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#ExpertView: Tessa's 2017 Tips for Landlords - 9. Dealing with tenants who don't pay rent

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Tenants who don’t pay their rent are the number one problem for landlords.  Even if you are investing in property for capital growth rather than income you will need the income to pay your property expenses.

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 28 November 2017

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#ExpertView: Tessa's 2017 Tips for Landlords - 8. Viewings and inspections during the tenancy

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So, your tenants are in place, they appear to be happy and paying their rent.  What happens now?

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 31 October 2017

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Deposit Horror Stories for Halloween

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*Here are some horror stories where landlords lost a claim from a tenant’s deposit:* Halloween

Posted by Michael Morgan on 30 October 2017

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What happens to the tenancy agreement if you transfer to a limited company?

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Changes to how buy-to-let income is taxed is prompting some landlords to incorporate their property businesses.

Posted by Ben Gosling on 29 February 2016

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Five consumer law mistakes that could cost you money

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When I commissioned David Smith of Anthony Gold to present a workshop on Consumer Law last year, I had a sort of idea that it was an important topic. Its for that  reason that we had it filmed. However, it was not until I actually watched the film footage that I realised how deadly...

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 23 February 2016

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Use a pet clause to protect you from pet claws

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*Renters with pets can face a hard time finding somewhere to live; the idea of animals in their properties can strike fear into the hearts of some landlords. *

Posted by Andreas Yiasoumi on 1 May 2015

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What a difference a day makes...

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In this month’s Adjudication Digest case, a landlord claimed £245.00 for expenses arising as a result of the tenants leaving the property a day late. The landlord provided invoices of £75.00 for a cancelled locksmith appointment and £179.60 for hotel costs for the incoming tenant. The departing tenants disputed responsibility for these costs but offered to...

Posted by Michael Morgan, Head of Adjudication on 29 October 2012

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Are you prepared for the Localism Act? Checklist for Members

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Are you prepared for the Localism Act? Checklist for Members The good news for members is that when the Localism Act comes into force on April 6th 2012, you shouldn't notice much change in the administration of protecting your deposits. The timescale for registering deposits and serving Prescribed Information has increased from 14 to 30...

Posted by Chris Kendall on 21 March 2012

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