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A Landlords Horror Story

06 June, 20160 Comments
Have a read of this latest forum post, that one of our newest members has shared with the Tenant Referencing UK forum: I just wanted to thank Paul Routledge for the valuable advice he gave me last Friday afternoon. After months and months of harassment, police visits, umpteen smashed windows, other tenants threatening to leave, vile syringes found in the
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Housing and Planning Act – What happens next? …

02 June, 20160 Comments
The Government’s Housing and Planning Bill finally received Royal Assent last month after a prolonged period of Parliamentary ping pong. So what happens next? The Act applies to landlords in England. The sections affecting private renting survived largely unchanged, with the addition of two enabling amendments that will allow the introduction of electrical safety standards and checks,
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Another day, another ‘clever tool’ to avoid nightmare tenants

25 May, 20160 Comments
A ‘new tool’ to avoid nightmare tenants has entered the market, that carries out a check on your prospective tenants by using ‘new social profiling technology.’ Tenantassured.com now enables a landlord to ‘get to know’ a tenant before making a decision to rent their property to them. With the tenants consent they do this by
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Rogue Tenants with Porsche tried to run me over when I confronted them!

13 May, 20160 Comments
UPDATE > The Alert Directory is now decommissioned as the data is a duplicate of the date contained within our Tenant History Reports > Click here for full details. (link) The landlord who uploaded one of last months Tenant Alerts has recently shared their story with us, that we’d now like to share with you here: ‘This
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Rogue tenant ‘list’ | 7 years worth of live data already available at Tenant Referencing UK

26 April, 20167 Comments
The Association of Independent Inventory Clerks (AIIC) have spoken out about the need for a rogue tenants list to be included in The Housing and Planning Bill, as well as measures to tackle criminal landlords and letting agents. Included in the bill are proposals to ban and fine criminal landlords and letting agents, introduce rent repayment
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Foxtons in legal battle with landlord following bad tenant experience

15 April, 20140 Comments
Estate agency giant Foxtons have recently been taken to court by a landlord client following a row over unpaid commission after complaining that the previous tenants had trashed his property. The dispute began in 2007 when private landlord Jonathan Bloom instructed Foxtons to let out a house he owned in South Hampstead. He said he
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Impact of court fee rise will leave door wide open for bad tenants

09 April, 20140 Comments
Planned changes to court fees will take effect from 22nd April 2014, where fees for possession claims will see an increase of 60%. An application for possession currently costs £175 and when these changes come into force this will increase to £280. The possession claim online (PCOL) service, which currently has a discounted fee of
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A Christmas Greeting from Newham Council…oh, and a £20k fine

16 December, 20130 Comments
In a time of goodwill to all men, this week final warning letters will be sent to those landlords in Newham who have not yet registered for the UK’s first mandatory licensing scheme, and those that fail to comply face fines of up to £20,000. In May 2013 nearly 30,000 applications had been made for the flagship
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