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Private landlords call for help reclaiming Universal Credit rent arrears

05 December, 20170 Comments
Landlords are calling on the Government to create a mechanism for them to reclaim any rent arrears built up by Universal Credit (UC) claimants who move out of their property. Research by the Residential Landlords Association’s (RLA) has revealed 36% of private landlords have more confidence to rent to tenants on UC as a result
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Selective Licensing will increase costs for tenants living in South Yorkshire ?

25 July, 20170 Comments
It has come to our attention there is growing concern that the introduction of Selective Licensing will increase the cost of living for tenants residing in rented housing across South Yorkshire. The Doncaster Selective Licensing consultation came to an end on 11th July, where the council are proposing a fee of £515 for each rented property.
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How to Avoid a Disastrous Moving Day

17 July, 20170 Comments
Before the Move Before moving into a rental property, there are a few things you absolutely must do to avoid any unpleasant disputes and disappointments. Inventory Listing Before moving into your rental property, ask your Landlord for an inventory listing of all items included in the property. Things like the white goods or carpets, blinds
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Unlawful eviction and what it means for you

23 June, 20170 Comments
Like many jobs, being a landlord has both its benefits and pitfalls. One of the worst situations you can find yourself in is being faced with the daunting prospect of evicting a problem tenant. It’s something every landlord dreads and rightly hopes they will never have to do. However rather than avoid the situation and
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Things to Consider for Tenants That Move Abroad

23 May, 20170 Comments
If you are a private renter that is considering leaving the UK for a lifestyle surrounded by sun – you may want to consider a few of these suggestions that our friends at the man and van London have come up with before you decide on moving. Many private owners and renters consider moving out
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How Tenants Can Load a Van Safely When Moving Property

17 May, 20170 Comments
When tenants come to moving property, many of them prefer to hire a van and drive it themselves instead of hiring a local removal company. However, they are not always aware of the dangers that loading a van come with. Fortunately, we have had a lot of experience loading and unloading vehicles and have decided
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CRAR – COMMERCIAL RENT ARREARS RECOVERY

24 April, 20170 Comments
CRAR was introduced as part of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 Part 3 and the Taking Control of Goods Regulations 2013, both of which came into effect in April 2014. Whilst this did add some constraints that were not in place under the previous Common Law regime of distress for rent, CRAR remains
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Must-Do Repairs for Tenanted Properties

15 February, 20170 Comments
As a private landlord it is your responsibility to ensure that the safety of your tenants is never compromised. In previous examples, some landlords have preferred not to complete basic repairs for new tenants in let properties. Not only is this incredibly irresponsible but poses an incredible health and safety hazard. As a landlord there
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Tenants are paying for their own home improvements

06 February, 20170 Comments
According to latest research from the home improvements website Plentific, some 73% of private tenants are paying for DIY issues at their own expense. Understandably, those who plan to live in rental accommodation for an extended period are often more inclined to want to make it feel more like a home. The study also shows that:
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