New accreditation scheme protecting private tenants from rogue landlords

05 May, 20170 Comments
Over the last 6 months 51 landlords have completed an unprecedented training and accreditation scheme in North Somerset, which they believe will protect good tenants and enable their local authority to effectively target ‘rogue’ landlords across the district. Since the first National Landlords Code of Excellence (NLCE UK) training day took place in November 2016 over 60 landlords and letting
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Scrooge Government housing policy for a quarter of a million renters = Ho Ho Ho, you’re homeless!

14 December, 20160 Comments
Nobody wants to spend Christmas in a strange place without their own things around them, but that’s the situation many renters are finding themselves in this year. 1191 families in Bristol will be spending their Christmas in temporary accommodation; Wiltshire = 498, Gloucestershire = 156, Somerset = 148 and Bath = 26. Families like these aren’t
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*EXCLUSIVE* Landlords could take Local Authority to ombudsman over maladministration

01 October, 20160 Comments
Following the success of the Somerset Property Network this Summer, a group of landlords in Bristol met on Thursday evening to discuss the way forward on Selective Licensing issues across the city. On the eve of the Eastville and St George licensing application deadline, 20 professional buy-to-let investors got together to discuss their collective belief that the process of
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The Times | Implications of not having Rent Guarantee Insurance

12 April, 20161 Comments
A Tenant Referencing UK landlord member has helpfully sent in this latest article from The Times: PORTFOLIO THERAPY: ‘My goal is to run a B&B in Majorca’. The reason the landlord sent this in is because of the advice that The Times ‘Experts’ have provided isn’t exactly the most proactive guidance. Best Practice for Landlords If The Price
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The South West’s Biggest Landlord Expo | 3rd April 2014 | Stand 82

24 March, 20140 Comments
Reasons To Attend The South West’s Biggest Landlord Expo – Click here. Don’t forget to visit the Landlord Referencing stand (at Stand 82), where Paul and Samii will be happy to answer any questions or queries about Tenant Referencing is one of the most important things a Landlord or Letting Agent should do before
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New LHA rates published for 2014/15

24 February, 20140 Comments
The DWP have published the 2014/15 Local Housing Allowance rates (LHA) which will take effect from April this year and are set out below. These rates will not appear on LHA-Direct before 18 March 2014. Any policy enquiries should be directed to the Department for Work and Pensions.   BRMA Room 1 Bed 2 Bed
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