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Tenants Abandoned Goods

Tenants abandoning premises during their tenancy and leaving their goods behind is a growing common problem for landlords. Not only is it a problem because many landlords obtain incorrect advice as to what their rights are in regards to the selling or disposal of those goods, but also because taking possession of the premises is [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Legislation|Comments Off on Tenants Abandoned Goods

Landlord Advice Does it Again!

Landlord Advice UK took on a major UK Loan company Amigo Loans assisting the defendant the Guarantor in September 2016 and won. Mr Sasha Charles of Landlord Advice UK said "This case ought to focus the minds of all landlords and lettings agents when preparing guarantors agreements. Ideally the Guarantors agreement should be incorporated in [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Financial, Governments, Legislation|1 Comment

Landlord Selective Licensing 

Selective licensing focuses on the management of private rented properties in areas of low demand and, or, with high levels of antisocial behaviour. The principle aim is to improve landlords’ management of properties and in doing so, help regenerate the area. As a result of this, not all local authorities require properties to be licensed [...]

By | December 8th, 2016|Legislation|Comments Off on Landlord Selective Licensing 

Tenant deposit explained

1. What is the issue? The purpose of this guidance is to raise awareness of the new obligations placed on landlords and the possible penalties that may be imposed for failure to comply with these obligations. Since 6 April 2007, it has been a requirement upon landlords to register deposits taken from tenants, in relation [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|Financial, Taxes|Comments Off on Tenant deposit explained

County Delays

Landlords are having to wait up to eight weeks to enforce possession of their properties from non-paying tenants, according to a new report. The result is thousands of pounds lost in unpaid rents and the risk of properties being trashed and left uninhabitable, further adding to the owners’ woes. Research has highlighted serious delays between [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|Financial, Governments|Comments Off on County Delays

Assured Tenancies

Assured Tenancies - what are assured tenancies? This blog is about "Assured" tenancies and is not about "Assured shorthold" Tenancies. Assured tenancies are usually granted by Housing Associations or Housing Trusts etc. They offer some security in that as long as you do not break the terms of the tenancy agreement you can continue to [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|Acquisitions, Financial|Comments Off on Assured Tenancies

Disrepair claims

Disrepair - what is it? Disrepair is when your let property is in need of repair. Landlords often deal with repair problems as soon as they become aware of them, but some do not, which creates problems for tenants. This page briefly explains what is meant by disrepair and what condition your home should be [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Financial, Governments|Comments Off on Disrepair claims

The Homelessness Reduction Bill

The Homelessness Reduction Bill Many landlords and agents will recall that local authorities were commonly advising tenants, where they had been served notice, to continue living in the property until the landlords obtained a possession order against them and subsequently used enforcement for physical eviction. Once evicted, the tenants would then become eligible for social housing. The former [...]

By | September 30th, 2016|Governments, Legislation, Taxes|Comments Off on The Homelessness Reduction Bill

Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms Regulations

Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms (England) Regulations 2015 The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms (England) Regulations 2015 which was passed by Parliament in March 2015 and set to come into force on 1 October 2015 was suspended when the House of Lords raised issues on 7 September 2015 primarily with regards to who the Act [...]

By | September 24th, 2016|Governments, Legislation|Comments Off on Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms Regulations

UK Property Market

House prices: First-time buyers in south-east must wait seven years longer to buy Sep 23, 2016 You can get on the property ladder when you're 27 in Carlisle – but you'll need to be 34 in London, says Halifax Rampant house price growth means the average first-time buyer in south-east England must wait seven years [...]

By | September 2nd, 2016|Financial, International, Taxes|Comments Off on UK Property Market