December 2019 Newsletters

Please find below our Agent, Landlord and Tenant December Newsletters containing all that is new in the property world. December 2019 – Newsletter – Agents December 2019 – Newsletter – Landlords December 2019 – Newsletter – Tenants  

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Let’s talk about budgeting

Are you still reading? Good. Budgeting isn’t the most inspiring topic but get it wrong and you’re in a whole world of trouble. Let’s imagine you’re about to take on your first tenancy. You’ve viewed a property. You like it. It ticks every box, but the rent could be a bit of a stretch. This […]

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Okay, who’s forgotten about GDPR?

Do you remember the nerves and panic as the deadline for GDPR implementation crept closer? While some businesses were sorted, others were busy trying to get their heads around what the changes meant for their organisation in practical terms. What did they have to do? Which data could they store and use, and what did […]

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North West landlords most likely to see disputes end up in court

We recently revealed the UK’s possession order hotspots, with landlords in Manchester, St Helens, Liverpool and Birkenhead most likely to see disputes ending up in court. The London boroughs of Croydon and Central London, followed by Stratford, Bromley, Clerkenwell and Shoreditch make up the top 10. Landlords in Wakefield, Wigan, York and Stoke-on-Trent saw very […]

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Merry Christmas – Here is a gift from LegalforLandlords

  Think you’re stuck with problem tenants? Wakey, wakey! We’re not shouting at you. We know you’re doing what you can, but we’d like to offer a wake-up call to any tenants who are messing you about. We offer a FREE pre-court-action letter, sent directly to your problem tenants, outlining the situation and putting in […]

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Sim Sekhon: Boris is back in control, but what does that mean for our sector?

It’s no surprise that the Conservatives are firmly behind home-ownership, but they’ve also promised a “Better Deal for Renters” which means the end of Section 21 as we know it and the introduction of a lifetime deposit which moves with the tenant. Despite sounding the death knell for Section 21, the Tories claim that under […]

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Sim Sekhon asks: Where’s the long-term strategy?

Studying the major parties’ manifestos ahead of the election could cause landlords a considerable amount of stress. The Conservatives renew their opposition to the no-fault eviction and declare a drive to promote home-ownership. The Labour meanwhile champions the idea of annual property inspections and £100,000 fines for landlords who commit a single offence. We all […]

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The tricky issues of damp and mould

It’s not meant to be damp when we’re indoors, but sadly some properties are damp, and when damp conditions persist, mould can grow. Although the exact risks from mould are hard to quantify, health experts generally agree that mould spores aren’t good for us. Which brings us to the question of what to do about […]

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Winners! Best Landlord Legal Services Provider

We are delighted to announce that LegalforLandlords were awarded the Best Landlord Legal Services Provider at the LIS Awards last night after being shortlisted for this and best Landlord Insurance Provider. In short, we make legal problems less of a problem and more something to learn from. We supply landlords with affordable, high-quality services. These include […]

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