Paragon Advance Espa�a sees defaulting tenants and evictions triple for expat landlords in Spain

 Paragon Advance España sees defaulting tenants and evictions triple for expat landlords in Spain  Paragon Advance España , part of the Paragon Advance group of companies offering tenant referencing and rent warranty in Spain, have noticed a substantial increase in English landlords in Spain experiencing problems with bad tenants and the eviction process as [...]

Private landlords ‘must undertake strict referencing’

Landlords risk being unable to claim on their home insurance if they do not disclose their tenants' past convictions, an insurance expert has said.Michael Portman, managing director at Let Insurance Services, commented: "Most rent and legal insurance policies will restrict cover for any claims where there is a problem or omission that the landlord or [...]

Tenant Issues�����?

 Tenant Issues……………? I’m loosing count of the amount of calls we receive on a daily basis, where on average landlords only act when they are three months plus in rental arrears…! Yes managing properties with private or DSS tenants can often be a time consuming and complicated task that needs ongoing management, especially in today’s [...]

The fixed fee legal service for removing your problem tenants

 The fixed fee legal service for removing your problem tenants   Legal 4 Landlords are an appointed representative of O'Neil Patient solicitors a forward thinking firm of solicitors who specialise in problem tenants and have an outstanding reputation for evicting tenants within efficient timescales and a minimum cost.  We operate a fixed fee [...]

Call for tighter training to improve standards of inventory management sector

 CALL FOR TIGHTER TRAINING TO IMPROVE STANDARDS OF INVENTORY MANAGEMENT SECTOR  No Letting Go joins forces with industry bodies to urge tighter training for inventory clerks … Under the revised terms of the Housing Act 2004, all deposits taken by landlords for Assured Shorthold Tenancies must be protected by a tenancy deposit protection [...]

Commercial landlord insurance

COMMERCIAL LANDLORD INSURANCE  For most people the name Hamilton Fraser is associated with buy-to-let insurance for residential properties.  But what they don’t know is that this is only one part of Hamilton Fraser’s range of insurance services. Hamilton Fraser also arrange cover for all types of commercially occupied and unoccupied properties including retail units, [...]

Landlords advised about paperwork

Private landlords who decide against using a letting agent should be prepared to do a lot of work, a solicitor has warned.Writing for Mondaq, landlord law specialist Tessa Shepperson said there were a number of reasons why owners of rental property may choose to deal with tenants directly.Avoiding the fees charged by letting agents was [...]

Fire threat ‘eight times greater in shared accommodation’

Private landlords in Staffordshire may soon be forced to take steps to ensure their properties are up to scratch when it comes to fire regulations.Cannock Chase council has announced the launch of an initiative to inspect all houses in multiple occupation in the area to improve fire safety.The authority claims that the risk of death [...]

Landlords ‘must adopt creative thinking’

Creative thinking can help private landlords to get ahead in the lettings industry, it has been claimed.Chris Jenkins, manager of property solutions firm Clarity Commercial, said that those who use their initiative could benefit most from the current strength of the rental market.While good properties can bring favourable returns, he insisted that there are "certain [...]

Landlords ‘must adopt a bespoke approach’

Landlords should adopt a unique approach to letting out their property if they are to succeed in the rented market, an expert has claimed.Chris Jenkins, manager of Clarity Commercial, insisted that demand for rental accommodation remains "reasonably high"at this moment in time.This could be attributed to the uncertainty in the UK property market and [...]