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Murderous tenant who killed ‘father-figure’ landlord to get life in prison

22 April, 20160 Comments
A tenant who killed his landlord with a frying pan this time last year has been warned that he will be jailed for life next month. 31-year-old Bulgarian Nikola Zhulev (pictured) was found guilty of killing his landlord Alan Gardner (49), after he was found dead at his bungalow in Balbeggie on April 24th last
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Private rent arrears now stand at 9.1% ?

22 April, 20160 Comments
A recent survey examining rent arrears in England and Wales suggests the level now stands at 9.1% of all rent due in the private rented sector, in comparison to the 8.8% recorded this March and just 7.4% this time a year ago. Carried out by two large letting agencies, the data suggests that the position is
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Impact of court fee rise will leave door wide open for bad tenants

09 April, 20140 Comments
Planned changes to court fees will take effect from 22nd April 2014, where fees for possession claims will see an increase of 60%. An application for possession currently costs £175 and when these changes come into force this will increase to £280. The possession claim online (PCOL) service, which currently has a discounted fee of
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Landlord and Tenant checking company breaches advertising rules

25 February, 20140 Comments
Tenant Referencing company Rentchecks.com has recently had a claim made against it regarding the breaching of advertising rules. Rentchecks.com claimed on their website that they had been providing “pre tenancy & lease intelligence to landlord and agents for the past 10 years”. However a complainant reported the company to The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after
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PDPLA Landlord and Property Show | 12th March 2014

18 February, 20140 Comments
Don’t forget to visit the Landlord Referencing stand, where Paul and Samii will be happy to answer any questions or queries about LandlordReferencing.co.uk. Tenant Referencing is one of the most important things a Landlord or Letting Agent should do before letting out their property.  Many Landlords and even some Estate Agents do not carry out
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National Personal Safety Day 2013

14 October, 20130 Comments
Today is National Personal Safety Day, which is organised by Suzy Lampugh Trust and endorsed by our partners Our Watch. National Personal Safety Day is an annual event aimed at highlighting some of the simple, practical solutions that everyone can use to help avoid violence and aggression in today’s society. This year’s awareness campaign is
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How much is a bad tenant worth to you ?

09 October, 20130 Comments
With the ever increasing immigration burden on public services and the Government pressing to make sure landlords do not harbour illegal immigrants the only way landlords can do this is to request a national insurance number; as it is the best way of making sure that the applicant tenant has the right to reside in
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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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