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Jun 2016

Is your tenant not paying rent? Do you know why?

by James Davis
It’s always worrying when a tenant falls behind with their rent, but James Davis, founder of online letting agent Upad, advises landlords to think twice before starting the eviction process. Read more >
22
Jun 2016

Know your risk from rising groundwater levels

by Chris Rowell
It’s a wash out – many couples getting married this month will suffer from the bad weather and continuous rainfall. But the rain is dampening the spirits at bigger events like Royal Ascot and Glastonbury as well. What many people don’t know is that there actually is a British monsoon... Read more >
13
Jun 2016

Landlords are checking on their tenants online

by Chris Rowell
Some landlords have now taken to checking their prospective tenants on Social Media ahead of renting their property. Apart from proper tenant reference checks, i.e. Right to Rent, address, employer and financial history checks, landlords are conducting so-called ‘personality checks’ on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to ascertain what kind... Read more >
13
Jun 2016

High street estate agents considering price cuts or business restructure in battle with online-only firms

by Chris Conway
A quarter of estate agents would consider changing their business model to compete with online competitors, a survey has revealed. Read more >