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Landlord Inventory, Inspections & Check-in / Check-out Reports

When renting out a property it is imperative that you are in possession of a landlord inventory and schedule of condition.  This is a detailed record of all the fixtures and fittings within your rental property and the condition it is in at the beginning of a tenancy. Although not required by law, it is […]

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Do I really need an inventory for letting unfurnished property?

The majority of landlords who let residential property are aware that when requesting a tenancy deposit from their tenant, to comply with government legislation the funds must be registered with a third party deposit scheme – either on an insured or custodial basis, and the relevant prescribed documentation is given to the tenant. As a landlord, the deposit itself […]

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Who’s Responsible For Mould In A Tenanted Property?

Mould in property can cause serious health issues and therefore, if found in a tenanted property, should not be ignored by either landlord nor tenant.  The mould fungi have been identified as the source of many health risks such as asthma, allergies, infections and sinusitis. Moulds produce allergens, irritants, and in some cases, toxins that may cause reactions […]

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Poor Inventories

Poor Inventories Costing Landlords Millions Each Year

Poorly-prepared inventories could be costing landlords millions of pounds each year, according to new research. The Video Inventory Agency claims that the number of disputes between landlords and tenants is growing each year – with 23,500 occurring in 2009 in the UK, reports Property Wire. Three years ago, the introduction of the Tenancy Deposit Protection […]

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