There has been a lot of hype in the media preying on the insecurities of both tenants and landlords regarding the length of tenancies. Journalists in search of a headline or politicians in search of a vote sometimes paint a misleading image of tenants’ experiences of the private rented sector.   We are told that…

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Renting In Dover

  Why rent or relocate to Dover in Kent?  Dover is a busy port town on the southeast coast of Kent. Just 21 miles of English Channel separate Dover from France. You can look across the Dover strait and see Calais on a clear day. It has a varied architecture from ancient to modern. The…

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Lettings for landlords

Lettings…that’s all we do! The Accommodation shop is a modern forward thinking lettings agency based in Kent.  We have been here for 23 years and are still going strong! Our 700 + properties under management testify to that. We are truly independent and not associated with any chain or group. The boss started the company…

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How clean is clean?

A common problem with disputes at checkouts is how clean a tenant has left the property. At The Accommodation Shop we do a full property inventory, written and photos, detailing how clean things like ovens, carpets, kitchen taps etc are. When a tenant leaves we expect the condition of the property to be the same…

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Buying a property at auction

Thinking of investing in a property for the rental market? With reports in the national press stating that the rental market is going to continue to rise now is the time to think about investing in a good rental investment. One of the best ways into this market is to buy at auction. Over the…

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