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Lots of people who are looking to rent a property want to stay for the long term, especially when they have children in local schools. However, most landlords only offer 6 or 12 month tenancy agreements and there are good reasons for that. Mortgage conditions are cited as one of the main reasons for short tenancies, another is that landlords feel the court systems make it difficult to evict bad tenants who still have time left to run on their initial tenancy term. There is a solut
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Landlords who need to evict tenants will need to serve notice correctly and then obtain a possession order from the court before they can proceed. In this article we look at the pros and cons of choosing the accelerated possession procedure, which can be a faster option. However, it may not be used in all circumstances. When you can use the accelerated possession procedure To use the accelerated possession procedure, the following must apply: The tenant is on an assured sho
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News Update: MPs have today voted unanimously to pass the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation and Liability for Housing Standards) Bill 2017-19  this morning in the House of Commons and it now moves to the Committee stage, where detailed examination of the Bill takes place. Please Click Here to see full details of the Bill drawn up so far. This first battle is a win for Labour MP, Karen Buck, who brought the Private Members’ Bill forward and includes giving tenants the r
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A contact of mine, who has been in the process of securing grant funding for property improvement works, has just secured a large funding “pot” to provide a number of possible works which will not cost you or your tenant a penny! This is all part of the governments ECO scheme, which is designed to help those in fuel poverty through energy saving measures, but also with the need to get those EPC ratings up in the coming months, the work can be tailored to fit what the property
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Having a good accountant to check your books, make sure you claimed for everything you should and nothing you shouldn’t is very important. At this time of year, we are all dealing with just that, our year end tax returns and paying our tax by 31st January....
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The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) has thrown its support behind the Private Members Bill brought to Parliament by Labour MP Karen Buck. The Bill includes giving tenants the right to take legal action over the habitation standards of private rental property....
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Too Often now that term ‘Criminal landlord’ is bandied about by ignorant politicians and Councils for political gain . It is a vendetta directed against the PRS. It is high time that the public were appraised of the reality of the rental market...
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We have tenants (a couple & their two children) in our B2L. They look after it and pay the rent on time and I’d like them to stay. We had a big void before they moved in and we accepted a significant discount on the market rent....

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