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Landlords must always make background checks on potential tenants

By | April 29th, 2010|Company News, Uncategorized|

Landlords must always make background checks on potential tenants, according to the National Landlords Association (NLA), the leading representative body for private-residential landlords in the UK. Too many landlords are failing to make simple checks on tenants before handing over the keys to their rental properties. This significantly increases the risk attached to every tenancy [...]

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This week’s Budget should be firmly focused on housing and changing the tax system

By | April 29th, 2010|Company News, Uncategorized|

This week’s Budget should be firmly focused on housing and changing the tax system to encourage further investment in private residential accommodation, according to the National Landlords Association (NLA), the leading representative body for private landlords in the UK. Recent Government figures showed that between 2001 and 2008 the number of people renting increased from [...]

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Tenancy deposit protection legislation is working despite current concerns about price increases

By | April 29th, 2010|Company News, Uncategorized|

Tenancy deposit protection legislation is working despite current concerns about price increases, according to the National Landlords Association (NLA), the leading representative body for private-residential landlords in the UK. “The NLA believes we need to be careful not to let the current discussions about TDS price increases detract from the principle purpose of tenancy deposit [...]

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Landlords welcome Government ‘green loan’ proposals

By | April 29th, 2010|Company News, Uncategorized|

Private renters and landlords should benefit greatly from the latest Government plans to encourage householders to make their homes warmer and cheaper, according to the National Landlords Association (NLA), the leading representative body for private-residential landlords in the UK. Chris Norris, Policy Manager, NLA, commenting on the announcement, said: “It is reassuring that these proposals [...]

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UK facing severe housing shortage

By | April 29th, 2010|Company News, Uncategorized|

There is not enough rental property to meet consumer demand in the UK – and the situation is worsening, according to Q1 research from the Association of Residential Lettings Agents (ARLA). Insufficient supply of good quality property means that the private rented sector (PRS) is struggling to meet demand. With the PRS picking up the [...]

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