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Yet another potential blow for landlords

Potentially more bad news for landlords The final version of Bob Blackman MP’s Homelessness Reduction Bill has been published prior to the second reading in Parliament. It appears the final version delivers yet another blow to landlords. The previous draft would have stopped councils from advising tenants to...

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How do we stop criminal scammers

As much as I work with landlords and letting agents to remove tenants. We always follow the correct legal process and ensure when a tenant is evicted we have done everything possible to make the process as stress free as possible. If frustrates me when I...

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Loophole that lets landlords dodge buy-to-let tax changes

If you believe all the blog/news articles being produced by certain industries such as a financial advisors and accountants it seems that soaring number of landlords are using the same tax loop hole to beat the recent tax changes that are being imposed by the...

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Are we now seeing the justice system catching up

Are we now seeing the justice system catching up with some of the behaviours currently happening in the world of property rent? I recently read an article about a rogue landlord who flaunted the planning law and despite having consent to convert his semi-detached house to...

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Why is this acceptable?

We get calls every day about evicting a tenant. In addition to those phone calls the next most common are about chasing a tenant either for arrears or for stolen property. It amazes me how tenants think it is fair game to take a landlord’s...

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Axe the tax has failed so far

I have been watching the attempt of landlords Steve Bolton and Chris Cooper to seek a Judicial Review of legislation reducing the mortgage interest tax relief for landlords It saddens and outrages me to find out that the review has failed. The landlords were represented by law...

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The voice of a landlord

I wanted to share with you the insights of a landlord that I know, I would love to hear your comments on his thoughts. He is a small landlord who got into property to boost his pension. I've been steadily losing cash every year since I...

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Will low fines really deter landlords from breaking the law

I read a couple of weeks ago that a landlords had been fined £440 for changing the locks on his rental property. Now I am not condoning this form of illegal tenant eviction but it does not really motivate the average landlord to follow the...

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Private renters are suffering at the hands of landlords

I recently read a report from Shelter who are claiming that private renters are suffering from law breaking landlords, they claim 12% of renters are actually suffering due to landlords breaking the law. Top of the suffering list is non-repayment of deposits. Interestingly landlords number...

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NLA confirm local authorities are perverting the course of justice

I read with interest that the The National Landlords Association (NLA)  are also now claiming something that many landlords have known for a while, that local authorities are knowing perverting the course of justice. The NLA have carried out some research and found out that...