Between a rock and a hard place?

The Property Ombudsman (TPO) has just renewed its warning to agents about discrimination. The move came after two tenants, supported by Shelter, received out-of-court settlements against agents who operated a ‘no DSS’ policy. The statistics on discrimination are worrying. This is 2020, yet 17% of all complaints to TPO last year were about discrimination. The […]

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Stay connected with LegalforLandlords

The LegalforLandlords team may be working from home, but we’re still working at full strength to provide the five star service you’re used to. Times are strange, but as a landlord or agent, your job doesn’t stop. That’s why we’ve made sure you have 24/7 access to all of our referencing, insurance and legal services, […]

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Make working from home work for you

When it comes to working from home, some of us thrive and some of us struggle. Perhaps you think there’s nothing better than being curled up on the couch with your laptop and having the biscuit jar at arm’s reach. Or maybe you’re the other extreme; you find the lack of face-to-face connection crippling and […]

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March 2020 Newsletters

Please find below our Agent, Landlord and Tenant March Newsletters containing all that is new in the property world. March 2020 – Newsletter – Agents March 2020 – Newsletter – Landlords March 2020 – Newsletter – Tenants  

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Important legal notices update

The Coronavirus Act 2020 (“the Act”) received Royal Assent and came into force on Thursday 26 March 2020. Section 81 and Schedule 29 are the operative parts which concern the law relating to Landlord and Tenants. The provisions apply from 26 March until 30 September 2020 (“the Relevant Period”). The relevant period may be extended […]

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COVID-19: Important update for customers

With the recent outbreak of COVID-19 affecting us all, the LforL team wanted to reach out and let you know how we’re approaching the situation. At LegalforLandlords we remain open for business as usual, but rest assured we have intensified measures to ensure that our fantastic team have all the support and remote working solutions […]

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A tenant’s guide to referencing

Let’s assume you’ve found a property you’d like to rent and that you’re confident you can easily cover the bills and the monthly rent. You’re just itching to get the keys and move in, but first, you’ve got to pass a tenant referencing check. It’s worth understanding a bit more about tenant referencing because that […]

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Rishi Sunak’s first budget: what you need to know

Just a few weeks into the job and Chancellor Rishi Sunak has had to deliver a budget at a time of a global health crisis. The possible implications of coronavirus caused stock markets to tumble at the start of the week and this morning, the Bank of England announced an emergency interest rate cut to […]

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Everybody needs good neighbours

In this age, there’s a lot of isolation and loneliness. People are often fearful of making connections and sometimes that spills over into a lack of care or compassion for others who live nearby. That’s a shame because good neighbours really do make a difference. And it’s something that’s particularly apt right now as we […]

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February 2020 Newsletters

Please find below our Agent, Landlord and Tenant February Newsletters containing all that is new in the property world. February 2020 – Newsletter – Agents February 2020 – Newsletter – Landlords February 2020 – Newsletter – Tenants  

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