Government announces more protection for tenants

As the bill to ban charging fees to tenants makes its way through Parliament, it has been discussed, debated and loaded with extra details. The latest amendments to the new legislation add extra layers of complexity and, in their desire to further protect the rights of tenants, have the potential to hit landlords and their […]

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How to get better tenant referencing…

With some suppliers, tenant referencing can’t be trusted. If you can’t trust it, there’s no point having it. If it’s painfully slow, don’t put up with it While you’re waiting to find out if the applicant’s okay, you’re not making progress. You’re in limbo, neither getting the tenancy agreed nor starting the hunt for another […]

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THE NEGOTIATOR AWARDS – WE’RE ON THE SHORTLIST

The Negotiator Awards has formally announced the 2018 shortlist and we are delighted to be shortlisted for Supplier of the Year – Professional Support. This is a great achievement for us and whilst we’re celebrating, we won’t let it go to our heads. There’s always work to be done! The Negotiator Awards are seen as the […]

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Sim Sekhon: Britain’s weather is no laughing matter

Other parts of the world may have predictable climates and seasons, often with extreme conditions but Britain has its weather. Just this morning – and I’m writing this in August – I’ve heard about frosts expected overnight in Scotland. We’ve had a scorching summer, but the bank holiday weekend was a wash-out and now heating […]

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9 reasons to celebrate

LegalforLandlords has just reached the milestone of 9 years in business. Back in 2009, when Smartphone technology was still new and Christiano Ronaldo was still on Manchester United’s books, as private landlords, we couldn’t find the services we needed. So, we created the business that’s now delivering them to more and more property investors right […]

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Complete Plus could save you a fortune. It’s just common sense.

A headline-grabbing bargain isn’t a bargain if, in the long run, it costs us. It’s called false economy and it doesn’t just apply when you’re buying goods. It applies when you’re looking after landlords. Think about tenant referencing. The few quid you might save on a ‘bargain’ reference is going to look worthless if a […]

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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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Today’s customers want a digital experience, but is the industry listening?

The property rental industry should take note of the results of a survey carried out by the property technology business One Dome. Although surveying homeowners as opposed to tenants, lettings agents or landlords, when asked which consumer brands offered the best digital experience, Amazon and Uber came top of the list. Furthermore, something similar to […]

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