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Citizens Advice reports rise in problems between tenants and letting agents

20 September, 20161 Comments
Citizens Advice has recorded a 14% rise in the number of problems with letting agents, reported by tenants over the last 2 years. Advising on 6,500 problems with agents between July 2015 and June this year, this is a 14% increase from the 5,700 problems reported two years ago. The report also reveals that: In the
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A Landlords Horror Story

06 June, 20160 Comments
Have a read of this latest forum post, that one of our newest members has shared with the Tenant Referencing UK forum: I just wanted to thank Paul Routledge for the valuable advice he gave me last Friday afternoon. After months and months of harassment, police visits, umpteen smashed windows, other tenants threatening to leave, vile syringes found in the
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Citizens Advice recommends all UK landlords join LandlordReferencing.co.uk

03 June, 20161 Comments
This week at LandlordReferencing.co.uk we have had a real influx of landlord queries who have been told to get in touch with us by the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB). As more and more landlords across the country face problems with rent arrears, property damages, anti-social behaviour, evictions, licensing, etc, they are seeking out advice and support from the CAB
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Mortgages: interest-only deals a ‘ticking time bomb’ for one million homeowners

04 September, 20150 Comments
In a report on The Independent, Citizens Advice are calling interest-only mortgages a ‘ticking time bomb’ after nearly a million UK homeowners are found to have no way to pay off the money they owe. An interest-only mortgage gives the borrower cheaper monthly payments as they only pay the interest on their home each month;
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