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Why are private landlords playing Russian Roulette with their rent? …

19 January, 20180 Comments
Question: Do you think your hard working tenants (even with the best referencing in the world), who have paid the rent on time for years, are safe?… If so, then please think again !! We say this because over the last 10 years the UK has seen a surge in larger companies going bust, announcing
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Failing to pay the rent is the most common rule broken by PRS tenants

21 September, 20160 Comments
New research from Direct Line Landlord Insurance reveals that one in seven renters have broken one or more rules set out in their tenancy agreement, with failing to pay the rent ‘topping the chart’ of the most frequently-cited rule broken by PRS tenants. Worryingly, 11% of renters surveyed claimed that they were unsure whether they had actually
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6 year anti-social behaviour campaign finally curbed

07 May, 20140 Comments
Yesterday nightmare neighbours from hell, in the Kings Norton area of Birmingham, were issued with Anti-social Behaviour Injunctions. Eugene Bird, 54, Sean Bird, 21, and Michael Bird, 19, from the Hawkesley Estate have had their council house re-possessed and each have received a 2 year Anti-Social Behaviour Injunction. Since 2008 the family have made the
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How Could Selecting the Right Tenants Protect Your Investment?

01 May, 20140 Comments
For many people, renting a property is a very strong investment with a good turnover. That is, providing the tenants you have don’t destroy the property and cause issues, and providing that they actually pay the rent. Choosing the wrong tenants could be a very costly decision which could even result in you defaulting on
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Should You Use A Letting Agent?

23 April, 20140 Comments
Do you consider yourself a professional landlord? If you let any kind of property, you should; even if you let just one house, you are subject to the same legal requirements as property developers with a whole string of property under their belts. Of course, career landlords will have trusted agents or employees to take
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Strictly Star faces eviction over alleged 20k rent arrears

22 April, 20140 Comments
Strictly Come Dancing star and ex of Sven-Goran Eriksson Nancy Dell’Olio faces eviction over alleged rent arrears of £20,400. The £4 million luxury maisonette situated in Eaton Place, Belgravia, with floor to ceiling windows and flat-screen TVs in the lounge and bedroom, is owned by landlord Pridelands Ltd. According to documents lodged at West London
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A bottle of wine or a bad tenant? – What a choice to make!

25 February, 20140 Comments
Last week we heard that the Bank of England was not going to raise interest rates until Mid-2015 and one of the reasons for raising rates was because savers were suffering. I questioned whether those savers were big corporations who had vast swathes of cash or just pensioners that received more money in interest and
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Tenants guarantors and their responsibilities

29 August, 20130 Comments
As tenant referencing has become more widely used, landlords have become more accustomed to using guarantors when the tenants reference report come back with concerns, rather than reject the application altogether the landlord or letting agent may ask for a guarantor. Typically this is a relative of close family friend – someone who wants to
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