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Landlords and Agents | Are you ready for November 1st?

30 October, 20130 Comments
From November 1st, 2013, all letting agents and private landlords will have to ensure that they include information in their property ads regarding non-optional fees and any charges that the tenant will incur during the rental application process. This has been bought to the attention of The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) following a complaint earlier
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‘Tenants from Hell’ on the increase – but not for LRS members!

30 July, 20132 Comments
The number of ‘tenants from hell’ are on the rise, according to the Association of Independent Inventory Clerks. Pat Barber, Chair of the AIIC comments : “We are seeing a rise in the number of bad tenants and have been shocked by the damage and neglect we have found in properties and their grounds.  
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Social referencing at LRS stops illegal immigrants

08 May, 20135 Comments
Almost 2 million buy-to-let property owners will be legally responsible for ensuring that they only let properties to people allowed to be in Britain under new immigration laws to be announced in today’s Queen’s Speech – with fines running into the thousands for those breaking the law. The Immigration Bill will also limit the ability
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