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Things to Consider for Tenants That Move Abroad

23 May, 20170 Comments
If you are a private renter that is considering leaving the UK for a lifestyle surrounded by sun – you may want to consider a few of these suggestions that our friends at the man and van London have come up with before you decide on moving. Many private owners and renters consider moving out
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As county court judgments soar by 35% rent guarantee demand increases

18 May, 20170 Comments
New figures released this week highlight the growing concern over rapid increases in household spending over the last 2 years fuelled by extra borrowing, especially across the UK’s private rented sector. The alarming statistics collated by the Registry Trust reveal that nearly 300,000 debt judgments have been filed against individuals in England and Wales in the first
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New accreditation changing the face of private housing

09 February, 20170 Comments
New Section 21 legislation designed to help protect private renters from rogue landlords isn’t working, claim MPs and housing lawyers. In 2015 the law in England changed to make “revenge evictions” illegal, which applies to rental agreements signed since 1st October 2015. Faulty electrics, damp and broken boilers that don’t get fixed are all officially
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Tenants are paying for their own home improvements

06 February, 20170 Comments
According to latest research from the home improvements website Plentific, some 73% of private tenants are paying for DIY issues at their own expense. Understandably, those who plan to live in rental accommodation for an extended period are often more inclined to want to make it feel more like a home. The study also shows that:
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Alternative analysis of the PRS reveals more private renters than previously thought

10 January, 20170 Comments
A think-tank has recently claimed that home ownership is far lower than is widely believed in the UK, meaning that the private rental sector is much larger than previously thought. The Resolution Foundation claims that, for example, a person who buys a house and then takes in lodgers counts in formal statistics as an owner-occupier;
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Why do Landlord Referencing ask certain questions?

15 January, 20130 Comments
Landlord Referencing Services would like to address the reasons behind the questions that we ask of landlords and letting agents upon registration of our service. What with the recent (unprecedented) influx of landlords and letting agents joining our unique landlord networking system right across the UK, following the introduction of the Universal Credit pilots and
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landlordreferencing.co.uk pledge to protect the rights of private landlords

14 January, 20131 Comments
Labour leader MP Ed Miliband has promised to protect the rights of private renters, as part of his party’s ‘One Nation’ philosophy. Mr Miliband highlighted the potentially divisive rift between private renters and home owners in a speech to the Fabian Society. As well as attempting to provide more security for renters via introducing more
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