How Much Tenant Pain Can You Take?

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A Bad Tenant Is Like A Bad Tooth… Better Out Than In!  Nobody likes the thought of going to the dentist. It’s so easy to imagine the pain, that awful noise and the feeling of being at the mercy of someone else. However, if you’ve got a toothache that’s already giving you pain, putting off [...]

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Tenant Referencing Is More Vital Than Landlords Think

Thursday, April 3, 2014

 How To Really Avoid Renting To The Tenants from Hell! Much discussion has been traded between the Government and numerous Landlord Associations over the introduction of a possible landlord register in the UK over the last few years in order to crack down on rogue landlords. However, there is still mixed opinion amongst many hands-on [...]

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Tenant Referencing Helps Landlords Avoid Tenants From Hell

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Tenant Referencing Works! UK PRS landlords who have empty rental properties over the Christmas and New Year holidays won’t be full of festive spirit, in fact without changing the way they operate many landlords could be very “Bah, Humbug!” Empty rental properties do not generate income, leaving landlords to cover the buy-to-let mortgage payments from [...]

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Avoid Tenant’s From Hell

Friday, November 2, 2012

As thousands of people struggle to sell their properties in the current financial climate, many are turning to renting them out in order to move on with their lives. However this comes with its own problems and responsibilities that many people are not really prepared for. Being a landlord means you have legal responsibilities towards [...]

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Rise In Malicious Damage To Rental Property

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Being a landlord in the UK is a very desirable financial position that many people would like to be in. Some tenants even think that landlords are made of money, not realising that Buy To Let is a business. The landlord is a businessman and the property is his income source. However, most landlords will [...]

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Should bad tenants repair their damage?

Friday, October 21, 2011

Bad tenants come in all shapes and sizes. There are those struggling to make ends meet who fall into rental arrears time and time again and there are those who are quite different, who have no respect for your property and their rental ‘home’ and as well as not paying the rent, they completely trash [...]

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Buy to let landlord has house trashed by tenant

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

The recent case in the paper of a landlord who had his property wrecked by a bad tenant shows the importance of landlords insurance and the handling evictions properly. The landlord, named only as Dave, has criticised the council for rehousing a drug addicted tenant after she caused nearly £4,000 worth of damage to his [...]

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Will more tenant evictions follow?

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Well, they said they’d do it and they’re sticking to it. A council tenant has just been served with an eviction notice and it’s believed that they’re the first in the country. Wandsworth council is applying for an eviction notice for a tenant and their son, after the son was charged in connection with the [...]

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Should the eviction process be changed?

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

There are calls for the Government to speed up the eviction process following the trashing of a property owned by a North East landlord. Tenants left the property in Darlington, owned by Glenn Schofield, practically destroyed. Mr Schofield had to spend months going through the courts to try and repossess the four bedroom house. Mr [...]

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Tenant causes £13K worth of damage to property

Monday, July 25, 2011

The Lincolnshire Echo has reported a tenant that caused £13k worth of damage to a home in Lincoln has finally been evicted from the property she destroyed. The landlady had a battle on her hands but an eviction notice secured in May put an end to five years of misery. A smashed bath, smashed windows [...]

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