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#ExpertView: Managing Customer Conflict

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Dealing with customer conflict is inevitable for property agents, so the Head of Property Agency and Property Law Division for MOL, Paul Jager, explores the most effective ways to manage these tricky situations in person.

Posted by Christel Jones on 13 March 2018

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#AskTDS: “I paid a deposit to my agent last week and didn't receive a receipt. Is my deposit protec

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This article has been written in response to a tenant's query: “I paid a deposit to my agent last week and didn't receive a receipt.  Is my deposit protected?”

Posted by Debbie Davies on 13 October 2017

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#AskTDS: "I'm moving in with new friends, if they damage their room - will I have to pay?"

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This article has been written in response to a tenant's query: "I'm moving in with new friends, if they damage their room - will I have to pay?"

Posted by Debbie Davies on 15 September 2017

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Deposit disputes: Landlord beware!

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For those of you who missed our webinar with Upad, the online letting agent, we provide a link for you to have a listen.

Posted by Ben Beadle on 22 July 2016

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Be prepared - avoid a slip up!

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In an exciting busy property letting market, the rewards for successful letting agents are plain to see, hopefully happy customers full of praise and reviews aplenty on social media. The downside though is evident to any property manager and their team, it can all unravel after the tenancy has ended and the negotiations about the...

Posted by John King on 13 July 2016

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Letting Agent prosecuted for tenancy deposit failing by Trading Standards

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A letting agent in Largs in Scotland has just been successfully prosecuted by Trading Standards for failing to protect tenancy deposits.  In this case the Agent (Colvin Houston Ltd) had failed to protect two tenancy deposits amounting to some £925 and was fined £750 for the offence. 

Posted by Steve Harriott on 5 July 2016

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Comparing private rented sector policies in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

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The House of Commons Library has published a really interesting Briefing Paper which compares the private rented sector policies in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. This shows the impact of devolution in the UK on key policies across the UK affecting the PRS.

Posted by Steve Harriott on 1 July 2016

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A must read for landlords: Tenant Tax Summit

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In this guest blog *Vanessa Warwick*, Landlord and Co-Founder of PropertyTribes.com[http://propertytribes.com] tells us about the Tenant Tax Summit.

Posted by Vanessa Warwick, Landlord & Co-Founder PropertyTribes.com on 15 June 2016

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