Evictions: A quick update on the latest changes

The coronavirus pandemic continues to exert its effect on the lettings industry. Problems are being experienced by all stakeholders in the sector, but for landlords, some of the most challenging issues relate to evictions. The Lord Chancellor has requested that bailiffs don’t carry out evictions. As of 17th November, this has become a statutory requirement […]

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LegalforLandlords boss slams lockdown eviction rules and calls for a better solution to protect landlords

Sim Sekhon, managing director of LegalforLandlords, has criticised the decision not to enforce court possession orders, leaving hundreds of landlords powerless in tackling rogue tenants. The company supports hundreds of landlords across the UK and says many have been unable to deal with problem tenants since February – rent arrears continue to mount nine months on and […]

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The truth about cheap referencing

If something sounds too good to be true. It probably is. A cheap reference is cheap because less work has gone into it. The digging and delving that reveals the subsurface risk factors hasn’t been completed. Scrimping to save a few pounds could cost your landlord thousands. Your saving could cost you a landlord with a […]

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October 2020 Newsletters

Please find our October Newsletters below containing all that is new in the property world for agents, landlords and tenants. October 2020 – Newsletter – Agents October 2020 – Newsletter – Landlords October 2020 – Newsletter – Tenants  

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Rent properties without the cost of a deposit

What is Reposit? Reposit is an alternative to the traditional tenancy deposit. With a traditional deposit, the tenant normally pays five weeks’ rent, which the landlord or letting agent is legally obliged to register with a deposit scheme. Reposit provides tenants with a more affordable option than the traditional deposit scheme – and at no […]

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LegalforLandlords launches new RentalPassport™ to help Agents ditch pointless viewings

Tenant referencing, insurance and legal services firm, LegalforLandlords, has launched an innovative new tool to help agents ditch time-wasters and reduce the viewing-to-offer ratio. The new RentalPassport™, backed by Homes under the Hammer’s, Lucy Alexander, gives agents a quick and easy appraisal of prospective tenants at the touch of a button, eliminating pointless viewings from […]

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Thank you for visiting LforL at EA Masters 2020

On Thursday 8th October we exhibited at our very first virtual event, the EA Masters 2020 – and what a brilliant experience it was. We talked to so many interesting people from the industry and watched a number of really insightful webinars; lots of hours of learning and many takeaways to share and implement. We […]

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Avoiding Possession Claims by following Pre‐Action Protocol

New protection rules and updates to legislation have been brought in to protect tenants and landlords, and the courts will consider the impact Coronavirus may have had in proceedings. Download our free PDF below, which summarises best practice that should be considered before starting the evictions process. An important part of this process is that […]

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September 2020 Newsletters

Please find our September Newsletters below containing all that is new in the property world for agents, landlords and tenants. September 2020 – Newsletter – Agents September 2020 – Newsletter – Landlords September 2020 – Newsletter – Tenants  

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Changes to Rent & Legal Protection from 1st October 2020

Please be advised that policy terms will change from 1st October 2020*. This is due to current legislation changes and the insurance underwriters amendments. Whilst we understand this is not ideal, we still have a great product to offer – one that remains very competitive, particularly in the current climate. The new policy details are as follows: […]

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