Looking for the right location? Head to Manchester

  The buy-to-let business has definitely got harder. But – and this may appear controversial – before recent Government changes, it was perhaps a little too easy. With few barriers and high returns, the sector was attractive to some people who didn’t have the skills, the attitude or the responsible approach that being a landlord […]

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Nab £1000 extra income on every 10 lettings

There is a risk-free way to earn extra income. It’s very simple. You refer people to LegalforLandlords for insurance. If they purchase cover – and we do all the work – you earn the commission. We’re not talking peanuts. Commission on ten lettings a month could be up to £1000. Get cracking before the fees ban comes […]

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Enter the LegalforLandlords World Cup Competition!

Judging tenants is a specialist skill. It’s part art and part science, and we take pride in getting it spot on. But judging football results is something else entirely. The World Cup always has a few surprises, so surprise us with your insight. Email marketing@legalforlandlords.co.uk to enter. Good luck!

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After the deluge: a calmer approach to GDPR

Over the last couple of weeks, email traffic has gone through the roof. Organisations you’ve never heard of have been desperately fighting for your attention. You’ve probably lost track of the numbers of new privacy policies you’re expected to read and understand. After the panic of the GDPR deadline, things will, hopefully, now return to […]

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WARRINGTON BUSINESS AWARDS – WE’RE FINALISTS

The Warrington Business Awards has formally announced the 2018 finalists and we are delighted to be finalists for the Employer of the Year and our MD, Sim Sekhon, is also a finalist for Business Man of the Year. This is a great achievement for us and whilst we’re celebrating our status as finalists, we won’t let […]

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Sim Sekhon – “Why wait for Client Money Protection to be made mandatory?”

If it seems like it has been years since the issue of mandatory client money protection was first raised, that’s because it is. On numerous occasions, we’ve been told about possible dates for implementation of regulations, but it hasn’t happened. Now, following a campaign by ARLA Propertymark, the finishing line is in sight, and all […]

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Ready, Steady, Change!

To be change-averse in current times is seen as a hindrance to progress. We are constantly encouraged to embrace the new, to adapt and to engage with emerging technologies, to choose faster ways of doing business and communicating. It’s an attitude that appears in every part of our lives – from the latest thinking on […]

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Right to Rent and the Windrush Generation

It’s tempting, but not particularly helpful, to suggest that sooner or later a big problem with Right to Rent checks was bound to arise. If we wanted a better example of why the scheme is flawed than the recent Windrush debacle, we would be hard-pressed to find one. That might sound flippant in the face […]

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The message from ARLA 2018:

Get on with it The key message from last week’s ARLA Propertymark Conference was that the ban on charging fees to tenants is inevitable and that the industry should accept that and get on with preparing for the change. Our message is slightly different. Yes, accept and prepare but don’t struggle to do that on […]

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Sim Sekhon: Building trust in a sceptical world

Facebook has dropped an almighty clanger and Mark Zuckerberg has appeared before Congress explaining and apologising for data breaches. The fallout from the Cambridge Analytica scandal has seen people leaving the social media platform in droves, and as individuals, we’re all busy trying to fathom which permissions we’ve given which apps, who knows what about […]

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