IMPORTANT change to arrears process.

Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details. From today, Tuesday 4th May, Section 8 notices must include details of debt respite scheme for tenants. The new scheme has a huge impact on the current processes followed by agents and landlords when taking action against rent arrears. If you’re dealing with rent debt, be […]

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How to stand out in the lettings industry, with Lucy Alexander

In a crowded and volatile industry, as a letting agent it can be hard to make your mark. It’s a challenge to differentiate your service from the competition, to show your clients that you are not the same, that you care and that you’ll do more for them. Lucy Alexander introduces Dale from LforL, as […]

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Shocking Rent Protection statistics | Lucy Alexander & Sim Sekhon

Join Lucy Alexander and Managing Director of LegalforLandlords, Sim Sekhon, as they discuss the importance of Rent Protection. We’ve all seen the devastation caused when rental income isn’t on track or dries up altogether over this past year. In this video, we explain why rent and legal protection insurance is essential, not just an optional […]

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Breathing Space: A quick intro to the Debt Respite Scheme

Effective in England and Wales from 4 May 2021, this new scheme aims to help those with problem debt. It doesn’t cancel the debt and it isn’t a payment holiday, but it puts on hold any enforcement action and gives debtors ‘breathing space’ to find solutions. Let’s take a quick look at how this affects […]

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Your legal questions answered, with Lucy Alexander

You’re a landlord, not a legal expert. You can’t be expected to know how to deal with everything, but if things do go wrong, it’s good to know that there’s an easy way to get things sorted. Our legal team has simple, trusted procedures and strategies that will solve most problems, quickly, for a one-off, affordable […]

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You manage a lot, but you’re missing the big one.

You manage viewings, references, agreements, inventories, check-ins, repairs and check-outs. You’re missing the big one. Did you know you can include Rent Protection Insurance as part of your managed service fee to landlords? Usual fees of say, 10%, could be increased to 12.5% if you add Rent Protection Insurance into the mix. You’ll create a […]

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Whoa! Don’t write off those rent arrears!

Before you give up trying to recover rent arrears, give us the chance to get it back for you. We’re rather good at chasing rent arrears, at recovering long-term debts and tracing tenants who’ve done a moonlight flit. It’s your money. Your income. Your business. Fight for it and get us on the case. Our […]

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New Electrical Safety Regulations for Landlords

Amidst the excitement about lockdown easing on March 29th, another important date might have escaped your notice. From 1st April 2021, new electrical safety regulations apply to existing tenancies. From last summer, the regulations have applied to new tenancies but now have a wider reach. In brief, the regulations mean that landlords must have the […]

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March 2021 Newsletters

Please find our March Newsletters below containing all that is new in the property world for agents, landlords and tenants. March 2021 – Newsletter – Agents March 2021 – Newsletter – Landlords March 2021 – Newsletter – Tenants  

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Are you part of the Rent Protection statistic?

At LegalforLandlords we don’t just consider rent protection insurance as an optional extra. We consider it an essential. Why? Because we’ve seen the devastation caused when rental income isn’t on track or dries up altogether. We’ve helped people through the legal process of regaining control of their property, but without insurance, once that income’s gone, […]

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