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HR HEADACHES FOR LETTING AGENTS

HR HEADACHES FOR LETTING AGENTS!Earlier this week, I sat down with Kevin Murphy from Cheshire based HR lawyers ‚ÄstEmployment Law Solutions. Kevin and I first met a few years ago at a networking event, I loved hearing...

LETTING AGENT ENTERS LIQUIDATION

LETTING AGENCY LIQUIDATESA letting agency in the Midlands has gone into voluntary liquidation last week, owing landlords and tenants at least £700,000 in unprotected deposits and rent payments. The circumstance...

NRLA – What do landlords need to know…

What do landlords need to know about the new lockdown?After reading an incredibly helpful post over on the NRLA's website last week, we knew our landlords needed to see it too!  With England plunged into a new national...

What is a HMO?

WHAT IS A HMO?What is a HMO? Well, a home becomes a house in multiple occupation (HMO) if both of the following apply: at least 3 tenants live there, forming more than 1 household you share toilet, bathroom or kitchen...

Gas Safety in HMO’s!

A-Z of property management G is for Gas SafetyBadly fitted and poorly serviced gas appliances can cause gas leaks, fires, explosions and carbon monoxide poisoning, so this stuff shouldn’t be taken lightly by student...

The importance of Fire Safety

A-Z of property management F is for Fire SafetyWhat was the Fire Certificate is no longer required as it was previously under the Fire Precautions Act 1971 for hotels, boarding houses, factories, offices, shops and...

Holding Deposits and Tenancy Deposits

A-Z of property management D IS FOR DEPOSITs!D is for Deposits! Tenancy deposits were introduced in April 2007 under the Housing Act 2004. The legislation was so badly drafted at the time that it has, following several...

A is for Arrears!

A-Z of property management A is for Arrears!A is for Arrears As we head for yet another lockdown this year, we wanted to help you by providing some helpful tips on the A-Z of property management! A is inevitably for...

Do you take holding deposits?

Do you take holding deposits?A few weeks ago, we had a call from one of our landlords - they were asking if we take holding deposits for our HMO rooms. The first stage of applying for a room is getting the prospective...