landlords

landlords

pets

Why Landlords Don’t Allow Pets

24 January, 20170 Comments
The bond between human and pet can often become unbreakable, with some pet owners willing to do whatever it takes to ensure the safety of their beloved furry friend. However, whilst 90% of landlords appreciate that pets are family members, there are many reasons for not allowing them into a rental property. This doesn’t mean
Read more
5-boxes-ticked-by-the-purpose-built-rental-market

5 boxes ticked by the purpose built rental market

12 January, 20170 Comments
The benefits of the purpose-built rental market that are enjoyed by landlords and residents in the sector. Rental homes have changed somewhat in the last couple of decades. While rental properties used to be homes bought by landlords in the mainstream market and just let out to tenants, a practice that does still continue, we’ve
Read more
rentrise

Rental prices to increase as landlords adapt to changes

03 January, 20170 Comments
It is likely that rental prices will rise as a result of private rented sector landlords adapting to changes that were implemented by the Government this year. Changes have been made to stamp duty, immigration checks have to be carried out, tax changes are on the way and lending conditions have been tightened and that
Read more
nven

Alarming statistic suggests almost 4 out of 5 student tenants do not sign an inventory

21 November, 20160 Comments
The Association of Independent Inventory Clerks (AIIC) have raised concern around the apparent lack of tenants signing inventories, after an ‘alarming statistic’ recently published by money.co.uk suggests that almost four out of five (79%) of student tenants do not sign an inventory when they move in to a privately rented property. Best letting practice guidelines
Read more
hotspot

The next property investment hotspots in the UK

24 October, 20160 Comments
If you are looking for your next UK investment property, where should you look?  A good place to start is by looking at past returns and forecast growths. This will give you an idea of property trends – past and present. As an example, Kent Reliance’s latest Buy To Let Britain report shows that landlords
Read more
trchecking

TR Immigration Document Checking Service ensures Right to Rent compliance for landlords and agents

03 October, 20160 Comments
Saving landlords money is always at the forefront of our minds at the TR Group, which is why we launch our very own Home Office Compliant TR Immigration Document Checking Service today. In 2015 TenantReferencingUK.com decided to comply with the initial Right to Rent pilot launched in the West Midlands by using Jumio’s ID verification technology, Netverify.
Read more
tenanttales

Halloween Competition: Tell us your Terrible Tenant Tales!

28 September, 20162 Comments
Just Landlords, the specialist landlord insurance provider, is launching a new competition to get everyone in the property industry into the Halloween mood! We’re used to hearing stories of rogue landlords that don’t stick to the law and subsequently put their tenants in danger, but what about rogue renters? We’re asking landlords, letting agents and
Read more
letdown2

Local authorities letting down tenants, claim landlords

26 September, 20160 Comments
Two landlord associations have criticised local councils for a lack of enforcement and failing to prosecute criminal landlords. The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) says tenants are being let down, while the National Landlords Association (NLA) claims it’s ‘too easy’ for landlords to get away with unlawful behaviour. The united message comes in response to figures
Read more
liverpool

Liverpool council wants to find a way to force student landlords to pay business rates

16 September, 20160 Comments
Plans to ensure student landlords “pay their fair share” towards the cost of local services have been unanimously approved by councillors. The meeting at Liverpool town hall saw councillors across the chamber agree on plans to look at taxing student landlords. The motion had been put forward by councillors Nick Small and Laura Robertson-Collins followed concerns
Read more