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Tenant Referencing Just Got Even Easier


Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Tenant Referencing – All Packed Up And Ready To Go We know that good letting agents need to be constantly on the ball to be able to provide their landlord and tenant clients with the best service, that’s why Legal 4 Landlords have launched a new package aimed at making their lives easier. Legal 4 [...]


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UK Private Rented Sector Boom Continues


Thursday, June 4, 2015

UK Private Rented Sector Now Worth £1 Trillion The UK’s private rented sector (PRS) looks set for a profitable future as a new report reveals that the sector is expected to increase by 700,000 rental units to around 5.5 Million properties by 2020. The PRS represents 18% of all current UK housing stock, following the [...]


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Fall In Mortgage Arrears And Property Repossessions


Thursday, May 21, 2015

CML Data Shows Drop In Number Of Mortgage Arrears According to the latest data published by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), the number of UK buy to let mortgage arrears and number of landlords facing repossession of their rental properties has fallen in the first quarter of this year. A decline was experienced in [...]


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UK Tenant Evictions Increase Again


Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Tenant Evictions Have Now Reached A Record High According to new Ministry of Justice data released last week, tenant evictions have now reached a record high with 11,307 tenants evicted from rental properties in the first quarter of this year. However, the majority of tenants evicted are reported to be proportionally higher for the social [...]


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PRS Rents Increased 3% In 2014


Tuesday, January 27, 2015

PRS Rents Rise In 8 Out Of 10 UK Regions New data released by LSL property services shows that average rental prices in the UK’s private rental sector increased by 3% during the whole of last year, despite the slight dip recorded at the end of the year. PRS rents dropped by 0.1% in December [...]


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Being A Landlord Helps Future Proof Savings


Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Property Investment Still Regarded As Safest Way For Landlords To Future Proof Savings Property investors who are looking to become landlords may have a promising financial outlook ahead of them, thanks to continuing high tenant demand for rental properties in the UK private rented sector and the continued development of specialist products and services designed to [...]


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Want To Avoid Rent Arrears?


Wednesday, December 24, 2014

UK Landlords Without Rent Protection Insurance Are Owed £850 Million In Unpaid Rent Arrears According to a new survey among PRS landlords, almost half a million private rental sector landlords in the UK have experienced increased rent arrears in the past 12 months. Many of these landlords were obviously unaware of the benefits that Rent [...]


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Quarter of Landlords Dont Think Landlords Buildings Insurance Is Vital!


Tuesday, December 23, 2014

25% of UK Landlords Operate Without Landlords Buildings Insurance It appears that many UK landlords are still attempting to save money by cutting corners in the wrong places, such as with landlords buildings insurance. Over 500 landlords with small to medium sized portfolios of rental properties were asked about their landlords buildings insurance costs as [...]


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What The Stamp Duty Reform Means For Landlords


Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Stamp Duty Reforms Announced By Chancellor There was some good news for UK private rented sector landlords and prospective property buyers in the Chancellor’s autumn statement made on the 4th December 2014. PRS landlords who want to expand their rental property portfolios using Buy To Let Mortgages can benefit from the autumn statement announcement concerning [...]


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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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