LANDLORD & AGENT WARNING over butane use to produce super-strength cannabis

08 August, 20160 Comments
A highly-dangerous new method of making super-strength cannabis is emerging in Britain, police and firefighters say. BHO or butane hash oil uses large amounts of the flammable gas, which can explode with devastating consequences. A BBC investigation has learned of two deaths and 27 people being injured across the UK since 2014, as a result
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Tenant Cannabis Farm

Landlord £10,000 cost of tenant’s drugs farm

04 February, 20160 Comments
A landlord has spoken out to the Wigan Today and asked to remain anonymous, has had thousands of pounds worth of damage to his property after it was turned into a cannabis farm The landlord was happy with the tenant who had been living in the property for four years and regularly visited to carry
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Landlady finds £160,000 of cannabis in property let out to businessman

01 May, 20140 Comments
A Yorkshire landlady found £160,000 worth of cannabis growing in her house after letting it out to a businessman. Timothy Young, 48, was caught out after his landlady returned with her family to the UK to attend a funeral and went to inspect the property. She went to the house on Hollingthorpe Lane, Hall Green,
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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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Drug use most common in Private Rented Accommodation

10 December, 20120 Comments
The Prime-Minister is being urged by The Commons Home Affairs Select Committee to consider all of the alternatives to Britain’s failing drug laws, including decriminalisation and legalisation. The influential cross-party group of MP’s say that after taking evidence from all sides of the drug debate, including from Russell Brand and Richard Branson, that “now, more
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Mercy for ‘Cannabis farm in the barn’ landlord!

16 August, 20122 Comments
A ‘naive’ dairy farming landlord from Stoke-on-Trent has been spared jail, after being duped by his two drug dealing tenants. Between April and August 2011 David Houghton & Ian Adderly fitted Andrew Titterton’s barn with a hydroponic watering system, lights and fans which were fed off electricity stolen from the mains. When police raided the property,
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Cheshire raids seize alligator, cobras & cannabis!

20 June, 20120 Comments
In a joint operation, between Cheshire Constabulary and Halton Borough Council, two residential properties and two business properties in Runcorn, Widnes and Warrington were raided last Friday and uncovered a cannabis farm, live (and dead) venomous snakes, an alligator and other reptiles. On Friday 15th June police executed a warrant at an address in Allen Road,
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Cannabis – The grass was not so green.

14 June, 20121 Comments
At the Bristol Landlords Expo recently I had a wander and was drawn to a stand that had a huge cannabis (AKA skunk) plant which was “in bud” sitting on the table. I could smell the pungent smell and as I approached I realised it was sitting on the stand occupied by the North Somerset
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