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Right to Rent: Almost a fifth of landlords less likely to let to let to EU nationals

11 September, 20170 Comments
According to a recent survey, almost a fifth of private landlords say they are now less likely to let to EU nationals or individuals from the European Economic Area as a result of the immigration checks they are now expected to make via Right to Rent. Confusion over how landlords will be expected to identify
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Welfare Reform via Universal Credit | New helpline for landlords launches

29 August, 20171 Comments
The Department for Work and Pensions has recently introduced a new helpline for landlords whose Universal Credit tenants will not communicate with them. Private landlords who find themselves unable to obtain the tenants co-operation to get DWP to supply information when it comes to enquiries about major payments, e.g. a direct payments to the landlord,
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85% of letting agents at risk of breaching TPO Code of Practice

26 June, 20170 Comments
The Property Ombudsman’s latest figures reveal a concerning amount of property complaints and consumer awards, where the overall number of awards TPO instructed agents to pay exceeded £1 million for the first time. One case study released by the TPO particularly caught our eye at Tenant Referencing UK; The highest award paid by an Agent
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New Tenants’ Fees Bill announced in Queen’s Speech

21 June, 20170 Comments
Announced in last years Autumn Statement, a new Tenant’s Fees Bill has been confirmed in todays Queen Speech. According to government figures, the average amount paid in fees is currently £223 with around 4.3m households paying such fees every year. However housing charity Shelter found that one in seven renters pay more than £500, with
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Referencing must be exempt from agent’s fee ban, urge ARLA

30 May, 20170 Comments
The Association of Residential Letting Agents have recently spoken out about the importance of tenant referencing being exempt from the government’s proposed ban on letting agent’s charging fees to tenants in England. In a note to their members and the press, ARLA said: “Referencing ensures that tenants do not take on a financial commitment which is
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Lettings Fee Ban Consultation – Agent deadline approaching

19 May, 20171 Comments
The consultation paper for the Tenancy Fee ban across England was released last month, inviting agents to respond on whether the penalty should be £5,000, £30,000 or a banning order by June 2nd 2017. It was announced in the last Autumn Statement that a ban on letting agents charging fees to tenants would be introduced
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South Wales Estate Agent Set to Open Third Branch

16 May, 20170 Comments
As we enter our 8th year in business, we wanted to take the time to thank the continuous help and support of Welsh Estate Agency Rybec Homes – as well as congratulate them on the latest news that they’re in the process of opening a third estate agency branch. With sales and lettings branches already
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A big THANK YOU …

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 TenantReferencingUK.com’s website traffic Alexa.com now ranks higher than
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