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Top tips for tenants to make your property ready for Winter

Autumn and winter can cause problems for properties, and they need to looked after a little bit more than the rest of the year. There is a responsibility on tenants to ensure that they are doing what they can as residents of the property to minimise any potential issues- the landlord has repairing obligations on a property but tenants can sometimes cause a problem without realising it, and these simple steps can help to reduce the chance of issues occurring.

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Landlord Inventories: how important are they?

Landlord inventories are probably one of the most overlooked but important elements of a tenancy agreement. Donna Cheney, Head of Lettings, explains why.

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Rogue agents fined £1.2m by Trading Standards

ARLA Propertymark wants to see the government get tough on rogue letting agents following reports that Trading Standards in London fined agents £1.2m over the last 15 months.

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GFW Letting Experiences 13% increase in Managed Property Despite National Decline in Supply

GFW Letting, have experienced an increase of 13% in year-on-year managed property despite there being a decline on a national scale for the 20th successive month (June 2019: Residential Market Survey, RICS).

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Tenant Fee Ban 2019: are you ready?

23rd November 2016… a date to remember for letting agents across England and Wales; the date the Tenant Fee Ban was first announced as part of the Autumn statement. Over 24 months later, the Tenant Fee Bill 2019 has finally come into place. However, (and scarily), many lettings agents and landlords don’t understand the potential impact the act will have. Donna Cheney, Head of Lettings, discusses the impact on the industry as well as tenants.

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