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Large deposits make inventories more important than ever

This article up from Property Drum by Operations Manager for ARLA, Ian Potter, further highlights how critical inventories with schedule of condition report have become. With such large sums of money at stake, ARLA has called on tenants and landlords … Continue reading

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Unpaid rent and filthy tenants – Latest Student Landlord Survey 2011

With student market nearly upon us, New Student Publications carried out an interesting straw survey on Student Landlord Problems Different categories were addressed covering areas from unpaid rent to cleanliness issues. Unpaid rent, filthy tenants and panicking about filling your … Continue reading

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Latest Guide on Deposits, Disputes and Damages

  Read the Latest Guide on Deposits, Disputes and Damages from all 3 Deposit Schemes By Nick Lyons, Managing Director No Letting Go All three deposit schemes have released an information document on managing your deposits, with advice on what … Continue reading

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Who wins the deposit disputes – tenant v landlord

TDS state that the following percentage awards (in terms of deposits held) were made during 2010 Percentage of awards made to tenant – 56% Percentage of awards made to landlord – 42% Percentage of awards made to agents – 2% … Continue reading

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TDS: Top 3 causes of deposit disputes

TDS state that in 2009/10 the top three causes of disputes were as follows: Cleaning – found in 46% of complaints Damage – found in 29% of complaints Redecoration – found in 24% of complaints Bookmark on Delicious Digg this … Continue reading

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Top 5 buy-to-let landlord mistakes

I read a great article written for Upad this week….if you missed it then here it is. It is always good to remember the basics. The Buy-to-Let boom is unlikely to return any time soon. A serious lack of good … Continue reading

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