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Our Own Property118 member Mick Roberts appears on BBC Radio Nottingham's Mark Dennison Show. Mick tells it how it is in his own inimitable style and how Selective Licensing is going to directly affect his Benefits Tenants. Click Here for BBC Iplayer Mark Dennison starts talking about Licensing @ 1hr 12min and 30 seconds. He then refers to Mick at 1hr 18mins 0 secs. Mick said: "I start talking at 1hr 22mins, and finish at 1hr 32. I didn't realise I talked for 10 mins ha ha.
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Granite House is a Grade II listed building on Stanley Street in central Liverpool. Built in the traditional construction style of the early 20th Century, it will be re-purposed to a boutique student accommodation development. Many of the buildings on Stanley Street are old warehouses (a nod to Liverpool’s industrial past) that have been converted into offices or places of residence, and Granite House is no different. The area is lively, with plenty of bars and restaurants close
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I have had a tenant move out of a property recently and because it was 2 weeks into the month I was told that I would not get the rental payment. The Universal Credit team told me that if it had been 3.5 weeks into to the month I probably would of got the rent. Surly this cannot be correct? Has any one else had this problem and can let me know. Many th
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I would really appreciate an opinion on this from those who might have been sued for more than three times deposit and any legal experts who post on here. I am concerned about the many “ambulance chasing” legal firms around who are promising to get tenants awards of up to nine times deposit. While some of the claims would appear exaggerated, these solicitors would not guarantee no win no fee if there was a high chance of losing. This is on the basis of a deposit not being p
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Lettingsupermarket.com are assisting in the representation of a large Investment Group based in the U.S. who specialise in the acquisition of Student Accommodation. They currently have over £300m invested in Student Accommodation developments in the U.S., with over 3,000 units across Maryland...
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This week landlords watched with trepidation as the BBC presented a so-called Panorama investigation into the use of Section 21 notices in the private rented sector. The inauspicious title: ‘Evicted for no reason,’ warned us that we should expect the usual bias and inaccuracy as Section 21 notices are not served for no reason....
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Here at the Sheriffs Office we have been pleasantly surprised at the speedy turnaround of writs of possession over the past few months. This can be a huge advantage to landlords for whom receiving rental income is important, and to whom rogue tenants have caused undue stress and financial hardship....
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Private landlords in England need to be prepared for increasing regulation following the publication of a Government consultation. Tim Miles, a Partner with national firm Clarke Willmott LLP, says the consultation on electrical safety will have a significant impact on private landlords and the buy to let sector in England....

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