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David Salusbury, the former Chairman of the National Landlords Association (NLA), the UK Association of Letting Agents (UKALA), and of mydeposits, died on Saturday 21st April 2018, following a short illness. He was aged 74. After a successful 30 year career with the Royal Air Force, David joined the then Small Landlords Association (SLA) in 2001, later becoming Executive Chairman in 2003. As Chairman he was charged with turning the association into a national representative bod
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I have a lovely video I received from my letting agent today which would go well towards the argument that tenants should be held accountable for criminal damage to properties. The house was taken back after being abandoned and the tenant must have left their dog unattended as its covered in dog feces. Whilst in one corner we have the government and its continued landlord bashing, (tenants have many votes and landlords few) and in the other corner Jeremy Corbyn - the less said the
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Post Section 24 mortgage interest relief restrictions for individual landlords and the increasing demand for Buy to Let in company names there is now a record 235 fixed rate BTL deals available for limited companies. MoneyFacts.co.uk figures below show the number of Ltd co. BTL fixed rates available in the market has gone up by 193% since 2016. Apr 13 Apr 16 Apr 17 Apr 18 Number of fixed limited company mortgages 17 80 212 235 Charlotte Nelson, financia
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A staggering 73% of Universal Credit (UC) tenants that rent from Housing Associations are in arrears compared to only 29% not on UC. No wonder 62% of private landlords are unwilling to let to UC claimants. These figures have been collated by Sky News using figures from the National Housing Federation for their Line 18 investigation into welfare. 43 Housing associations were surveyed and one said that 90% of UC tenants were in arrears. The RLA and Pearl survey showed that in
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I am told that ALL organisations, including private landlords (and their contractors), will have to be GDPR compliant by 25th May 2018. I have attending training on this and I’m getting contradictory advice from different GDPR professionals. About 4 weeks ago I was told that there is no need to register with the ICO...
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Hi there, I want the tenant’s mother to provide a guarantee and indemnity (not just a guarantee). Does any kind member have a sample document I could use? Many thanks Seaworthy Editors Note: An indemnity creates a primary obligation ie the indemnitor is directly liable for any loss....
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My wife and I previously owned 4 buy to let properties. Unfortunately, we were two of the many victims of the financial crises. We have since sold three of the properties and are currently carrying over a loss year on year....
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Landlords with between 6 and 20 properties in their portfolio have increased from 35% to 39% of those surveyed according to Paragon’s latest PRS Trends research, based on interviews with 203 experienced landlords in Q1 2018. This follows a drop in the proportion of landlords in the 3 to 5 property bracket at the end of 2017...

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