Top 100 housing must reads; 2013 through the eyes of an LRS landlord.

Top 100 housing must reads; 2013 through the eyes of an LRS landlord.

landlord forumHere is a compilation of the 100 most read, most interesting, and most commented upon Landlord Referencing Forum topics, from late 2012 to the end of 2013. (Click on title of each one to read the thread in full.)

    1. The Office of Fair Trading has today launched new online resources to help internet businesses comply with the law
      Posts 2 – Views 106,177

 

    1. Thousands of landlords now face legal action because of Tenancy Deposit Protection legislation, Superstrike V Rodrigues, Court ruling on Deposit Protection
      Posts 187 – Views 5,516

 

    1. Letting Agent won’t use joint maintenance & cleaning companies ?
      Post 5 – Views 95,936

 

    1. Executing ASTs – help needed from the experienced on here
      Posts 9 – Views 90,122

 

    1. BUYING NEXT TO HMO, GOOD OR BAD?
      Posts 7 – Views 81,075

 

    1. Tenants – You Really Need to Avoid
      Posts 96 – Views 15,464

 

    1. Members working as gatekeepers bust cannabis farm
      Posts 8 – Views 6,470

 

    1. The Importance of Tax Return Accuracy
      Posts 12 – Views 87,323

 

    1. What yield are you getting on your investment?
      Posts 18 – Views 64,501

 

    1. BREAKING NEWS: Tenant register and tenant referencing now a legal requirement…

 

    1. Landlords incredible list of rules goes viral
      Posts 23 – Views 4,026

 

    1. Shelter are missing the point – Kate Faulkner. Educate Tenants To Avoid Bad Landlords
      Posts 57 – Views 1,335

 

    1. We will need to build 200 houses a day for the next 20 years or so simply for new immigrants
      Posts 8 – Views 3,516

 

    1. H.A who advised tenants to give up ‘Sky TV, cigarettes & bingo’ forced to apologise
      Posts 30
      – Views 2,937

 

    1. Does bad advice leave landlords vulnerable?
      Posts 40 – Views 4,709

 

    1. The very clever(?)tenant
      Posts 4 – Views 66,569

 

    1. Landlords to drug-test their tenants before tenure?
      Posts 18 – Views 3,609

 

    1. Oh how I wish I had found this site before I took the last tenant
      Posts 16 – Views 4,993

 

    1. Tenant demanding money to leave property… a bribe???
      Posts 22 – Views 63,141

 

    1. Men VS Women | WHO MAKE BETTER LANDLORDS ?
      Posts 24 – Views 6,466

 

    1. Landlord taught a valuable lesson by unruly teacher!
      Posts 4 – Views 62,629

 

    1. Ghost streets can be revived via networking
      Posts 5 – Views 21,278

 

    1. 1 in 4 tenants feel ripped off by rental agreements & referencing costs Posts 13 – Views 34,696

 

    1. Tenants stealing rent..paid by Taxpayers
      Posts 38 – Views 7,009

 

    1. The British Welfare ZOO
      Posts 3 – Views 14,268

 

    1. Do Landlords Really Know it All?
      Posts 49 – Views 15,327

 

    1. Storage Solutions for Accidental Landlords
      Posts 1 – Views 63,918

 

    1. Is it time to exit PRS?
      Posts 32 – Views 7,582

 

    1. We’re ‘let down’ by the private rented sector: we demand action now Posts 22 – Views 61,536

 

    1. RICS Housing Report says “NO” to PRS rent controls …
      Posts 2 – Views 13,167

 

    1. What can I do to stop my tenants getting 3 times the deposit back? Posts 41 – Views 56,333

 

    1. Landmark data protection case could have global implications…
      Posts 8 – Views 42,953

 

    1. Become Fat and Lose Your Benefits ???
      Posts 16 – Views 32,915

 

    1. Deposits Legislation ?! Ahhh!!
      Posts 2 – Views 47,445

 

    1. Are arrears really down?
      Posts 10 – Views 34,087

 

    1. Controversial welfare plans | 380,000 potentially homeless OR 380,000 much needed housing released?
      Posts 17 – Views 18,293

 

    1. Finding out if a tenant is working?
      Posts 10 – Views 67,043

 

    1. Will tenants begin to “rent-a-room” without telling the landlord?
      Posts 8 – Views 35,788

 

    1. Early Tenancy Termination form
      Posts 11 – Views 38,077

 

    1. Leeds City Council writes off £1.2 million rent arrears
      Posts 12 – Views 31,217

 

    1. [EXCLUSIVE] GREAT NEWS FOR HMO LANDLORDS !
      Posts 46 – Views 31,947

 

    1. New regulations on Class C Council Tax from the 1st April 2013
      Posts 31 – Views 26,004

 

    1. Just over half a million pounds worth of housing debt uploaded between January 2013-May 2013 @ LRS !
      Posts 1 – Views 31,808

 

    1. Landlords & Tenants | Get Safe Online Week
      Posts 6 – Views 69,845

 

    1. Safer Internet Day 2013
      Posts 2 – Views 81,209

 

    1. Which deposit scheme would you recommend ?
      Posts 33 – Views 12,290

 

