Tenant eviction eBook

04 January, 20170 Comments
Following on from our recent residential tenant eviction webinar, we have developed a complimentary eBook, covering the up-to-date procedures and forms, for property solicitors, landlords and agents. Download your free copy: We also had several questions from webinar participants and bring you the answers to these below in Q&A part one and Q&A part two.
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Alarming statistic suggests almost 4 out of 5 student tenants do not sign an inventory

21 November, 20160 Comments
The Association of Independent Inventory Clerks (AIIC) have raised concern around the apparent lack of tenants signing inventories, after an ‘alarming statistic’ recently published by suggests that almost four out of five (79%) of student tenants do not sign an inventory when they move in to a privately rented property. Best letting practice guidelines
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Families uninvited guest snake

Family camps out in living room for 7 months because of uninvited guest…

14 January, 20160 Comments
A Devon based family of seven has spent nearly seven months living and sleeping in their front room because of a yellow and green Kingsnake the previous owner left behind is living under their upstairs floorboards. The Hebden family have all been sleeping together on camp every night since June last year in a bid
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Shadow Housing Minister says tenants are not an agents client

09 May, 20140 Comments
Following a popular post within the LRS Community forum yesterday an LRS member has had a reply from the Shadow Housing Minister Emma Reynolds via Twitter. The original post was: “Labour Party write open letter to letting agents” – Click to read. Landlords, Letting Agents and Tenants, please share your views on this latest comment
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Labour Party write open letter to letting agents

08 May, 20140 Comments
An open letter to letting agents, calling on them to end charging fees to tenants, is now live on the Labour party website. The letter, written by shadow minister for housing Emma Reynolds, says: Private renting is now the norm for 9 million people, including 1.3 million families. Many face unstable short-term lets and high letting
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North Somerset Survey of private landlords, tenants and letting agents

12 April, 20140 Comments
Many thanks to a long-standing LRS Member for sending over a link to this survey. North Somerset Council want to hear the truth straight from private renting landlords, tenants and letting agents in the area. Will you be pulling out of the Housing Benefit market? How are additional licensing schemes affecting landlords and tenants in
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Just 1 bad tenant can wipe out an entire pension pot …

08 April, 20140 Comments
With 25% of retirees planning to user their pension pot to buy an annuity, following reforms announced in this year’s Budget, LRS wonders how prepared these ‘silver-savers’ actually are for becoming a landlord. Following the biggest shake-up of the pensions system in generations, pensioners can now take more of their pension pot as up-front cash,
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When 2 Pauls go to war …!

15 March, 20140 Comments
Landlord Referencing Services is very happy to announce that we are now pro-actively working alongside the UK’s first and best eviction specialists Landlord Action. Having acted in over 28,000 instructions and recovered hundreds of millions worth of rent arrears and property damages for their landlord and agent clients, their Legal department is headed up by experts
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