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Landlords fed up of rowdy tenants, extra regulation and falling income are selling up

19 January, 20170 Comments
A fed-up landlord from Swansea is thinking of calling it a day, blaming rowdy tenants, extra regulations and falling income. Howard Phillips recently told the South Wales Evening Post he and his daughter have spent thousands of pounds dealing with a tenant who, he claimed, was responsible for smashed windows and doors, a damaged fire alarm, and
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Man shot dead at sex pool party in £1m rented home

26 July, 20160 Comments
Police have launched a murder probe following a Surrey sex party held in a £1m rented home over the weekend, where one of the party-goers was shot dead. Arranged by Jamaican rapper Jason White and his wealthy girlfriend, officers and paramedics were called to a £1million bungalow in Church Lane, Headley at 2.30am after neighbours
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A Landlords Horror Story

06 June, 20160 Comments
Have a read of this latest forum post, that one of our newest members has shared with the Tenant Referencing UK forum: I just wanted to thank Paul Routledge for the valuable advice he gave me last Friday afternoon. After months and months of harassment, police visits, umpteen smashed windows, other tenants threatening to leave, vile syringes found in the
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Housing and Planning Act – What happens next? …

02 June, 20160 Comments
The Government’s Housing and Planning Bill finally received Royal Assent last month after a prolonged period of Parliamentary ping pong. So what happens next? The Act applies to landlords in England. The sections affecting private renting survived largely unchanged, with the addition of two enabling amendments that will allow the introduction of electrical safety standards and checks,
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Another day, another ‘clever tool’ to avoid nightmare tenants

25 May, 20160 Comments
A ‘new tool’ to avoid nightmare tenants has entered the market, that carries out a check on your prospective tenants by using ‘new social profiling technology.’ Tenantassured.com now enables a landlord to ‘get to know’ a tenant before making a decision to rent their property to them. With the tenants consent they do this by
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Third of landlords have had a property abandoned by tenants, say NLA

23 May, 20160 Comments
According to the latest research carried out by the National Landlord Association, 36% of UK landlords have had a property abandoned by their tenants. At Tenant Referencing UK we hear from landlords on a daily basis who’ve had a tenant leave their property before the end of their tenancy without informing them, which (more often than
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Camerons Britian – ‘Battery hen tenants’ still have no idea how the PRS works

13 April, 20160 Comments
Although there are so many points of reference for tenants in the PRS to access, it would seem that many private tenants still remain unaware of the law when it comes to being evicted. This was actually bought to the attention of landlord Paul Routledge yesterday, whilst attending an eviction of one of his tenants. Paul said: ‘When myself
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The Landlord & Letting Show Cardiff – 2nd & 3rd July 2014

09 May, 20140 Comments
The UK’s leading Landlord Exhibition will be in Cardiff for the first time this year, at City Hall on the 2nd and 3rd of July. Why should you attend The Landlord & Letting Show in Cardiff ?   Over 25 FREE seminars Comprehensive exhibition Meet associations and local authorities Fantastic networking opportunities CPD hours (5
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Private Rent Arrears decreasing as Social Housing debt rises

06 May, 20140 Comments
Last month Landlord Referencing Services recorded a significant dip in it’s unique Tenant Alert upload system compared to the month before. April 2014 Tenant Alert Statistics – CLICK HERE TO READ ON. April 2014 Website Traffic Statistics – CLICK HERE TO READ ON. This begs the question: what with more and more landlords and letting
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