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Plan Ahead To Avoid The Pitfalls Of Being A Landlord


Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Planning Ahead Means Landlord Life Isn’t All That Bad The BBC showed an interesting insight into being a landlord, on the 2nd February 2015, as part of its ‘Inside Out’ series. The programme focused on landlords who had fallen into difficulties after building property portfolios using Buy To Let mortgages in order to try to provide [...]


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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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Specialist Landlord Insurance Makes A Real Difference


Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Specialist Landlord Insurance Required By All UK PRS Landlords Landlords in the UK’s private rental sector (PRS) should be aware that they need specialist landlord insurance policies to protect their rental property assets, be that from damage caused by tenants or just to cover the cost of repairs to the rental property, because a normal [...]


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Severe Weather Causes Chaos For Uninsured Landlords


Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Landlords Warned About Perils Of Being Uninsured Following Severe Weather Conditions The recent severe weather conditions may have caused chaos for uninsured PRS landlords, with the terrible conditions causing costly damage to rental properties that will have to be repaired out of potential rental profits. The gale force winds, driving rain, sleet, snow and freezing [...]


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Landlords Can Avoid Tenancy Deposit Disputes


Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tenancy Deposit Disputes Can Be Avoided With Tenant Liability Insurance The Dispute Service, who are the operators of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) in England and Wales, claim that tenancy deposit disputes between landlords and tenants increased to almost 9,500 over the course of the year and that on average, the amount in dispute under [...]


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Why Run Property Businesses At A Loss When There Is Help Available?


Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Rent Protection Insurance Can Help Avoid Running Rental Property At A Loss According to new findings from the National Landlords Association (NLA), 27% of landlords who rent out a single property only just manage to break even or operate them at a loss, while 19% of landlords with 2 – 4 rental properties also just [...]


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Landlords And Letting Agents Can Build Better Rental Property Businesses


Thursday, October 2, 2014

Wide Range Of Specialist Products And Services To Help Landlords And Letting Agents There are any number of companies lining up on the internet to offer unbelievable  mouth watering deals and services to landlords and the wider letting agent community but do any of these companies have a landlord’s business interests at heart? The simple [...]


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Can Anyone Get Buy To Let Mortgages?


Thursday, September 25, 2014

Buy to Let Mortgages Are Not Difficult To Get The Mortgage Market Review (MMR) has made obtaining residential mortgages more difficult for some borrowers and the financial affordability tests imposed by lenders are also being applied by specialist lenders to buy to let mortgages too, slowing down the purchasing process for many landlords. Many landlords [...]


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Why Take Risks When Choosing Your Next Tenant?


Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Would You Accept New Tenants Without Checking On Their Background? There are plenty of stories in the newspapers and lots of discussion threads on many online landlord forums concerning the tenant selection process and how landlords have ended up housing bad tenants because they went with their gut feeling rather than paying for professional tenant [...]


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We Help Landlords!


Thursday, August 28, 2014

No matter what type of landlord you are, Legal 4 Landlords can help you…  Legal 4 Landlords are the UK’s leading specialist suppliers within the private rental sector and residential lettings industry offering a wide range of fantastic products that can ultimately save you time and money as a landlord, as well as providing professional [...]


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