As a landlord there will be times when you may need to seek possession of your property, for example if your tenants are in arrears or your property has been damaged through anti-social behaviour (the most common reasons). Worryingly, 37 per cent of landlords have experienced arrears in the last 12 months – this rises … Continue reading Would you know how to regain possession of your property?
Category: rent arrears
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) released a study today (7 December 2016) that finds 7m Britons are in poverty despite being from working families. We received advanced sight of the report ahead of publication but decided not to provide comment to the press ahead of the morning papers on the basis we did not want … Continue reading Who’s to blame for in-work poverty?
Oft-cited statistics about the cause of homelessness seek to pin the blame on landlords. With the possibility of new legislation to tackle homelessness being announced in this month’s Queen Speech, meaningful reforms need to be made that engage landlords rather than making them a scapegoat. Where are we now? Figures from the Department for Communities … Continue reading Homelessness – Landlords are not the enemy
One of the biggest concerns for landlords today is arrears, and the potential income lost due to missed or late rent payments. The business of letting your property relies upon a working relationship between both landlord and tenant, particularly when income is so dependent on others. Arrears on the rise Cases of rental arrears are … Continue reading Safeguard your rental income and get your Rent on Time
Your ability to earn on an investment has a huge impact on your efficacy as a landlord. A worrying 17% of landlords experience difficulties in covering their costs and, in some of the worst cases, suffer losses. In light of these findings, how can you ensure that your business is successful, profitable, and above all … Continue reading Get the most out of your lettings business with Reinventing Renting