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Reduction in vacant possession rates reported

by Daniel Jones The number of landlords seeking vacant possession of their properties over the last year has reduced significantly. New figures from the National Landlords Association (NLA) show that there was a 43 per cent fall in the amount of… Find out more

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Landlords facing increasing threat of rent arrears

by Daniel Jones Landlords around the UK should be aware that there is a growing risk of tenants not being able to pay their rent each month. According to new figures from Citizens Advice, the number of social housing rent arrears reported to… Find out more

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Rent arrears ‘have risen by 150% since 2007’

by Sarah Ashcroft The number of people in the UK who are in rent arrears with their landlord has rocketed in the last few years. New figures from National Debtline show that there has been a 150 per cent rise in this type… Find out more

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What the new anti-squatting legislation means for landlords

Q: My tenant’s 6-month tenancy ends in 2 weeks and they owe 6 weeks rent. They have also damaged the property. I want them to be evicted as soon as possible, but how do I get my money back? A: As there… Find out more

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My tenant owes 6 weeks’ rent? How do I collect the debt?

Q: My tenant’s 6-month tenancy ends in 2 weeks and they owe 6 weeks rent. They have also damaged the property. I want them to be evicted as soon as possible, but how do I get my money back? A: As there… Find out more

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Dates for landlords to put in their diary

Dates play an important part in a landlord’s life. To help you run your property investment businesses efficiently, here is a list of the key dates that a landlord should keep in their diary. Tax dates Your tax return for… Find out more

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Ending a tenancy agreement in England & Wales

From Lawpack’s Residential Lettings Kit. How can you terminate a tenancy agreement in England and Wales? What legal forms do you need and what is the process you must follow? Stop worrying: here’s your guide to terminating a tenancy agreement… Find out more

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Evicting tenants in rent arrears

When you’re a landlord, always remember that even the best tenants can fall on hard times and run up rent arrears, especially in the current economic climate. And, at some point, you may have to start to evict your tenant.… Find out more

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How to serve eviction notices properly

How to serve eviction notices correctly and ensure proof that the notice has been served on your tenant As a landlord, when you’re asking your tenant to move out it’s very important that your eviction notice is in the correct… Find out more