Tenant fees ban: Almost half of agents are not ready

A survey of 4,500 lettings agents has revealed the shocking statistic that 44% are currently not ready for the tenant fees ban. Let’s hope they have plans to get up-to-speed very quickly because the ban comes into force on 1 June 2019.  With three months to go, there’s no time to lose. We know that […]

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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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Tenant’s Contents Insurance – covered in a few clicks

It’s easy to underestimate the value of the things you own. A purchase here and there, a birthday gift – over the years it soon adds up. It’s not until the worst happens, and you lose it, that you realise the cost of refilling your wardrobe, replacing your furniture or buying new sports gear. If […]

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Eviction court fees increase without notice

Landlords who have to apply to the county court to evict a tenant who won’t leave their property have to pay court fees for the privilege. Those court fees have recently been increased by 25% without notice. And yes, unfortunately the implementation is instant. We’ve reported recently on the quickest way to evict a tenant […]

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5 must-know questions and answers every landlord needs to read

1. Will I still be covered by my insurance policy when a tenant moves out? You will need to check the terms and conditions of your policy. If a tenant moves out and your property goes unlet for a period of time, some policies won’t provide any cover for the time inbetween and others will […]

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5 reasons why you need specialist landlord insurance

As a landlord, you have a number of responsibilities, particularly when it comes to your tenants. Sometimes issues are foreseeable, but sometimes they’re not. Specialist landlord insurance to cover all the possible issues that could pop up is an absolute necessity for landlords, and here are 5 reasons why. It protects your investment Fact: Buying, […]

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Private Rental Sector Rental Prices Continue To Rise

UK Private Rental Sector Rental Prices Still Growing Albeit At A Slower Pace Private rental sector (PRS) monthly rental prices have continued to increase across the UK, although price rises have slowed significantly, reaching a new high of £995 (GBP) per month during September, according to new research. The latest HomeLet Rental Index found that […]

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Landlord Insurance Means Peace Of Mind

Landlord Insurance protects rental property assets UK private rental sector (PRS) landlords need to protect their buy-to-let property investments and landlord insurance is just one aspect that can be well worth the initial financial outlay. Rental property is an important, income producing asset for PRS landlords, and some degree of financial protection is required to […]

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Tenant Rent Arrears Falling

Rent Guarantee Insurance Reduces Landlord Rent Arrears Worry Private rental sector rent rises slowed down in May and even tenant rent arrears are falling as more landlords use Rent Guarantee insurance to protect the rental income. According to LSL property services, the UK private rental sector (PRS) is still growing, with the number of new tenants […]

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Landlords Add To Rental Property Portfolios

Rental Property Seen As Safe Investment There has been a rise in the number of landlords expanding their rental property portfolios over the last three months, according to fresh research by the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA). ARLA questioned its members to find out if landlords are currently increasing their investment in rental properties […]

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