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By Shannon Hall

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As winter approaches and the nights become darker, landlords need to protect their homes. Wall to wall, each metre of property will have a better chance of survival the warmer it can be

As students return to university, it isn’t long before the excitement of a new term dies down and they start to think about finding a student landlord for the following year. Many first

As you may already know, online letting agents Upad are sadly no longer able to accept new customers. We appreciate that this is a stressful and uneasy time for Upad’s current landlords and tenants

Last week, we discussed the difference between a contractual tenancy and an assured shorthold tenancy (AST). This week, we’re carrying on the conversation by thinking about situations that may cause a contractual tenancy

In our previous article ‘Tenancy or Licence’, we saw in the case of Street v Mountford 1985 that a court will look at the facts to establish what type of tenancy exists rather

Tenant reference checks are one of the most important aspects of letting out a property. When you have a keen tenant, it’s natural to want to get them moved in as fast as

Tenancy or Licence? - There is so much legislation with which both landlords and agents find that they now need to comply. It would be unusual if we did not see either companies

The problem At the point a section 21 is served, there is a potential for a tenant to find themselves homeless. People in employment and/or not in receipt of benefits related to housing,

Access to property In the first part, we looked at the apparent anomaly of the landlord’s obligations to carry out repairs and maintenance at a rental property, and how that could conflict with