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Landlords Taking Measures to Safeguard Their Profits

29 February, 20160 Comments
The various tax reforms targeting landlords announced by George Osborne last year, and taking effect over the next few years, have sent many of the UK’s landlords on the hunt for ways of protecting their profits. A number of strategies have emerged to keep property investments profitable in the Chancellor’s tough tax reforms. Most particularly, there has been
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Network Referencing highly important as renters set to dominate next generation

18 April, 20140 Comments
New research suggests that the UK is set to become more like Europe in terms of renting a home and that half of the UK’s population will be renting within a generation. Research from lender Halifax shows that one in five of 23 to 27 year olds across the country have no desire to own
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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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Lord Mayor of Portsmouth endorses Landlord Referencing Services

26 March, 20140 Comments
Having met The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth at The PDPLA Landlord & Property Show a couple of weeks ago we went onto ask her what she thought of the principle of landlords and letting agents networking together to avoid anti-social/disruptive tenants moving around areas, creating havoc and destroying all of our communities. Councillor Lynne Stagg replied
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Bank turns Referencing Company down on venture that would protect their mortgagors – WHY?

05 March, 20140 Comments
Landlord Referencing Services LLP has recently had an interesting conversation with a Bank that was interested in working with us on an affiliate basis. After a long discussion about the pros of this bank supporting LRS, whereby they would inform their existing buy to let clients about how Lifestyle Referencing may help prevent them from
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BREAKING NEWS: Tenant register and tenant referencing now a legal requirement…

11 December, 20130 Comments
…In 2031! But what if? And why not? What with landlords in Scotland already having a national register of landlords, ongoing debates regarding the introduction of a mandatory registration and licensing scheme in Wales – how long is it going to be before we see this introduced in England? Is this really about fairness and
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January 2013 Tenant Alert Statistics

04 February, 20130 Comments
Landlord Referencing Services has collated its Tenant Alert data for January 2013, which reveals that the most prolific areas for rent defaults and property damages last month (via our vigilant community of landlords and letting agents) was in the South West and the West Midlands.   Total rent defaults recorded in January 2013 = £51,000+.
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