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Are Letting Agents Getting The Right Support?


Thursday, July 9, 2015

 Which hat are you wearing today? One hat per day, would be nice but It’s not like that when you’re a letting agent, is it? Sometimes you’re the boss, sometimes the landlord’s your boss, sometimes the tenant’s demanding your time – even the Government has a go, loading you up with more and more rules [...]


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Landlords Will Be Required To Act As Unpaid Border Control Agents From October


Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Landlords Expected To Conduct Detailed Background Checks On Applicants It appears that the amended Immigration Bill, which received Royal Assent last month to become an Act of Parliament, is likely to take effect from October this year. There had been a great degree of uncertainty over the exact requirements of the new legislation as well [...]


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Banks Cut Back On Loans Despite FLS Extension


Thursday, June 6, 2013

Bank Loans To Business Falls It has been reported that UK bank lending has continued to dwindle, despite government attempts to reverse the trend through the introduction of the “Funding for Lending Scheme” (FLS). Bank of England (BoE) data showed that overall net lending fell £300 Million (GBP) in the first quarter of 2013. Lending [...]


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Debt And Rent Recovery From Absconded Tenants


Tuesday, March 19, 2013

  Many UK landlords admit that they fear tenants leaving in the middle of a tenancy, especially if the tenants are behind with the rent. Tracking down absconding or missing tenants can be a thankless, if not near-impossible task, and the process of extracting any owed rent from them is even harder. However, specialist landlord [...]


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