ignoring the deposit scheme

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...

too many tenant removals

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...

airbnb subletting

Are landlords moving to Airbnb

We discussed this topic a few months ago on social media following an increase in requests for us to help landlords remove tenants, to allow them to list their properties on Airbnb. It seems that here at Evict My Tenant Limited are not the only...

subletting by tenants

More tenants are subletting without consent

More tenants are subletting without consent We have discussed the topic of subletting before and some of the potential issues. However, it seems from some research around a third of private rented sector tenants in the UK claim to be currently subletting without the landlord’s...

dirty kitchen

Landlords fined but is it enough to deter others

A pair of landlords in Hounslow are fined over £10k for letting 10 people live together in squalid conditions Once again rogue landlords have hit the media with their actions. A pair of Hounslow landlords have been prosecuted for providing poor housing conditions and running...

broken egg

Is your buy to let dream over

What will happen with buy to let properties? We constantly see in the news about the rich poor devide. Has it now reached the buy to let industry. It seems that new rules for being accepted for a buy to let mortgage are going to exculde...

rent smart wales

Rent Smart Wales has not been well received

Rent Smart Wales has not been well received by Welsh Landlords with thousands of landlords still not signed up to the new landlord scheme. The government scheme is scheduled to become live by November 2016 and is aimed at improving the quality of homes. Once...

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Is common sense starting to prevail

I was chatting to one of our clients in Weston-Super-Mare about some up coming tenant evictions. As normal we discussed issues within the lettting industry and how the media and the government like to bash the good old private landlord. It seems a group of landlords...