Category Archives: Lettings


INFOGRAPHIC – What happens to the deposit?

mydeposits is a government-authorised tenancy deposit protection scheme; they’ve just published an useful infographic that we’ve decided to share with you. What happens to the deposit at the end of the tenancy? How do you avoid disputes?   Bookmark on … Continue reading

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Renting in London: What You Need to Know

London is one of the world’s great cities and has something for everyone. Living in this city is an ambition of many people; however, with the cost of buying a home in the capital is more than many people can … Continue reading

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You Break It You Pay For It: Student Housing Advice

As a student leaving home for the first time the thought of going to live with other students is an exciting one. Living with other like-minded individuals, staying up until the small hours of the morning and bonding over Pot … Continue reading

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Tenants – Protect You Deposit; Know Your Rights

Before renting a property in the UK, the landlord you are dealing with will ask you to pay an up-front deposit. This will usually be to the total of one or two months’ rent. The general reason for taking a … Continue reading

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Are Photos Worth A Thousand Words During Inventory Checks?

Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, letting inventory services in the UK are an essential part of property rental. The idea of an inventory is to catalogue the contents and condition of a property recording details of the … Continue reading

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Superstrike v Rodrigues landmark decision in lettings industry?

By now everyone has heard of the landmark decision of Lord Justice Lloyd on 14 June in a case that has sent shockwaves through the lettings industry. Continue reading

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Landlord won’t make repairs? Here’s some legal advice

Mention the word ‘landlord’ to some people and it will yield a reaction of dread or intense anger. Stories of landlords from hell are all too common, and while most are genuine and responsible, a small number of landlords ignoring … Continue reading

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Demanding Tenants

I received a call from a tenant the other day; he had moved into a property with his partner and had sent the landlord a long list of issues on day one. The landlord kept his response simple, “Sorry, sold as … Continue reading

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What is Clean?

By Nick Lyons, Managing Director, No Letting Go Whilst it may be of no surprise to many long time property managers, the introduction of the deposit schemes (TDS) has highlighted an area that causes a great deal of time-related cost … Continue reading

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How is the shortage of new properties affecting the buy to let market?

From all the media stories, no-one is quite sure whether the property market is booming or not! The simple answer is that the buy-to-let sector is doing very well but it would be doing even better if there were more … Continue reading

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