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Just 1 bad tenant can wipe out an entire pension pot …

08 April, 20140 Comments
With 25% of retirees planning to user their pension pot to buy an annuity, following reforms announced in this year’s Budget, LRS wonders how prepared these ‘silver-savers’ actually are for becoming a landlord. Following the biggest shake-up of the pensions system in generations, pensioners can now take more of their pension pot as up-front cash,
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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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Mercy for ‘Cannabis farm in the barn’ landlord!

16 August, 20122 Comments
A ‘naive’ dairy farming landlord from Stoke-on-Trent has been spared jail, after being duped by his two drug dealing tenants. Between April and August 2011 David Houghton & Ian Adderly fitted Andrew Titterton’s barn with a hydroponic watering system, lights and fans which were fed off electricity stolen from the mains. When police raided the property,
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