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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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Disputes are determined at the start of a tenancy, not the end

The importance of Inventory Management Reports. The importance of correct paperwork when letting a property cannot be underestimated. There are over 55 pieces of legislation to rent a single property and all require adhering too. Mostly, this legislation can be … Continue reading

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Buying is cheaper than renting in most U.S. cities

I am always interested in great property stories around the world and read an interesting article on CNN World about how it is now cheaper to buy than rent in most US cities ( http://money.cnn.com/2011/08/16/real_estate/buy_rent/ ) – if only that … Continue reading

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New Landlord Emergency Cover Launched

Leading providers of let property cover, Total Landlord Insurance, have just added Total Landlord Emergency Cover to their portfolio of insurance products designed specifically for landlords. Total Landlord Emergency Cover is a cost-effective insurance product that provides immediate assistance in … Continue reading

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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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Landlords flock to purchase rental insurances

The uptake of HomeLet’s new tenant reference, Optimum, which guarantees to remove the tenant if they fail to pay the rent, is up 150 per cent on projected sales figures. With inflation and unemployment rising the popularity of this product … Continue reading

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Lettings firms expelled by Property Ombudsman

Two lettings firms, one in London and the other in Torbay, have been expelled by The Property Ombudsman scheme. Madisons of 7, Odeon Parade, 468, London Road, Isleworth, was expelled for failing to pass on rent it had collected and … 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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