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How Property Management Software Can Help to Sustain Confidence in the Rental Market

How Property Management Software Can Help to Sustain Confidence in the Rental Market

A survey carried out by specialist buy-to-let lender Paragon Mortgages has revealed a rise in confidence for landlords in the rental market.

How Property Management Software Improves Student Lives
Student Housing July 18th, 2014

How Property Management Software Improves Student Lives

Here at Arthur, we know that every party under the property umbrella is equally important, from the landlord to the tenant. That is why we…

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Why Londoners are Moving from the City to the Coast
Industry Insight July 18th, 2014

Why Londoners are Moving from the City to the Coast

Within reasonable commuting distance to the city, and offering a calmer, more relaxing lifestyle to that of a Londoner, Brighton is slowly becoming a hot…

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Mortgage Shortfall Debt Cases Highlight Importance of Property Management Software that Prioritises Communication
Industry Insight July 18th, 2014

Mortgage Shortfall Debt Cases Highlight Importance of Property Management Software that Prioritises Communication

HML, a company administrating mortgages on behalf of their lenders, uncovered numerous cases of mortgage shortfall debt in the last seven years. This is because…

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Solar Panel Project in Warrington Given the Go-Ahead
Industry Insight July 17th, 2014

Solar Panel Project in Warrington Given the Go-Ahead

Warrington Borough Council has approved a £5.25 million investment to provide 1500 properties with solar panels. This is good news for contractors from the area…

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Rising House Prices Spark Sharp Rise in Tenant Evictions
Industry Insight July 16th, 2014

Rising House Prices Spark Sharp Rise in Tenant Evictions

Record numbers of tenants are being asked to pack their bags and leave their rented properties, despite being up to date with their rent.

Contractors to Get More Work as Landlords are Urged to Check Gas Safety
Industry Insight July 15th, 2014

Contractors to Get More Work as Landlords are Urged to Check Gas Safety

Carbon monoxide poisoning is one of the risks tenants face due to malfunctioning and illegal appliances.

‘Consider-Rate’ Scheme Shares Arthur’s Aim of Increasing Transparency in the Rental Market
Industry Insight July 14th, 2014

‘Consider-Rate’ Scheme Shares Arthur’s Aim of Increasing Transparency in the Rental Market

Leeds Council and the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) have given their backing for the new ‘Consider-Rate’ scheme designed to improve transparency in the rental market.

Why the Growing Demand for Tradesmen isn’t Satisfying Customers
Industry Insight July 11th, 2014

Why the Growing Demand for Tradesmen isn’t Satisfying Customers

With the UK housing market going from strength to strength, there has been a strong increase in demand for electricians, decorators, builders and other tradesmen.

Perry Anderson’s Top 10 Comments on Being a Tenant in the UK
Industry Insight July 11th, 2014

Perry Anderson’s Top 10 Comments on Being a Tenant in the UK

Many people have to rent a property at some point in their life, joining the UK’s 9 million renters. Perry Anderson has been writing a blog…

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5 Tools that Should be Seen in Every Builder’s Toolbox
Industry Insight July 10th, 2014

5 Tools that Should be Seen in Every Builder’s Toolbox

With such a huge choice of tools on the market these days, it can often be difficult to know what should be in your toolbox….

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Amateur Landlords’ Confidence Grows In Line With Housing Market
Private Rental July 10th, 2014

Amateur Landlords’ Confidence Grows In Line With Housing Market

According to the National Landlords Association, amateur landlords are becoming more and more confident when it comes to managing their properties. An amateur landlord is…

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Bogus Tradesmen Duping Householders
Industry Insight July 8th, 2014

Bogus Tradesmen Duping Householders

How Our Property Management Software Helps Both Landlords and Contractors Police in the Borders is planning on launching its ‘Nominated Neighbour Scheme’, as over the…

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Home Owners in London Cash in on Their Properties
Industry Insight July 7th, 2014

Home Owners in London Cash in on Their Properties

The London housing market is booming, having risen hugely in value over the past ten years. Home owners and landlords alike have taken advantage of…

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Market for Contractors Grows As Young People Can No Longer Afford to Buy First Homes
Industry Insight July 4th, 2014

Market for Contractors Grows As Young People Can No Longer Afford to Buy First Homes

As the concept of buying a first home and getting onto the property ladder becomes more and more foreign to young people, households are looking…

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