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How quickly can I evict my Tenants?

23 Nov

Did you know that there are some exceptions to the Six-Month Notice Period Rule? This includes anti-social behaviour (4 weeks’ notice), rent arrears more than six months (4 weeks’ notice), Right to Rent breaches (3 months’ notice), obtaining a tenancy by fraud (2 weeks’ notice) and Death of the tenants (3 months’ notice) As you will know, the Courts are…

Private Landlords Supporting Stockton (PluSS)

07 Aug

PLuSS is an association run by landlords and agents in Stockton-on-Tees together with Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council. Our aim is to ensure all private rented properties in the Borough are well managed and of high quality and to do this by working together, raising standards by helping one another. We are playing our part in tackling anti-social behaviour and crime in…

Selective Licensing

16 Aug

A national register of landlords has been proposed in a report regarding selective licencing. After looking at the proposal, the RLA is sceptical regarding it as they believe it could end up ‘harming’ those it is trying to help. The proposal states that private landlords pay to join a national register available to the public, however the RLA worries that…

Neighbour Disputes

16 Aug

Just like your family, you don’t get to choose who moves next door to you- whether it be a tenant or a home owner, there is a strong chance at some point neighbours will have a disagreement. As a landlord it can be a tricky situation to deal with. With regards to RLA guidelines it is a grey area whether…

Beware: Deposit Scams!

12 Apr

Between December 2018 and February 2019 there have been 28 reports of fraudsters pretending to be online landlords. Prospective tenants have been scammed out £19,000+ (The Government Action Fraud Body).  The scammers pretend to be landlords of properties advertised online, informing prospective tenants they must pay a deposit in order to secure the property. Prospective tenants are told the money…

Landlords – How to decorate your buy to let property?

17 Sep

Kings First Blog! As you can see we have renovated our new website! With this we thought it was only fitting we started our new blog “keeping up with kings” with a guide for landlords on how to decorate your rental property! We understand that landlords don’t want to invest greatly on just decorating the property however with rental market…

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