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A big THANK YOU …

12 May, 20170 Comments
As we enter our 8th year in business, we just wanted to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who has been joining, referencing, letting their property, obtaining rent guarantee insurance, posting in the forums and generally spreading the word about our proactive website. Because of YOU TenantReferencingUK.com’s website traffic Alexa.com now ranks higher than
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Supporting and upskilling the UK’s landlord community

15 February, 20170 Comments
Direct Line for Business has featured TenantReferencingUK.com 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 TenantReferencingUK.com as: “providing a great resource for landlords and tenants alike.  As pioneers in improving the safety
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157,000+ landlords and letting agents now protecting one another

08 April, 20161 Comments
As we enter our 7th year in the tenant referencing business we are happy to announce that we now have over 157,000 active Tenant Referencing UK subscribers! With landlords still failing to meet their legal obligations, rising court fees and accelerated possessions at an all-time high this cannot be a coincidence and can only mean that landlords are
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Mandatory Landlord Licensing – Lets Unite

27 March, 20140 Comments
With more and more local authorities proposing and actioning Selective Licensing schemes for PRS landlords, LRS believe that it is time for landlords to take matters into their own hands and get their voice heard. Sections 79, 80 and 81 of the Housing Act 2004 provide for the introduction of a scheme of Selective Licensing
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PRS Rent arrears UK’s best kept secret

11 March, 20140 Comments
Rent Arrears are now the fastest growing debt dilemma in the UK, but are also the most hidden debt – especially for private renting tenants. For example: A recent report revealed a total of 10,606 tenants in the West Midland borough of Sandwell were in rent arrears – owing Sandwell council a combined £5.3m in
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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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10 good reasons to join LRS in 2014

30 December, 20130 Comments
WHY should landlords and letting agents join the only network in the UK that can prevent them from taking someone else’s bad tenant in the new year? You can become the “Gate-keeper” to your community, stopping the bad tenants from setting down roots. Welfare reform via Universal Credit – where, once implemented, you may never
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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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Majority of tenants put off by neighbours from hell

28 August, 20130 Comments
According to the latest figures complied by Ocean Finance, the majority of tenants find disruptive neighbours the most off putting factor when looking for rental accommodation. The report found that over half (55%) of tenants looking for housing would be put off the most by noisy neighbours; with only a third of under 35s annoyed,
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