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Supporting and upskilling the UK’s landlord community

15 February, 20170 Comments
Direct Line for Business has featured as an expert contributor to its ‘Rental Road’ digital information hub; an interactive collection of articles and resources to support the UK’s landlord community. Direct Line for Business recognised Paul Routledge and as: “providing a great resource for landlords and tenants alike.  As pioneers in improving the safety
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Is there a way I can register and pay for all the services over the phone?

10 June, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii I’m really interested in joining your website, but I work long shifts and I see that you’re only open 9am-5pm and closed at weekends. So is there a way I can register and pay for all the services over the phone? Samii says That’s a valid point, as I’m sure many landlords out there are too busy
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Citizens Advice recommends all UK landlords join

03 June, 20161 Comments
This week at we have had a real influx of landlord queries who have been told to get in touch with us by the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB). As more and more landlords across the country face problems with rent arrears, property damages, anti-social behaviour, evictions, licensing, etc, they are seeking out advice and support from the CAB
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Do you have a formal tenancy agreement in place?

07 April, 20161 Comments
Worrying data has emerged from a mainstream landlord insurance provider that one in 10 private landlords have no formal tenancy agreement in place. Direct Line for Business’ research has also uncovered: 58% of landlords without a letting agent have adapted tenancy agreements from old agent contracts, 38% have adapted agreements from other landlords, 20% have
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Tenant Referencing 2014 | Landlords who use social referencing avoid £65,000+ debt this week

04 January, 20140 Comments
The first LRS weekly tenant rent default for 2014 currently stands at £45,000+ and property damages at £20,000+ ; equaling a massive £65,000+ of debt avoided by each landlord that regularly references their tenants through LRS. The most important aspect of is to fully understand the meaning of “Tenant Referencing in Real Time”. Mary
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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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Don’t name your tenants online – Join LRS instead

12 November, 20130 Comments
The Information Commissioners Office states that landlords cannot publicly display their tenants rent arrears, so what can a landlord do to warn others about their tenants previous rental history without breaking the law? A landlord recently joined LRS and posted his own “Tenant Reviews” (from his own website) within our community forum.  These did not
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