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A secure family business for now and in the future

19 August, 20150 Comments
With his eldest daughter due to graduate from Brighton University with a degree in Business Management, Ian Narbeth started looking at business opportunities for her that would also be an investment for
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Rogue landlords and the review of property conditions in the private rented sector

19 February, 20140 Comments
Rogue landlords are very much in the news nowadays – even if you’re not remotely interested in the PRS, you can’t get far without hearing about landlords illegally housing their tenants in sheds, and worse.  There are plenty of schemes (existing and proposed) – mainly run by local authorities – to deal with them –
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Top 100 housing must reads; 2013 through the eyes of an LRS landlord.

31 December, 20130 Comments
Here is a compilation of the 100 most read, most interesting, and most commented upon Landlord Referencing Forum topics, from late 2012 to the end of 2013. (Click on title of each one to read the thread in full.) The Office of Fair Trading has today launched new online resources to help internet businesses comply
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When does your friend become your landlord?

25 November, 20130 Comments
The obvious answer is when they let property to you, be it a house, garage, flat or “just” a room. While in all of the above scenarios there is the potential for trouble as business is being mixed with friendship, when actual living space is shared, the problems often multiply by a factor of 10.
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When is a landlord not a landlord?

21 October, 20130 Comments
Answer – when they think they’re not as they’re letting a room, and not a whole property! Following the credit crunch, many of us, myself included, have found ourselves letting out either the whole or a part of our own homes. Some have been forced to do this rather than lose their home completely. The
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