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Rent arrears are at their highest level in more than two years.

It seems some tenants are over stretching themselves when it comes to renting properties. The proportion of rent arrears soared to 9.9% of all rent payable in August, according to Your Move and Reeds Rains. A further survey by the Post Office found that 45% of tenants...

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Lettings Agents play a vital Role within the industry

A recent survey carried out suggests that the majority of landlords prefer not to have contact with their tenants, instead they would rather employ the services of professional agents such as ourselves and letting agents to handle their day to day affairs and property management. The survey...

Exclusive Free Rent guarantee offer

Exclusive Free Rent guarantee offer Evict My Tenant Limited have teamed up with one of the country’s leading Rent and Legal insurance providers to offer an exclusive eviction package. For a limited time only, if you instruct Evict My Tenant Limited to carry out a stage 2*...

Clarity required before Revenge Eviction legislation

Clarity for “Revenge Eviction” Legislation Landlords urge clarity before “Revenge Eviction” legislation and Landlord Group backs call. A new report by a cross-party group of MPs and peers calls for better data on the scale of revenge evictions in the private rented sector and questions whether new...

Festive times are prone to rent arrears

Christmas and New Year are typically periods prone to rent arrears.   If you are a Landlord that has never had issues with rent arrears – you have been very lucky up till now. Unfortunately, rent arrears can occur at any time and with Christmas just gone and...

Rogue Tenants – Landlords aren’t the only ones to blame

Rogue Tenants – Landlords aren’t the only ones to blame! Landlords are often portrayed as selfish, greedy and uncaring towards their tenants However the truth of it is that few landlords enjoy evicting a tenant, it can be a stressful process to go through and landlords have...

Potential increase in court fees for possession claims

Government has announced its plan to increase court fees for possession and money claims. Previously the courts fees were £100.00 for pcol applications and £175.00 for county court claims. However the courts implemented an increase on the 22nd April 2014 to £250.00 pcol applications and £280.00 for...

Interesting claims from Generation Rent

Interesting claims from the Tenant campaign group Generation Rent they are claiming that private landlords are enjoying subsidies worth more than £1,000 per household. They go on to state that through tax breaks, housing benefit and capital gains tax loopholes  a typical landlord is benefiting to...

What if your tenant abandons your property

On numerous occasions we receive an enquiry from a landlord who believes their property may be abandoned. Rule No 1 – Never assume. An Oxford landlord was ordered to pay a fine in total of £6250.00 for harassing his tenant. While the tenant was on...