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Credit Referencing.

More tenants turning to National Debt line as they fail to pay the rent.

11 September, 20180 Comments
More tenants turning to national debt line as they fail to pay the rent. Uk landlords are facing a crisis as more companies are closing and making redundancies as debt problems in the UK are both growing and changing. At Tenant Referencing Uk we are hearing from more and more member landlords who have done
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One step closer to mandatory adding of rent payments to credit scores

04 December, 20170 Comments
The House of Lords has given the Creditworthiness Assessment Bill its second reading and a step forward to ensuring that tenants’ rental payment record counts towards their credit rating. The Bill, moved by the founder of Big Issue, Lord John Bird, now moves to the committee stage of the Lords and appears to have growing
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Over a quarter of landlords experienced rent arrears in last 12 months

05 June, 20171 Comments
Fresh research by the RLA has revealed that more than a quarter of buy to let landlords have experienced rent arrears in the past 12 months. With 28% of landlords experiencing rent debt, coupled with the fact that 1 in 3 working families in England would not be able to afford to pay their rent
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Supporting and upskilling the UK’s landlord community

15 February, 20170 Comments
Direct Line for Business has featured as an expert contributor to its ‘Rental Road’ digital information hub; an interactive collection of articles and resources to support the UK’s landlord community. Direct Line for Business recognised Paul Routledge and as: “providing a great resource for landlords and tenants alike.  As pioneers in improving the safety
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Landlord shoots tenant over utility bill dispute

16 January, 20170 Comments
A landlord shot his tenant on Thursday night in a dispute over utility bills, El Cajon, California sheriff’s officials have said. The tenant confronted the landlord, who pulled a gun and fired two rounds, sheriff’s Detective Garth Schick said. One round missed, but the other hit the victim in his upper thigh. This all came about
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Could a ‘referencing passport’ really work?

16 November, 20160 Comments
Calls have been made for a new way of producing references for tenants, using a so-called ‘referencing passport’ that would be transferable between letting agents in order to save tenants money. The boss of easyProperty is now calling on the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) to back this initiative for ‘referencing passports’, as in England
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My agent uses another referencing company, can I use your referencing instead?

10 November, 20160 Comments
Dear Samii My agent uses another referencing company who don’t supply Tenant Histories.  I don’t feel that the referencing they offer is in my best interests, but I still want them to manage my properties. So is it possible for me to use your service as an ad-on to their basic referencing? Samii says Yes
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When Agents Don’t Act in Their Clients’ Interests…

17 October, 20160 Comments
True Landlord Story: I had the Beckenham / Bromley Kent office of Edward Ashdale Estate Agents represent me from October 31, 2014 till September 30, 2016 while I rented my suite in Beckenham, Kent while working abroad. I’m still working abroad now and will return to London later this year. The agent promptly found and
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