Letting Agent Unfair Repeat Renewal Fees

You have to fight to get unfair repeat letting fees refunded, but you will win if you are right says David Lawrenson of LettingFocus. Unfair Letting Agency Hidden Repeat Renewal Fees I had this interesting email from a┬áDenise C “You were very helpful earlier in the year when I ran into difficulties, alerting me to the OFT (Office of Fair […]

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Bank of Ireland Mortgage Move Destroys Trust

David Lawrenson of www.LettingFocus.com says the move to hike rates on some Bristol and West Tracker Mortgages looks wrong – and destroys confidence in all lenders. When I speak to people who want to sell services to private landlords (which includes organisations like local authorities and housing associations that desperately need private rented sector landlords to make their houses available […]

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Repeat and Renewal Letting Fees and Why Landlords Should Not Wait to Claim Unfair Charges Following OFT Ruling against Foxtons

Strangely, two consulting clients – one at a bank, the other at a local authority – both asked me the same question today: What mistakes do private landlords make most often? This is an easy one to answer because there are two really common mistakes that amateur (and some pro) landlords make. The first one is that, all too often, […]

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