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Now see the other side of the coin – tenant wrecks house…

  Now see the other side of the coin – tenant wrecks house…

Tenants from Hell:

There’s been a lot of talk in the media recently about rogue landlords and how they house their tenants in appalling conditions, and landlords “raking in the money” for doing next to nothing. What we rarely hear about these days is the other side of the coin: the tenants that cause landlords…

 
 

Tenants will suffer as supply of rental homes dwindles…

  Tenants will suffer as supply of rental homes dwindles…

Private rented sector (PRS) tenants as facing a shortage of suitable rental property, just at a time when demand for renting is increasing.

According to a recent survey of almost 3,000 landlords carried out by the Residential Landlords’ Association (RLA), 22 per cent of landlords are planning to sell at least one of their properties…

 
 

Bristol Slum Landlords Exploiting Migrants…

  Bristol Slum Landlords Exploiting Migrants…

Rouge Landlords:

Slum landlords who have been exploiting migrants in shocking housing conditions are to be targeted by a new Bristol Council inspection team says the Bristol Post. The scheme to crack down on these landlords is being funded by central government.

The team aims to inspect thousands of privately-rented homes across the Bristol city.…

 
 

Devon landlord receives prison sentence for unsafe DIY gas work

  Devon landlord receives prison sentence for unsafe DIY gas work

Gas Safe:

Allan King an Ilfracombe landlord was given a suspended jail term plus a £14,000 fine for endangering the lives of his tenants with DIY gas work in his rental property.

Exeter Crown Court on 4th August heard that in September 2016 King replaced a boiler himself at his rented property on Arcade Road,…

 
 

Property fraudsters stealing homes

  Property fraudsters stealing homes

Home owners and buy-to-let landlords are being warned of a potential rise in property fraudsters activity. This is more prevalent during the summer house marketing season.

This alert comes from Midlands property lawyer Javed Ahmed who says that owners could find themselves conned out of hundreds of thousands of pounds by people who “clone” their…

 
 

Twelve Must-Do things when Letting a Property

  Twelve Must-Do things when Letting a Property

New Landlords:

Are you new to lettings, do you want to rent-out your own home for a time, or have you bought a buy-to-let and you’ve never let one before?

If you are really nervous about doing this for the first time you should think about using a good professional letting agent, one that’s qualified,…

 
 

Half of landlords in Newham failing to declare rental income?

  Half of landlords in Newham failing to declare rental income?

Tax Returns:

As tax return time approaches, Newham mayor Sir Robin Wales is claiming that almost half of Newham landlords are failing to declare their rental income to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

As reported by the Newham Recorder, the warning is highlighted in a letter from Newham mayor Sir Robin Wales to Chancellor Philip…

 
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