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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.
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Citizens Advice reports rise in problems between tenants and letting agents

20 September, 20161 Comments
Citizens Advice has recorded a 14% rise in the number of problems with letting agents, reported by tenants over the last 2 years. Advising on 6,500 problems with agents between July 2015 and June this year, this is a 14% increase from the 5,700 problems reported two years ago. The report also reveals that: In the
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What to consider when calculating “fair wear and tear”?

14 June, 20160 Comments
For a long time, fair wear and tear has been a grey area for landlords and letting agents alike; this is because it tends to vary from case to case, due to factors such as what the condition the property was in before the tenancy began, and the expectations regarding the level of normal usage
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List your business for just £99 with LetDirectory.com

13 June, 20160 Comments
                          Welcome to the UK’s only Letting Industry Specialist Directory LETDIRECTORY.COM To promote your services to our many thousands of landlord and agent members the cost per year would usually be £1,000. But this Summer you can now access our Bronze Advertising Package for
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Letting Agents realising the value of RGI for their landlord clients

08 June, 20161 Comments
Lots of our Letting Agent Members have been asking us to make branded emails that they can then send on to their landlord clients, in order to fully protect them with RGI and Legal Cover from RentSafe.co.uk. The great thing for agents is that if their landlords take up the offer we’ll give them a £40 reference FREE with
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Landlords; make sure your voice is heard

08 June, 20160 Comments
The RLA’s relentless campaigning to challenge proposed restrictions to mortgage interest relief is starting to make an impact in Westminster, with a surge of support from Tory backbenchers. A number of Conservative MPs are now openly challenging the Government on the changes, which will see mortgage interest tax relief restricted to a basic rate, even
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Housing and Planning Act – What happens next? …

02 June, 20160 Comments
The Government’s Housing and Planning Bill finally received Royal Assent last month after a prolonged period of Parliamentary ping pong. So what happens next? The Act applies to landlords in England. The sections affecting private renting survived largely unchanged, with the addition of two enabling amendments that will allow the introduction of electrical safety standards and checks,
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