Landlords wary of retaliatory evictions bill

  Landlords in the private rental sector will be watching closely the progress of Liberal Democrat MP Sarah Teather’s private member’s bill to ban retaliatory evictions. The bill follows claims by housing charity Shelter that there is a crisis in the sector because landlords have been evicting tenants who complain about the standards of their property. Launching her bill, Teather said: ‘All too often tenants out
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Be prepared is a useful motto for landlords too

Watching the BBC documentary last week called Meet the Landlords was probably frustrating for anyone in my line of business, though it looks as though there’ll be no shortage of debt collection work in the future. The old boy scout motto, Be Prepared, is just as important for anyone considering letting out residential property. From the stories told in the programme it was clear that some owners have not been doing t
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