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CMP Certified Letting Agent

As one of many changes sweeping the private rented sector, as of 1st April 2019 all letting agents in England must be a certified with Client Money Protect. In a bid to plug the loopholes that have plagued the sector, landlords can now rest assured that their money is safe in their letting agent’s hands […]

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How to change your letting agent. Landlord advice

If you are a landlord and have wondered how to change your letting agent – you may be surprised at how easy it actually is. There are a number of reasons a landlord becomes dis-satisfied with his or her property management. Regularly late rental payments; Not being kept in the loop; Not conducting regular property […]

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Study finds 62% of Landlords find renting an ideal situation

Landlord News by: Madalena Penny In a recent survey carried out by Hilary’s, research suggests that it’s not all doom and gloom for landlords in the private rented sector. In a study conducted with 2302 landlords, 62 per cent were happy with letting their property and found it ideal as the rental income covered the […]

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Landlords take the hit again under new tenant fee ban

With current tax hikes placed on landlord income, and the tenant fee ban coming into force next year, many landlords will now be wondering if having a letting agent is a false economy. Landlord News: by Madalena Penny Of course there are many pros and cons to using a property management company to look after […]

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Finding a good home on Housing Benefit

Finding a decent home is more difficult when you receive housing benefit Landlord News by: Madalena Penny With rental caps being placed on housing benefit, more landlords than ever are reluctant to offer tenants in receipt of LHA (Local Housing Allowance) a home. Strangely enough, in this day and age, it’s not any stigma attached […]

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Will new landlord legislation worsen the housing crisis?

Studies suggest Housing Crisis may get worse Landlord news by Madalena Penny In the wake of Government changes being applied to the private rented sector, many landlords are probably wondering how these changes will affect them.  It appears all well and good that the Government want to balance out the sector, but has anyone thought […]

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