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12 May, 20170 Comments
As we enter our 8th year in business, we just wanted to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who has been joining, referencing, letting their property, obtaining rent guarantee insurance, posting in the forums and generally spreading the word about our proactive website. Because of YOU’s website traffic now ranks higher than
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Landlord shoots tenant over utility bill dispute

16 January, 20170 Comments
A landlord shot his tenant on Thursday night in a dispute over utility bills, El Cajon, California sheriff’s officials have said. The tenant confronted the landlord, who pulled a gun and fired two rounds, sheriff’s Detective Garth Schick said. One round missed, but the other hit the victim in his upper thigh. This all came about
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Are your tenants planning to secretly sublet their home this Christmas?

19 December, 20160 Comments
A buy to let insurance company is warning UK landlords to be extra vigilant over this coming festive period, following reports of a 14% year-on-year increase in the number of malicious and accidental damage claims received as a direct results of illegal subletting. Rent increases are believed to be behind the sharp rise in the
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Average rents for one-bed rental properties continues to grow

10 October, 20160 Comments
Despite overall rental growth slowing last month, average rents for one-bed rental properties continued to grow during September. Landbay’s latest Rental Index shows that average rents for one-bed properties grew by 0.12% in September, up from 0.09% in August – which equates to year-on-year growth of 1.57%. The figures, crunched by MIAC, reveal overall rental growth
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Can we have 4 different guarantors?

23 September, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii I’m applying for a house-share with 3 friends and just wondered if it’s possible to have 4 different guarantors for the same property? Samii says Yes, it is possible.  Be sure to discuss this further with your landlord, as each guarantor will need to be referenced separately. Have you got a tenant referencing question? Then simply
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Court injunction issued against nightmare tenant in the North West

22 September, 20161 Comments
A nightmare tenant has received a five-year County Court injunction after causing utter misery for their neighbours in a Crewe cul-de-sac. Wulvern Housing secured the injunction for threatening, violent and abusive behaviour, drug and alcohol misuse, noise nuisance and damage to property in Eadie Grove. This behaviour had a huge impact on residents living in the
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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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5.5m private tenants at risk of rent arrears – even if they work

19 September, 20161 Comments
Landlords are being warned that a growing number of working tenants are at risk of falling into arrears because they would fail to qualify for housing benefit if something went wrong. A recent report by a large insurer has found a rise in the number of working people at risk of being unable to pay
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Which student town offers the highest buy-to-let returns?

26 August, 20161 Comments
New research has revealed that buy to let landlords seeking high rental yields should consider buying properties to let to students in the North of England. The analysis, undertaken by property crowdfunding platform Property Partner, has also identified that: Sunderland University offers the best rental yields of all the universities in England, with low house
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