Notice periods returning to pre-COVID lengths

The UK Government has confirmed that notice periods will return to pre-COVID lengths in England from 1 October 2021. Following the introduction of the Coronavirus Act 2020, the UK Government increased all notices to six months for most grounds. From 1 October 2021, notice periods will resume to pre-COVID timescales. Read more here.

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Good News in a Government Announcement

Letting agents and landlords don’t often find things to make them smile in Government announcements, but the latest update on the Right to Rent process will be very welcome. Since COVID-19 arrived, face-to-face Right to Rent checks have not been a requirement. We’ve got by with technology, video calls and scanned documents. Unsurprisingly, the world […]

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Who does what? A quick guide to landlords’ and tenants’ responsibilities.

Both landlords and tenants have responsibilities and being clear about them is important. Keep to your obligations and you won’t go far wrong. There are a couple of areas where there is the possibility of confusion, and legislation is always changing. This quick guide should help to clarify the current situation. Tenants’ responsibilities A lot […]

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Are you referencing the SMART way?

This is SMART referencing It’s fast. Complete the application before 4 pm for a same-day answer. It’s accurate. Open Banking technology offers real-time data, true and verified. It’s great value. Time is money – it saves both. Choose SMART referencing it speeds the lettings process it reduces voids it understands multiple income streams it gives […]

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Pre-court action letters that work.

If you’ve got trouble, you can’t afford to ignore it. You’ve got to get serious to get it sorted. Damage, unpaid rent, mounting arrears, unhappy neighbours, whatever the issue, a pre-court action letter shows you mean business. Our letters work in 83% of cases. Yes. You read that right. 83% of issues are resolved by […]

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LegalforLandlords acquires PropTech platform Propoly

Forward-thinking services provider LegalforLandlords has made a significant move into PropTech with its recent acquisition of the Propoly platform. Propoly, was founded by Ray Kyrson and Edward Gazelle and previously went through the Pi-Labs scale up programme and has investment from leading high street agents. The company plans to enhance the existing Propoly offering, making […]

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July 2021 Newsletters

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

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Expert help and legal services from LforL

Your landlord doesn’t want to know that it’s a complicated legal nightmare. They want you to fix it. Don’t worry, we’ll help you behind the scenes. You’re a letting agent, 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 […]

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The facts about tenants’ insurance.

Do you think tenants’ insurance is too confusing and too expensive? Do you think it’s your landlord’s responsibility? We’re here to give you the facts. Most tenants don’t realise the risks they’re facing by choosing not to invest in contents and liability insurance. Here’s just a few consequences you could be subject to if you’re […]

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Guess who’s back? Great value student tenant referencing.

COVID-19 has had a huge impact on student life, but the urge young people feel to move on with life, to study and make new friends hasn’t gone away. And now that the pandemic is having less of an impact, student populations are set to grow again. That’s why we’ve brought back our Student tenant […]

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