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Residential eviction webinar Q & A part 2

08 February, 20180 Comments
We also bring the answers to your questions from our successful November 2017 residential eviction webinar Q&A part 2. If you cannot recover any money and I want her to go bankrupt who pays for this? Do I have to pay, or does she do this on her own accord? If you wish to make the
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Residential eviction webinar Q & A part 1

19 January, 20180 Comments
Our residential eviction webinar in November was a great success, we’d like to thank everyone who attended. We bring you the answers to your questions in our webinar Q&A part one. A tenant left my property and owes approximately £4,000 and I have been to court. If I ask you to go ahead in recovering
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Referencing must be exempt from agent’s fee ban, urge ARLA

30 May, 20170 Comments
The Association of Residential Letting Agents have recently spoken out about the importance of tenant referencing being exempt from the government’s proposed ban on letting agent’s charging fees to tenants in England. In a note to their members and the press, ARLA said: “Referencing ensures that tenants do not take on a financial commitment which is
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As county court judgments soar by 35% rent guarantee demand increases

18 May, 20170 Comments
New figures released this week highlight the growing concern over rapid increases in household spending over the last 2 years fuelled by extra borrowing, especially across the UK’s private rented sector. The alarming statistics collated by the Registry Trust reveal that nearly 300,000 debt judgments have been filed against individuals in England and Wales in the first
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Why wasn’t a conviction of assault flagged up in my Equifax financial report?

22 July, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii I have a tenant who stated that he had no CCJ’s or other convictions. I now discover, by accident, that he had a recent conviction for assault. Could you please advise why this was not flagged up in your reference report? Samii says I completely understand your worry, but it’s important to understand
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How disturbing is it that tenants can run up debt, refuse to pay or surrender property and CCJ’s might not show on their credit check?

09 June, 20161 Comments
A new landlord member has recently shared their story with us regarding a rogue tenant they’ve uploaded onto the database, that we’d now like to share with you here: Alert Reference: NATIONAL/NALB/08062016 Rent Default: £6300 – Property Damage: Unknown ‘After finding the tenant through Gumtree, we carried out a basic tenant check through the NLA and obtained
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Are CCJs registered on a tenants credit file automatically ?…

26 April, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii Are CCJs registered on a tenants credit file automatically? If not, how do I get my judgements registered? Samii says No it is not automatically registered, which is why the Tenant Referencing UK system is such a useful tool for landlords and letting agents who’ve been left with unpaid rent arrears and/or property damages. If
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Due Diligence for Live in Landlords, including the Immigration Bill.

18 April, 20140 Comments
The biggest worry facing a live in landlord is the kind of person their lodger might be (aside from whether they’re simply compatible) – are they a criminal, likely to be violent or damage your home?  Will they pay the rent on time?  Will they respect you and your home? It’s a staggering fact that
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Foxtons in legal battle with landlord following bad tenant experience

15 April, 20140 Comments
Estate agency giant Foxtons have recently been taken to court by a landlord client following a row over unpaid commission after complaining that the previous tenants had trashed his property. The dispute began in 2007 when private landlord Jonathan Bloom instructed Foxtons to let out a house he owned in South Hampstead. He said he
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