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More South West Landlords recognising the value of accreditation

21 February, 20170 Comments
Over the last 5 months 41 landlords have completed a vigorous training and accreditation scheme in North Somerset, which they believe will protect good tenants and enable their local authority to effectively target ‘rogue’ landlords across the district. Since the first National Landlords Code of Excellence (NLCE UK) training day took place in November 2016 over 50 local landlords
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Regeneration in the South West – Is now the time to invest?

09 January, 20160 Comments
A West of England region-wide plan is being developed to address housing and transport needs up until 2036. An additional 29,000 houses will be needed across North Somerset, Bath and North East Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Bristol in the next 20 years, on top of those already planned for by local councils. Regeneration in Weston-Super-Mare’s
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Universal credit = rent arrears

PRS Rent arrears UK’s best kept secret

11 March, 20140 Comments
Rent Arrears are now the fastest growing debt dilemma in the UK, but are also the most hidden debt – especially for private renting tenants. For example: A recent report revealed a total of 10,606 tenants in the West Midland borough of Sandwell were in rent arrears – owing Sandwell council a combined £5.3m in
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Networking Landlords slash rent arrears in May 2013

21 June, 20131 Comments
According to the latest Buy-to-let Index from LSL Property Services PLC rent arrears fell 2.1% during May 2013. LSL’s buy-to-let index out today shows that the total amount of late or unpaid rent decreased to £276 million last month, compared to £282 million in April. Rent rises in May were also slower than recent months,
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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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Drug use most common in Private Rented Accommodation

10 December, 20120 Comments
The Prime-Minister is being urged by The Commons Home Affairs Select Committee to consider all of the alternatives to Britain’s failing drug laws, including decriminalisation and legalisation. The influential cross-party group of MP’s say that after taking evidence from all sides of the drug debate, including from Russell Brand and Richard Branson, that “now, more
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