, 2014

New How To Rent Guide Provides PRS Tenants With Information On Rental Rights And Responsibilities Government housing minister Kris Hopkins has announced that the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) have launched a How To Rent Guide to give tenants in the private rental sector (PRS), information on rental rights that all PRS tenants need to [...]


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Avoid Insurance Claims And Local Authority Crackdowns


Thursday, June 13, 2013

Landlords Need To Step Up Maintenance Of Rental Properties To Improve Safety There have been numerous reports in the national press about landlords being prosecuted by local authorities for failing to keep their rental properties maintained to a safe, decent and habitable standard. Many of these prosecuted landlords never bothered to comply with their legal [...]


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