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Photo inventories – should you be using them?

Posted on 17/11/2016

With tens of thousands of tenant deposit disputes every year, HomeLet take a look at photo inventories and their benefits to landlords

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Landlord licensing: Where are the latest schemes?

Posted on 01/08/2016

In the last five years, landlord licensing has become increasingly common. It comes in three forms – HMO (House in Multiple Occupation) licensing, additional licensing and selective licensing.

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The importance of a tenancy agreement

Posted on 31/05/2016

Providing a contract or rental agreement is an important part of organising a successful tenancy.

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Tenants' energy expectations on the rise

Posted on 10/03/2016

Over the next few years, there are a range of energy efficiency measures being introduced which will require a minimum standard in rental properties.

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How could court closures affect landlords?

Posted on 25/02/2016

It was announced earlier this month that a fifth of all courts and tribunals in England and Wales are to be closed over the next few years.

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Housing and Planning Bill: An update

Posted on 15/02/2016

Last October was when we first heard about the Housing and Planning Bill which includes a number of proposals that concern the Private Rented Sector (PRS) and particularly landlords.

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