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Even More Flaws In Liverpool Landlord Licensing Exposed

Even More Flaws In Liverpool Landlord Licensing Exposed

26/05/2016

This article was released exclusively on Property118.com at 8pm on Thursday 26th May 2016, the same time as my presentation to landlords attending my Liverpool Landlords Emergency Meeting. Please feel free to share it on social media networks. Press and media may contact me email in the first instance larrysweeney@swissmail.org Thank you to Mark Alexander and Neil Patterson… Read more


Benefit tenants set to lose by Government attack on Landlords

Benefit tenants set to lose by Government attack on Landlords

26/05/2016

Housing benefit tenants are set to lose out on private rented homes as landlords look to tenants less prone to missing rental payments, in order to minimise the impact of last year’s Budget. According to the latest research of 1097 respondents from the National Landlords Association (NLA), 60% of landlords report that the Chancellor’s decision… Read more


Tenant Profiling using social media

Tenant Profiling using social media

26/05/2016

New software used by Tenant Assured is said to be able to profile prospective tenants, by using the social media platform of their choice, to assist landlords and agents select applicants. It is also supposed to be able to help ‘check up’ on tenants during the term of the tenancy. Obviously only with an individuals… Read more


Management agency quit without notice

Management agency quit without notice

26/05/2016

My Father died suddenly, leaving me to manage a small portfolio that provided income for my Mother. I live many miles away and was lucky to find a good agency (After first experiencing a bad one.) Recently the owner sold out to another company. There was no notice, but they assured me the transfer would… Read more


Landlords benefit from profitable returns as rents rise

Landlords benefit from profitable returns as rents rise

26/05/2016

UK rents are currently rising at the fastest pace since last autumn, according to the latest Index. Rents have risen by 0.3% month on month in April to reach an average of £793 per calendar month across England and Wales. Rents are now at the highest they have ever been in the East Midlands, West… Read more


Is Landlord Licensing Compliant In Your Area?

Is Landlord Licensing Compliant In Your Area?

25/05/2016

You may well have seen the latest articles posted by Larry Sweeney which highlight the flaws in the Liverpool Landlord Licensing scheme. If not you can READ THEM HERE. If there is a sufficient level of interest Larry is prepared to meet groups of landlords throughout the UK to expose the flaws in Landlord Licensing schemes introduced… Read more


Tax statement from letting agents?

Tax statement from letting agents?

25/05/2016

My new letting agents normally sends me a monthly rental statement, but on my May 2016 statement there’s a deduction of £75.00 plus vat. I did received an A4 sheet of paper from the letting agent with the last six months rental and deduction as a tax statement, but thought nothing of it! I questioned… Read more


Liverpool Landlord Licensing Falls Foul Of Deregulation Act

Liverpool Landlord Licensing Falls Foul Of Deregulation Act

24/05/2016

Not only does the application form for Liverpool Landlord Licensing fall foul of the Data Protection Act, the scheme rules also fall foul of the De-Regulation Act. I refer to condition 4 of their Landlord License . The Council insist that Landlords issue a section 21 where anti-social behaviour is taking place. Their specified timeline… Read more


Landlord guide to Tenancy Deposit Schemes

Landlord guide to Tenancy Deposit Schemes

24/05/2016

Tenancy Deposit Protection (TDP) schemes are companies approved by the government. They have the authority to govern tenancy deposits and oversee the process of deposit returns, deductions and disputes. Many landlords believe it is okay to let a property to a tenant and not take a deposit. Though in some circumstances it’s okay, it’s not… Read more


What does the Deregulation act 2015 mean for Landlords?

What does the Deregulation act 2015 mean for Landlords?

24/05/2016

The Deregulation Act 2015 was passed on 26 March 2015 in a bid to reduce some of the burdens of previous legislation which no longer had practical use. The act as a whole covers measures relating to: general and specific areas of business, companies and insolvency the use of land, housing, transport, communications, education and… Read more


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