Category Archives: Lettings

Immigration Checks started in the West Midlands

On the 1st December 2014, the Immigration Act 2014 came into effect. Under Section 22 of this act a landlord must not authorise an adult to occupy a property as their only or main home under a residential tenancy agreement … Continue reading

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INFOGRAPHIC: the London Underground and its Impact on Rental Prices

How does the price of renting in London change as you travel down the Underground? HomeLet – the UK’s largest referencing firm – put together this infographic to help us understand the importance of transport links on rental prices.   … Continue reading

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What All You Need to Know About EPC

Introduced in the year 2007 as a vital part of Home Information Packs (HIPs), Energy Performance Certificate or EPC in short gives potential tenants or home buyers how energy competent their building is. An Energy Performance Certificate provides you the … Continue reading

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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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