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Landlords Should Be Prepared To Do Things Properly


Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Landlord’s Need To Be Prepared For Responsibility All UK private rental sector landlords are legally obliged to provide a safe and secure habitable environment for their tenants to live in, just as it should be, however some PRS landlords remain uncertain about what this actually means. There are many things around properties that can be [...]


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Increasing Employment Pushing Up Property Prices


Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Property Prices Linked To Employment Prospects  There was even more good news for property owners and landlords after a new report discovered a strong link between rising property prices and falling unemployment. The findings were revealed in a new report published by a UK high street bank. Data published last week by Lloyds Bank highlighted [...]


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Evictions Soar As Property Owners Struggle With Payments


Thursday, January 10, 2013

Millions of property owners and tenants renting property in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) are resorting to extreme measures including high interest pay day loans to avoid eviction as well as trying to make ends meet after falling behind on monthly housing payments. According to a new report by homelessness charity Shelter, nearly 8 million [...]


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Landlords Happier As Rent Arrears Fall


Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Private Rented Sector (PRS) rent arrears dropped in February with 9.3% of all rent late or unpaid at the end of the month, down from 10.7% in January. With household bills increasing, UK unemployment still rising and the whole country still struggling to avoid a double dip recession as a result of the Eurozone crisis, [...]


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Property Repossession Fear Increasing


Monday, January 30, 2012

UK Property Repossessions are forecast to increase 22% in 2012 Economists expect the recession and rising unemployment to squeeze the already stretched household finances of thousands of struggling families this year and are warning UK homeowners and landlords of a sharp rise in residential property repossessions. Record low Bank of England (BoE) interest rates and [...]


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Property Investors Urged To Be Selective!


Friday, January 27, 2012

Property investors are being urged to thorough research in order to be very selective about the areas they choose to purchase investment property in during 2012. Poor returns from savings and the continuing strong demand for rental property will be the driving factors behind an increase in property investment in the UK buy to let [...]


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Is It Worth Having Landlord Insurance?


Thursday, January 5, 2012

With some landlords feeling the financial pinch, a small minority of ill advised or inexperienced landlords are attempting to reduce costs by cutting vital corners such as on repairs or worse, on their insurance policies. As the owner and landlord of a buy to let property, adequate insurance is required to protect the fabric of [...]


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