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SPEAKERS' CORNER Experts Having their say

Welcome to  'SPEAKERS' CORNER'!

We have brought together a specialist panel of landlord experts sharing their thoughts on all things to do with starting, managing and ending a Tenancy Agreement.

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Brad Askew, Founder & Dreamer

Landlord Speakers' Corner

Here at   'SPEAKERS' CORNER'  we have brought together a specialist panel of landlord experts who blog regularly  about all things to do with starting, managing and ending a Tenancy Agreement. Join the conversation!

Rent arrears is a serious matter and requires immediate action but that doesn't necessarily mean 'going legal' right from the start,  even though you have the  right to do so.   It's always best to contact your tenant first to discuss the problem.  When reminded about a missed payment, most tenants will respond quickly and positively.

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Introduced in 1933 by the Local Government Finance Act 1992, council tax is imposed on households in Britain based on the number of people living in the property and what its value would have been on April 1st 1991 (2005 in Wales). From this, the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) will give your home a valuation band which determines how much you will be required to pay. Use this quick link to find out which band your property belongs to. 

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On Friday 28th November MP’s heard a parliamentary bill aimed at putting an end to landlords ‘revenge evicting’ tenants who complained about their property.

That bill did not become law because two Conservative MPs filibustered and stopped the debate which would have ended in the bill becoming law. 

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Guarantors

By Brad Askew on 27/11/2014 with comments

A guarantor is someone who accepts liability on behalf of the tenant for things such as a failure to pay rent or damage to the property during the course of the tenancy.

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