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What can you do when hell is on your doorstep?

02 April, 20140 Comments
In the UK our neighbours can often live too close to home; outlined last night by Channel 5’s new series “The Nightmare Neighbour From Hell”, revealing the traumatic, shocking, humourous and occasionally bizarre experiences of victims of nightmare neighbours. With 1 in 5 of us having been in an argument with our close neighbours, out of
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Lord Mayor of Portsmouth endorses Landlord Referencing Services

26 March, 20140 Comments
Having met The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth at The PDPLA Landlord & Property Show a couple of weeks ago we went onto ask her what she thought of the principle of landlords and letting agents networking together to avoid anti-social/disruptive tenants moving around areas, creating havoc and destroying all of our communities. Councillor Lynne Stagg replied
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RGI | What policies would you like to see? …

25 March, 20140 Comments
Landlord Referencing Services is happy to announce that we have successfully managed to obtain our FCA licenses – in order to offer our own RGI and legal expenses products through RentSafeUK.co.uk. Below is a list of the policies that LRS members have suggested so far – but what we would like to know is if
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50th anniversary of the world’s first Neighbourhood Watch scheme

13 March, 20140 Comments
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the murder of Kitty Genovese in the borough of Queens, New York – a tragedy that resulted in the setting up of the world’s first Neighbourhood Watch schemes in the US. Working in partnership with Neighbourhood Watch it seems like an opportune moment for LRS to reflect on how far
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Bank turns Referencing Company down on venture that would protect their mortgagors – WHY?

05 March, 20140 Comments
Landlord Referencing Services LLP has recently had an interesting conversation with a Bank that was interested in working with us on an affiliate basis. After a long discussion about the pros of this bank supporting LRS, whereby they would inform their existing buy to let clients about how Lifestyle Referencing may help prevent them from
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Letting Agents keeping tenants deposits are not agents THEY’RE THIEVES

27 February, 20140 Comments
A Newsbeat investigation has found that a minority of letting agents are fraudulently taking thousands of pounds from tenants as holding deposits, not letting them move in and then keeping that money. From January 2011 to September 2013 Trading Standards authorities in England reported 487 such cases and a Freedom of Information request found that
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LRS SELECTS EQUIFAX FOR MARKET-LEADING TENANT VERIFICATION

14 January, 20140 Comments
Robust consumer data enhances real-time tenant vetting to reduce risk of fraud. www.equifax.co.uk London, January 2014 – Equifax, the leading consumer insights expert, has been selected by landlords and letting agents network, www.landlordreferencing.co.uk, to enhance its tenant vetting services. By integrating Equifax consumer credit data into its checks, landlordreferencing.co.uk is giving its members a truly
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