Top Five Ways to Be a Great Landlord

31 January, 20170 Comments
To be a Great Landlord means to be a good Landlord to keep his/her tenants happy. There is a saying, “To be happy, make others happy,” so property owners are no poles apart. Being Great Landlord needs money, time, and effort, and it will be rewarding if it assists the property owner to keep the
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Moving To A New Area? How To Check If Your Home Is Safe & Secure

05 July, 20162 Comments
There is a lot to think about when you move to a completely new location and when walking round the local area to get your bearings you will probably keep an eye out for the local pub, the corner shop, the nearest bus stop and so on. But, what you might not think to consider
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Health and safety when planning evictions

19 June, 20150 Comments
The Sheriffs Office share with you the key factors that go into planning the health and safety aspect of evictions by a High Court Enforcement Officer (HCEO) under a writ of
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Landlord fined £20,000 for failing to comply with Improvement Notices

27 October, 20140 Comments
A Hertfordshire landlord has pleaded guilty to 28 offences resulting in a fine of over £20,000. The convictions related to two private properties in the Hatfield area. 23 offences applied to one and the last five applied to the other. The first property, a HMO in Fern Dells, had failures with gas, electric and fire
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How Safe Is Your Area?

21 February, 20140 Comments
Whether you have lived in the same place for a number of years and intend to stay put, or are looking to up sticks to somewhere new it is always a good idea to get informed about the area in question. Making yourself aware of the crime rates could determine future decisions or simply give
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Liverpool licensing plans could increase costs for good tenants

22 November, 20130 Comments
Today the Mayoral Cabinet for Liverpool will be asked to approve plans for a 12 week independent consultation to begin, over the introduction of the first citywide licensing scheme for private landlords. In a bid to drive up the quality of private rented properties this would mean that all property owners who rent out accommodation
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Licensing plans could increase costs for good tenants

21 October, 20130 Comments
As a Lincolnshire council plans to introduce a licensing system for landlords to crack down on anti-social tenants, the NLA has voiced their concerns that it could put up costs for good tenants. Boston Borough Council believe that the licences, which could cost upwards of £490, will help tackle disruption and low-quality housing. They also
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National Personal Safety Day 2013

14 October, 20130 Comments
Today is National Personal Safety Day, which is organised by Suzy Lampugh Trust and endorsed by our partners Our Watch. National Personal Safety Day is an annual event aimed at highlighting some of the simple, practical solutions that everyone can use to help avoid violence and aggression in today’s society. This year’s awareness campaign is
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