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Benefits Discrimination
21 Nov, 2018

Discrimination ? Really !

Reports of “Direct Action” being taken against a number of Letting Agents who advertise their properties on a “No Benefits Tenant” policy come as no surprise given the militancy of the anti-landlord brigade. Supported by Shelter and other organisations, it ...
09 Oct, 2018

Are We At Peak Landlord ?

Thousands of Irish landlords will be given millions of euros worth of Budget 2019 tax breaks to stop them from fleeing the market before any fresh clampdowns are introduced. It is thought that the Irish Government will confirm that landlords will ...
28 Jul, 2018

An excellent landlord!

This is OneLandlords response to Penny Anderson, the Guardian’s landlord friendly feature writer who has penned an article about “How to be an excellent landlord” ( click here ) In her article, Ms. Anderson sets about explaining her ten point plan ...
20 Jul, 2018

Tenant Background Checks!

At some time or other, most landlords will experience some kind of problem with a tenancy, it’s just the nature of the game! We hope serious tenant and tenancy problems don’t happen to you but they might, so you need to ...
20 Jul, 2018

Death of the AST!

As the the current housing minister announces a consultation period on three year minimum tenancies, with minimum grounds for eviction, (read here), alongside “Generation Rent ” asking that landlords should not be allowed to sell their properties to FTB’s, (read ...
10 Jul, 2018

Oppressive Landlords !

We simply have to write in response to yet another “landlord hate” article from the Guardian. Written by Penny Anderson, this article is about the Governments proposed minimum three year tenancy period and goes a long way to show that ...
23 Feb, 2018

“Evicted For No Reason”

On Wednesday 21st February, the BBC aired their flagship documentary programme, Panorama, and this week it was about the Private Rental Sector and what has become known as “No Fault Evictions”.  This programme has come about because of the widely ...
14 Feb, 2018

Animal or Landlord Rights ?

Today we hear yet another announcement from the Labour Party about the Private Rental Sector. According to reports this morning, under new plans being unveiled by Labour, renters could be given the right to keep pets as Jeremy Corbyn seeks ...
30 Jan, 2018

Are you serious?

According to a report published today, new research carried out among more than 2,000 UK adults by SPCE has revealed the challenges faced by Generation Rent when attempting to claim back their deposit. The report found that 16% of UK ...
17 Jan, 2018

Proposed Legislation….

Secretary of State for Housing Sajid Javid confirmed that the government will support new legislation to ensure rental properties are safe for tenants. The legislation, which will also allow tenants to take legal action when faced with rogue landlords, will ...
14 Jan, 2018

It’s Not Unreasonable

A tenant has been in one of my properties for two months.  I noticed on the bank statement that his rent was short by £200.00 this month (for the second month) so I called him a number of times before ...
11 Jan, 2018

The End Of Section 21 !

The end of 2017 saw an expected announcement from Jeremy Corby of Labours intention to do away with what has now become known as “No Fault Eviction” (Landlords will know this as a Section 21 Notice) should they come to power.  In 2017, ...
10 Jan, 2018

Questionable Journalism !

Today I read yet another article in the Guardian attacking private landlords and the PRS, this one is clearly aimed at the “momentum” gathering in certain quarters for the abolition of Section 21 in England and Wales.  Here is a ...