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15 April 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Property Disputes

Association rapped over advice to landlords

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The Residential Landlords’ Association (RLA) has been criticised for encouraging harassment after it published advice for its members to visit their prospective tenants without warning before entering a tenancy agreement with them.

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2 March 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Property Disputes

Warning about the use of photos in tenancy disputes

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UK letting agents and landlords are being warned that inventory lists compiled using some technologies cannot guarantee state-of-repair proof or protection from tenant disputes.

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30 January 2015 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Property Disputes

Rent arrears remains a problem for landlords

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Late payment is the number one headache for landlords, new research has shown

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19 December 2014 0 Comments Posted in Real Estate

End of the road for revenge eviction bill

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A bill which sought to protect tenants from rogue landlords and so-called ‘revenge evictions’ has failed to pass in the House of Commons. 

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11 November 2014 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Real Estate

New bill will clamp down on rogue landlords

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Next month MPs will be given the opportunity to debate and approve a new set of legal powers that would prevent landlords from kicking out tenants who complain about the quality of their properties.

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New ‘right to rent’ checks come closer

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A new requirement for residential landlords to check tenants’ “right to rent” has come a step closer.

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29 August 2014 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Property Disputes

Allotment holders win rents victory

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Allotment holders in Leeds have won a legal battle against proposals to almost double the rent on their plots.

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25 April 2014 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Real Estate

Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR)

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The Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 has now taken effect (from April 2014), replacing the distress for rent with CRAR – Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery.

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