How to Comply with GDPR – landlord agent Guide 2021

GDPR

GDPR Definitions Data Protection Act 1988 (DPA): Gives individuals the right to know what information is held about them. It provides a framework to ensure that personal information is managed to protect the subject’s privacy.   Data Sharing: this term covers a wide range of circumstances in which personal data is transferred from one organisation to another.   Data controller: This is an …

Rent repayment orders (RRO) Tenants successfully claim back £35,000

RRO

What is a rent repayment order? Rent Repayment Orders (RRO) is usually imposed on a landlord when the local authorities licensing legislation has been breached. Rent repayment orders are how a tenant or local authority can ask a landlord to pay back up to 12 months of Rent, Housing Benefit, or Universal Credit. If the landlord is an individual or …

The 7 deadly sins of landlords

7-deadly-sins

Most new landlords learn on the job, sometimes at a cost Now you are a landlord, and it has just hit home; being a landlord may not be as easy as it seems. With the responsibility of being a landlord and the challenges of the letting market, you want to make sure you do everything right and make a profit. …

How do i find my landlords name and address?

landlord name address

How to find my landlords name and address? Nearly almost all tenancies are in writing; however, the Housing Act 1996 does allow for an oral tenancy. UK Tenants have a right, by law, to know the name and address of their landlord. Landlords are required by law to provide in writing their name and address. This blog walks you through …

What is Retaliatory revenge eviction Deregulation Act 2015

Retaliatory revenge eviction

What is a tenant retaliatory eviction? Retaliation eviction, or as commonly known, revenge eviction, is when a landlord is unhappy with an action that a tenant may have taken. Retaliation eviction may be deemed unlawful when a tenant has complained about, say, repairs, and the landlord, instead of doing the repairs, embarked on evicting the tenant. The tenant, however, is …

The Guild of Residential Landlords GRL | Overview 2021

Guild of Residential Landlords

About the Guild of Residential Landlords GRL The Guild of Residential Landlords is a landlords’ association. The Guild of Residential Landlords was set up about 30 years ago. The association initially operated in the southwest, places like Plymouth, Weston Super Mare, Bristol, and Cardiff. Because of this, membership is still considerable in these areas. In 2000 the association took on …

Is it worth being a landlord in 2021, is it still profitable?

Is it worth being a landlord in 2020?

Is being a landlord worth it Due to a raft of legislation in the last few years not forgetting some adverse tax changes for landlords, one does wonder being a landlord worth it. Due to Covid-19 and the massive government debt, landlords commercial and residential landlords can expect further taxes for the property investment sector. Suppose for every 200 tenants …

Mashroom – Letting & Managing your property yourself

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Mashroom what do they offer? Letting agents can remove the headache of managing a property. However, many landlords manage their properties themselves. Mashroom is the perfect solution for landlords letting & managing their own properties. Mashroom is a service provider to the British Landlord Association members. Mashroom is a discounted service for all BLA members. Should you use a high …

Is Bitcoin About to Crash?

Bitcoin

Is Bitcoin about to Crash in 2021? Bitcoin the digital currency is a highly volatile cryptocurrency as an investment or even to park your money in 2021. Bitcoins track record is a story of “boom and bust”, an ever-changing cycle. The price soars and then crashes back to earth with a thud. Some would say it has already crashed. However, …

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