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Rogue letting agent closes owing clients up to £500,000 Latest Articles, UK Property Forum for Buy to Let Landlords

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Police are looking for Hothomes UK's owners

Police are seeking a letting agent who has disappeared owing landlords and tenants hundreds of thousands in rents and deposits.

Hothomes UK, based in Plymouth, is believed to manage around 2,000 rented homes and losses could mount up to £500,000 or more.

One landlord claims he is owed £4,630 in rents collected but not paid by the business. Others have received cheques that bounced and tenant deposits have been collected but not protected. Continue reading Rogue letting agent closes owing clients up to £500,000


What to do if your letting agent goes bust Latest Articles, Lettings & Management

What to do if your letting agent goes bustLandlords are regularly falling victim to rogue letting agents who suddenly shut up shop and take their money and run.

The two most common scenarios are a letting agent facing business difficulties closing down with money owing to landlords and tenants or some who are plain thieves milking their business bank accounts for as much as they can before they are caught. Continue reading What to do if your letting agent goes bust


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