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#ExpertView: Kate Faulkner and TDS launch report into conflicts in the PRS

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Property expert Kate Faulkner says conflicts arise through poor communication and a lack of knowledge of where responsibilities lie. Kate advocates for the introduction of maintenance schedules and legal clarity. ExpertView

Posted by Kate Faulkner on 17 October 2017

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The critical importance of checking your tenants

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In this week's guest blog, Tessa Shepperson talks about the importance of tenant checks.

Posted by Tessa Shepperson of Landlord Law on 1 July 2016

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Government defines what a rogue landlord is

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The Liberal Democrat Peer, Lord Greaves, has received a response to his written parliamentary question asking what the Government’s technical or legal definition of a "rogue landlord" is.

Posted by on 24 February 2016

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Should you buy a tenanted rental property?

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Some rental properties are sold with a tenant ‘in situ’ – but are these a good purchase?

Posted by on 19 January 2016

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New rules against rogue landlords and letting agents coming soon

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This government seem to be on a roll.  After years of promising that they would leave the private sector alone we are now seeing new regulation after new regulation coming onto the statute books.

Posted by on 9 December 2015

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When relations turn cold...

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*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 is only...

Posted by on 28 September 2015

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The end of the Amateur Landlord is Nigh

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The October Changes *I don’t know about you, but I am starting to feel a bit shell shocked.  There are so many changes going on!*

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 28 September 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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