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Thinking of raising the rent? Here are three alternatives

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*65% of landlords are considering rent hikes following the Budget announcement earlier this month, but there are alternatives worth considering.*

Posted by Ben Gosling, Commercial Trust on 29 July 2015

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Read the revised cross-industry code for the Private Rented Sector

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*RICS has published a revised edition of the cross industry Private Rented Sector Code of Practice.*

Posted by Chris Kendall on 16 July 2015

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Adjudication Digest: "Toodle-lieu!" A dispute over rent in lieu of notice

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Mike Morgan The Adjudication Digest takes a recent decision by a TDS Adjudicator and sets out the reasoning behind the decision. The aim of these Digest reports is to help tenants, landlords and agents better understand how we make our adjudication decisions. The names of the landlords and tenants involved have been removed and this...

Posted by Michael Morgan, Director of Dispute Resolution on 14 June 2015

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What did the coalition government do for the private rented sector?

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*The activities of the this Parliament came to a close on Thursday in advance of the impending general election.*

Posted by Chris Kendall on 27 March 2015

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HMO properties: best practice for landlords

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*A ‘house in multiple occupation’ (HMO) can earn more in rent than a traditional single-let property, but administering shared tenancies can be tricky. On top of this, there can be additional legal requirements that HMO landlords need to adhere to.*

Posted by on 9 March 2015

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Renting reform in Wales is now well underway

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* A major restructure of the private rented sector is now full steam ahead.*

Posted by on 10 February 2015

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Rental deposit loan scheme launched for tenants

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*We don’t normally go to the supermarket to find out about the latest developments in the private rented sector.*

Posted by on 3 February 2015

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The Accidental Landlord's Handbook - what to know if you're renting out your home

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Not every landlord makes a business decision to invest in rental property. For some individuals, known as ‘accidental landlords’, it can be due to circumstances beyond their control.

Posted by Ben Gosling, Commercial Trust on 30 September 2014

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Student tenant tips: Holding deposit or tenancy deposit?

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* Student moving home The new term is approaching and the nation’s students are getting ready for the big move! Like becoming a student, becoming a tenant for the first time can be daunting, fun, hard work, and extremely confusing. *

Posted by Ben Beadle on 3 September 2014

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Mesne profits: How to accept rent without jeopardising possession

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Today we are sharing a guest blog from The Commercial Trust.

Posted by Ben Gosling, Commercial Trust on 8 July 2014

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