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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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Should private landlords be subject to greater regulation?

29 April, 20140 Comments
As the private rented sector continues to grow, so do calls for regulation. Today The Guardian have asked a tenants group and the landlord lobby for their thoughts; click here to view original source. Alex Hilton, director of Generation Rent, says that: “… A national register of landlords would help end the worst abuses. …
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Network Referencing highly important as renters set to dominate next generation

18 April, 20140 Comments
New research suggests that the UK is set to become more like Europe in terms of renting a home and that half of the UK’s population will be renting within a generation. Research from lender Halifax shows that one in five of 23 to 27 year olds across the country have no desire to own
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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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As the amount of UK renters continues to rise tenants are now actively making lifestyle choices

15 March, 20140 Comments
Buy to let insurance firm Homelet have revealed new research that shows private renting tenants are having to make lifestyle changes due to increasing rents within the sector. The research shows that : PRS tenants paid an average 2.3% extra in rent payments The average buy to let rent in February stood at £818 Year-on-year
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50th anniversary of the world’s first Neighbourhood Watch scheme

13 March, 20140 Comments
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the murder of Kitty Genovese in the borough of Queens, New York – a tragedy that resulted in the setting up of the world’s first Neighbourhood Watch schemes in the US. Working in partnership with Neighbourhood Watch it seems like an opportune moment for LRS to reflect on how far
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