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Ten thousand letting agents now signed up to Ombudsman scheme

Ten thousand letting agents now signed up to Ombudsman scheme

Letting agencies in membership of The Property Ombudsman scheme now exceed 10,000 branches for the first time. The milestone number was passed at the beginning of May.




Number of first-time landlord cases increases, says Paragon

Number of first-time landlord cases increases, says Paragon

Research by specialist buy-to-let lender Paragon Mortgages has revealed that intermediaries are seeing a steady increase in the number of first-time landlords entering the buy-to-let market.




Endsleigh with Dogs Trust offer Pets Insurance for Landlords

Endsleigh with Dogs Trust offer Pets Insurance for Landlords

Considering renting a property to tenants with pets? A specialist insurance policy to be launched in May 2013 by Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, and Endsleigh Insurance, will give landlords peace...




Questions raised over landlord immigration checks policy in Queen’s Speech

Questions raised over landlord immigration checks policy in Queen’s Speech

Private landlords across the capital will have to check the immigration status of their tenants, under legislation proposed in today’s Queen Speech.




Tenant Referencing & Rent Guarantee Insurance from Legal 4 Landlords

Tenant Referencing & Rent Guarantee Insurance from Legal 4 Landlords

RentPro has partnered with Legal 4 Landlords to offer you Tenant Referencing, Rent Guarantee Insurance and UK Company Credit Check services. Legal 4 Landlords has already partnered with over 1000 agents for Tenant Referencing...




Shelter says government should regulate letting agents

Shelter says government should regulate letting agents

Letting agents for private property should be regulated by the Scottish government, a leading housing charity has said. Shelter Scotland said the sector was becoming filled with “cowboy” operators because agents needed no professional expertise...




Shelter report into private rented sector tenancies accused of ‘scaremongering’

Shelter report into private rented sector tenancies accused of ‘scaremongering’

A body that represents nearly 17,000 private sector landlords has accused the housing charity Shelter of “scaremongering” in a report published today.




Rental boom

Rental boom

The number of new applicants seeking to rent property rose by a staggering pace in March as many would-be homebuyers continued to struggle to gain a foot on the housing ladder, according to fresh...




Landlord insurance sales suffer as benefits misunderstood

Landlord insurance sales suffer as benefits misunderstood

GI providers need to communicate the benefits of general insurance better to mortgage advisers to improve landlord insurance take up according to an industry expert. At the Buy to Let Market Forum today, Craig...