Gas Safety

More flexibility for gas safety certificates.

Are you aware, laws on gas safety records changed earlier this year (April 2018), these only apply to England and Wales. As part of these changes you need to ensure you know when your gas safety check is carried out. As with any new legislation...

Key to HMO

Another Licence for HMO properties

Have you obtained your new HMO licence? Commencing Monday 1st October any property that is being rented with more than five people who are sharing a common facility will require a new HMO licence. Common facilities include bathrooms, kitchens, stand alone toilets, etc. Yet again this...

sex for rent

Sex for rent hits the news again

Looks like another knee jerk reaction from politicians desperately seeking votes. It seems that now the Liberal Democrats are jumping on the landlord bashing to try gain votes. Yes, sex for rent is despicable but let’s get some perspective on this, as a percentage of...

Did the government intentionally mislead us

Did you have your say? Did you attempt to influence the consultation on if longer term tenancies will indeed become mandatory rather than what was initially thought? We could have an outcome in weeks rather than months. Is having longer tenancies an issue? What if...

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Helpful advice and reminders for all private landlords

It seems one of the many things that are constant in our lives are the constant change to legislation. Many seem like knee jerk reactions to problems that do not exist other than in the minds of Politicians and the media. However, as property professionals we...

Fergus Wilson

Property Tycoon in the news once again for evicting tenants.

Property Tycoon in the news once again for evicting tenants. Controversial landlord Fergus Wilson has recently been in the news. Once again, the multi-millionaire property tycoon could face legal action. Potentially adding to his recent injunction, which prevents him from discriminating against tenants on racial grounds....

stealing deposits

In Seven Months Landlords and Agents Have Stolen £1million

Here at Evict My Tenant we provide a range of services for landlords and letting agents with the primary service of securing the eviction of tenants. We are huge advocates of carrying out any removal of a tenant via the legal system. Therefore when we...

eviction notice section 21

Section 21 in the news again.

The evicting of a tenant under section 21 has hit the headlines once again. If ever a section needed a PR agent section 21 would be it. It does seem like many are using the “no reason” eviction that has been attached to Section 21...

More change in the housing sector?

Are we going to see yet another change in direction, now that Kit Malthouse has been named as the latest housing minister? I along with many other property professionals, are growing increasingly frustrated with what seems like constant change with housing ministers, a little research...

more than one way to skin a landlord

Generation rent is it such a bad thing

Generation Rent   It comes with no surprise to read several reports from tenant and landlord bodies that rents in England are up year on year. Depending on the side of the fence you sit on this is either good news or bad news. However, it does...