Why do you need my national insurance number?

13 May, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii My reference is currently being processed, so I just wanted to know why you need my National Insurance number? Samii says At Tenant Referencing UK in order to proceed with your reference we need your National Insurance number because: It is proof of your identity, It proves your right to work in the UK. You
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How to rent a house & escape bad tenants

31 January, 20140 Comments
Whether you’re brand new to property and are just starting learning how to rent a house and what it takes to be a landlord, or whether your an old pro and have successfully run a thriving rental portfolio for many years….. You’ll probably already know that being a landlord comes with many challenges. Some are
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Merseyside declared as “UK’s worst” Anti social behaviour hotspot

02 January, 20140 Comments
Seasonal misconduct contributed to areas of St Helens (Merseyside) having the biggest rise in anti-social behaviour incidents, according to recent Government crime figures. The postcode area of WA9 had a rise of almost 80% (the most severe of any postcode area in the UK) with 127 more ASB reports recorded than the previous year; 160
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OH MY! Mr Tenant – What big teeth you have! …

21 November, 20130 Comments
We have all heard the story of Little Red Riding Hood; the “Big Bad Wolf” who ate Red Riding Hood’s Grandmother and then disguised itself as her to catch and eat the little girl. Well, a leading independent estate and lettings agency group in Essex have recently warned that landlords are directly at risk to
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F.A.I.R – A New Era of transparent referencing

19 November, 20130 Comments
Today is the official launch of the partnership between Landlord Referencing Services LLP and Equifax UK – the only company to date that offers both credit and lifestyle referencing services alongside one another. With this new era of transparent and cost effective referencing, gone are the days where a landlord or agent could simply say
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Can you afford to take these tenants ?

08 August, 20130 Comments
Local people who need housing in North Somerset will find the process becomes easier from next month when changes to the HomeChoice policy come into force. More than 7,000 households are currently waiting for social housing but many of these have no connection to North Somerset – but from September, those people without a local
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50 year old charged following Brixton eviction shooting

09 July, 20130 Comments
Following the shooting of a Brixton bailiff and his colleague last week, a 50 year old man has now been charged with 3 counts of attempted murder. As the nation tucked into their breakfast and tuned into Crimewatch last Wednesday morning a south London bailiff and his female colleague were shot at, whilst they tried
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Bailiff & female colleague shot & wounded trying to evict tenant

03 July, 20130 Comments
As the nation tucked into their breakfast and tuned into Crimewatch this morning a south London bailiff and his female colleague were shot at and wounded, whilst they tried to evict a housing association tenant in rent arrears. A man, in his 60s, who works for the Metropolitan Housing Association, was wounded as he attempted
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