LegalforLandlords acquires PropTech platform Propoly

Forward-thinking services provider LegalforLandlords has made a significant move into PropTech with its recent acquisition of the Propoly platform. Propoly, was founded by Ray Kyrson and Edward Gazelle and previously went through the Pi-Labs scale up programme and has investment from leading high street agents. The company plans to enhance the existing Propoly offering, making […]

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Expert help and legal services from LforL

Your landlord doesn’t want to know that it’s a complicated legal nightmare. They want you to fix it. Don’t worry, we’ll help you behind the scenes. You’re a letting agent, not a legal expert. You can’t be expected to know how to deal with everything, but if things do go wrong, it’s good to know […]

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The facts about tenants’ insurance.

Do you think tenants’ insurance is too confusing and too expensive? Do you think it’s your landlord’s responsibility? We’re here to give you the facts. Most tenants don’t realise the risks they’re facing by choosing not to invest in contents and liability insurance. Here’s just a few consequences you could be subject to if you’re […]

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Guess who’s back? Great value student tenant referencing.

COVID-19 has had a huge impact on student life, but the urge young people feel to move on with life, to study and make new friends hasn’t gone away. And now that the pandemic is having less of an impact, student populations are set to grow again. That’s why we’ve brought back our Student tenant […]

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Top tips when looking for a lettings agent

The last couple of decades have seen many people become landlords for the first time and maybe planning to grow a portfolio. They’re navigating a sector that has become increasingly complicated and, understandably, many choose to work with lettings agents. But if you’re a landlord, what should you be looking for in an agent? ARLA […]

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June 2021 Newsletters

Please find our June Newsletters below containing all that is new in the property world for agents, landlords and tenants. June 2021 – Newsletter – Agents June 2021 – Newsletter – Landlords June 2021 – Newsletter – Tenants  

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Adjusted Right to Rent Checks to continue

The Home Office has extended the period in which letting agents and landlords in England can carry out Right to Rent checks by video call, to 31 August 2021. “The return of in-person Right to Rent checks has been delayed in line with wider Government safety guidance around limiting the spread of COVID-19 infection.” – […]

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The evictions process simplified: Updated June 2021

Evictions process simplified. The following roadmap outlines the current eviction process, taking into account the legal requirement to give 4 weeks to 4 months’ notice, as of 1 June 2021. Please familiarise yourself with the current timelines and get in touch if you need any advice or guidance. You can also book a free consultation here […]

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Important: Price increases for online Possession Claims.

9% increase in court costs for claims online. The consultation paper “Alignment of the Fees for Online and Paper Civil Money and Possession Claims” was published on 20 November 2020 and it invited comments on the proposal by the Ministry of Justice for the removal of the online discount applied to issue fees for users […]

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The end of furlough and how it might affect your income.

“Everything’s fine. The tenant’s on furlough. I don’t need cover.” Don’t let these be your famous last words. As pandemic restrictions continue to ease and the end of furlough approaches, have you stopped to think about how this might impact your rental income? And what effect it might have on rent arrears? The furlough scheme […]

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