Tenant from hell leaves 145 animal heads strewn around the garden!

19 July, 20160 Comments
A tenant from hell left 145 severed cattle heads scattered around her rented property’s garden, to the dismay of her landlord and neighbours. Neighbours of Oksana Platonova were left in complete shock by the waste left behind at the £175,000 Siberian cottage. Ms Platonova lived in the cottage with her three children and her 56 dogs.
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Neighbours from hell await David Cameron and family…

12 July, 20161 Comments
As the PM-in-waiting plans her new cabinet, David Cameron faced a mad dash yesterday to find somewhere else to live; what with his home in North Kensington still rented out and his Oxfordshire farmhouse too far away. In the midst of packing up their two storey Downing Street flat over No 11, a central London house was eventually found for the
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Social landlord starts key amnesty to battle housing fraud

08 May, 20140 Comments
Phoenix Community Housing in Lewisham, who have 5,500 properties, have given their illegally subletting tenants until early July to be honest and upfront, without fear of legal action. Those that are found guilty of unauthorised subletting could face up to 2 years’ imprisonment and/or a fine of up to £5,000. Chief executive Jim Ripley said:
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Private Rent Arrears decreasing as Social Housing debt rises

06 May, 20140 Comments
Last month Landlord Referencing Services recorded a significant dip in it’s unique Tenant Alert upload system compared to the month before. April 2014 Tenant Alert Statistics – CLICK HERE TO READ ON. April 2014 Website Traffic Statistics – CLICK HERE TO READ ON. This begs the question: what with more and more landlords and letting
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Super homes for Super heroes

30 April, 20140 Comments
Many thanks to Web-Blinds for providing us with this fun info-graphic. Follow them on twitter @WebBlinds Related topics: Confessions of a Nosey Neighbour [INFO-GRAPHIC] Are we turning into an isolated nation? Majority of tenants put off by neighbours from
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Foxtons in legal battle with landlord following bad tenant experience

15 April, 20140 Comments
Estate agency giant Foxtons have recently been taken to court by a landlord client following a row over unpaid commission after complaining that the previous tenants had trashed his property. The dispute began in 2007 when private landlord Jonathan Bloom instructed Foxtons to let out a house he owned in South Hampstead. He said he
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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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£230k Landlords watch out …

18 March, 20140 Comments
Following on from a recent post : “Here we go again – nothing about bad tenants…” sent in via an LRS landlord in Barnsley they have followed it up with the letter below. Are you a good landlord who operates within these areas of Barnsley? Have you ever had a bad tenant? Are you happy
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How Safe Is Your Area?

21 February, 20140 Comments
Whether you have lived in the same place for a number of years and intend to stay put, or are looking to up sticks to somewhere new it is always a good idea to get informed about the area in question. Making yourself aware of the crime rates could determine future decisions or simply give
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