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Why are private landlords playing Russian Roulette with their rent? …

19 January, 20180 Comments
Question: Do you think your hard working tenants (even with the best referencing in the world), who have paid the rent on time for years, are safe?… If so, then please think again !! We say this because over the last 10 years the UK has seen a surge in larger companies going bust, announcing
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Last chance to respond to Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Regulations Consultation

08 January, 20180 Comments
Private rental sector landlords still have one more day to respond to this consultation, which closes tomorrow (9th Jan, 2018 at 11:45pm). Introduced on 1st October 2015, the Government’s Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations were updated to protect private tenants from death or injury caused by smoke and carbon monoxide poisoning in the
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TR Lettings taken over by Rybec Homes

08 January, 20180 Comments
As of the 1st January 2018, TR Lettings property advertising has been taken over by Rybec Homes Ltd. The property advertising service will now allow Tenant Referencing UK members to continue to advertise their rental properties online in exactly the same way, but will now also include the full range of online advertising portals including
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New room sizes for HMOs?

03 January, 20180 Comments
In an attempt to reduce problems of overcrowding, the government has announced new minimum space requirements for Houses in multiple occupation (HMO’s) in the private rental sector. This follows the governments post-Christmas 2017 announcement that it wants landlords in England who let properties to five or more people from at least two different families to be
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£926k worth of tenancy deposits stolen in 2017

02 January, 20180 Comments
Fresh analysis from the industry reveals that rogue letting agents were convicted of stealing just over £926,000 worth of tenancy deposits last year. Deposit-free renting firm Dlighted, who keep a running total of the cash value of deposits criminal letting agents have been convicted of stealing, reports that by the of the final quarter of
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Mayor of London Launches Database to ‘Name and Shame’ Rogue Landlords

22 December, 20170 Comments
This week the Mayor of London has launched his Rogue Landlord & Agent Checker – London’s first online ‘name and shame’ database to help crack down on unscrupulous landlords and agents in the Capital. The database, published here on the City Hall website, is aimed at giving Londoners greater confidence in renting a home by allowing
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TR Group Christmas Opening Hours 2017

15 December, 20170 Comments
Tenant Referencing UK and Rent Safe UK Christmas Opening Hours: Closed at 1pm on the 20th December Closed at 1pm on the 22nd of December Christmas hours – 27th, 28th, 29th – 10am – 1pm Closed Bank Holidays Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us! PLEASE NOTE: TR
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