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As HMRC clamp down on landlords, tax protection insurance demand increases

16 August, 20170 Comments
Newham council believe that HMRC may be losing £200m a year in London alone, after discovering that half of its landlords have failed to register for self – assessment. After the licensing process Newham found it had 50,000 private properties owned by 27,000 separate landlords, the council now understands that 13,000 have failed to register for self-assessment.
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WEST MIDLANDS LANDLORDS & LETTINGS CONFERENCE 2017

11 August, 20170 Comments
A full days conference for Landlords and Letting Agents. DATE AND TIME: Fri 6 October 2017, 09:00 – 16:30. This conference is free to attend with free parking, beverages all day and lunch. LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE! BOOK NOW! > https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/west-midlands-landlords-lettings-conference-2017-tickets-35724898132 AGENDA 9.00 REGISTRATION, NETWORKING AND TEA & COFFEE 9.45 Introduction and welcome opening address Update on
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STUDENT LANDLORDS BEWARE!

11 August, 20170 Comments
As we approach the new academic year, it has come to light that private landlords offering student accommodation are being targeted by scam artists. Registered providers earlier this week received an email from the University of Newcastle warning about two people “that have unfortunately made their way into [the] database.” The University of Newcastle said
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Frustrated Landlords – Making Sure You Receive Rental Payments On Time

09 August, 20170 Comments
Ask yourself one simple question – why did you invest in buy-to-let property all those years ago? So you could make money. As a private landlord it’s vital to collect your rental payments on time because the knock on effects for you can be disastrous. Many landlords use the income generated on lettings to pay
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Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR)

04 August, 20170 Comments
We understand the importance of maintaining cash flow through regular rent payments. When tenants fail to pay, recovering what you’re owed isn’t always easy. Our CRAR service is fast and responsive, ensuring you receive the money you’re owed quickly and efficiently. The service is completely free (unless you instruct us to withdraw) as the tenant
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400,000 properties in England and Wales could be unlettable from April 2018

21 July, 20170 Comments
According to government figures one in ten UK rental properties could be unlettable next year, if landlords fail to improve their energy efficiency. From April 2018, rental properties must have a minimum EPC rating of E. The regulations will apply to new lets and renewals of tenancies, and from 1 April 2020 it will extend
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How to Sell Your House as a Landlord

14 July, 20170 Comments
If you’ve been renting out a house to tenants but have decided to sell the property for whatever reason, there are many things to consider. You may be moving away or simply want to retire from being a landlord, and much of the same advice for other homeowners applies. For those who want to know
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Forfeiture of lease

13 July, 20170 Comments
Commercial landlords have two options, should their tenant breach the terms of their lease due to non-payment of rent. Mixed use premises They can obtain an order for possession or use the common law remedy of forfeiture. If there are residential premises attached to the commercial premises, for example a flat upstairs that shares a
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The Week The Landlords Moved In – Episode 3: Communication Is Key

13 July, 20170 Comments
The third episode of this series aired last night, featuring Founder of Tenant Referencing UK Paul Routledge. The series aims to challenge successful landlords to spend an eye-opening week living in one of their own rentals, on their tenant’s budget, to see life through their tenant’s eyes. Speaking on BBC Radio Bristol this morning, Paul
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