    1. Landlords deserve bad and non paying tenants
      Posts 4 – Views 34,910

 

    1. Property Auction Standing Room Only!! “It’s a Mugs Game”
      Posts 9 – Views 41,406

 

    1. Compulsory lessons on avoiding debt to be taught in schools from 2014
      Posts 27 – Views 13,242

 

    1. Fracking Hell! Is your property at risk?

 

    1. Womens refuges win exemption from Universal Credit
      Posts 1 – Views 30,691

 

    1. ‘ Pension for Property ‘ – Can it work?
      Posts 15 – Views 31,579

 

    1. Is it cheaper to buy or rent ?
      Posts 5 – Views 24,742

 

    1. Drug use most common in Private Rented Accommodation
      Posts 9 – Views 44,909

 

    1. 5 year mandatory electrical checks
      Posts 2 – Views 37,409

 

    1. Thank God for Landlord Referencing !
      Posts 32 – Views 20,996

 

    1. I slugged my tenant
      Posts 26 – Views 28,553

 

    1. Crawling with lice!

 

    1. Universal Credit, how will it work?
      Posts 16 – Views 26,772

 

    1. HMO Prosecutions- How a very smart Lawyer saved this landlord Posts 14 – Views 3,792

 

    1. Is new money just polishing an “Old T##d”
      Posts 41 – Views 6,961

 

    1. Claimants to use social media to access government services?
      Posts 4 – Views 12,953

 

    1. Not what they have paid for…..
      Posts 8 – Views 20,869

 

    1. Ex tenants possesions – what are my rights?
      Posts 2 – Views 15,611

 

    1. Tenant Referencing; every landlords best weapon
      Posts 12 – Views 10,546

 

    1. Rent Guarantee Insurance (RGI) – Have YOU used it and did it pay out?
      Posts 31 – Views 16,386

 

    1. What is a “Crown Tenancy “?
      Posts 4 – Views 17,229

 

    1. Families living in the PRS have increased by 103% in 10 years!

 

    1. If a tenant has no rent money , then how can they afford to smell of booze???
      Posts 10 – Views 11,047

 

    1. Refurbishing Property – Full Council Tax Payable from 01 Apr 2013 Posts 25 – Views 8,599

 

    1. Tenant not paying rent and have never paid rent !!
      Posts 8 – Views 15,816

 

    1. Welsh Universal Credit trials make good tenants turn bad!
      Posts 10 – Views 8,700

 

    1. Can you use your rent to pay for repairs when your landlord won’t? Posts 12 – Views 22,865

 

    1. I think my tenant has left the property
      Posts 70 – Views 4,528

 

    1. Ken Livingstone calls for rent controls
      Posts 4 – Views 27,932

 

    1. The case for ‘Scratch & Sniff’ inventories
      Posts 4 – Views 19,466

 

    1. Pregnant and claiming – why is it allowed
      Posts 27 – Views 18,724

 

    1. Is Landlord Referencing Services the only independent national database of bad tenants ?
      Posts 2 – Views 18,864

 

    1. Where can I afford to live? A calculator to help you work it out
      Posts 4 – Views 10,059

 

    1. Building Society fuels homeless crisis …?
      Posts 30 – Views 5,898

 

    1. Contacting your M.P to ask for housing law to be changed and Landlords being able to automatically evict ten
      Posts 19 – Views 6,945

 

    1. Property Auctions
      Posts 1 – Views 14,042

 

    1. Re-entry of evicted tenant to collect their belongings
      Posts 28 – Views 17,055

 

    1. Ideas on how to finance a new roof please
      Posts 3 – Views 12,421

 

    1. Heating Devices…?
      Posts 8 – Views 10,414

 

    1. My first experience of doing reference checking myself
      Posts 8 – Views 13,680

 

    1. Limiting housing benefit for under 25s will increase homelessness and suicide
      Posts 23 – Views 7,209

 

    1. New landlords have an aversion to professional cleaning? …
      Posts 13 – Views 11,266

 

    1. Landlord borrows £35m from weapons company
      Posts 20 – Views 1,566

 

    1. Welsh tenants may soon be able to withhold rent from unregistered & unlicensed landlords

 

    1. All inclusive ?!
      Posts 28 – Views 26,007

 

    1. Warning to all landlords ref tenant “application”
      Posts 4 – Views 33,110

 

    1. Naughty tenant demolished garden wall with a BOAT ! …
      Posts 4 – Views 4,166

 

    1. Post Eviction Deposit Dispute… You Couldn’t make it up!
      Posts 8 – Views 6,476

 

    1. 100% Fact our members have been victims of RBS ‘destroying small firms’
      Posts 5 – Views 4,016

 

    1. My Letting Agent told me the tenant was fine, the LRS/Equifax report told me a different story
      Posts 11 – Views 8,649

 

    1. A national register for dodgy landlords ?
      Posts 35 – Views 17,565

 

    1. Purchasing my 1st buy to let – advice required please
      Posts 37 – Views 5,259

 

    1. I ignored section 21 and 13. Nowwhat?
      Posts 19 – Views 14,327

 

  1. Surge in sex offenders is deeply worrying for the private rented sector Posts 4 – Views 15,213

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