Are you an investor looking to expand your property portfolio or someone wanting to start one? With the current demand for rental property in this area and the forecast for an even stronger market over the next two years this represents an ideal opportunity. One of our long term landlords is looking to reduce some…

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Ready for the cold weather?

Remember the dreadful cold snap during 2012 where we saw many parts of the country in the grip of severe cold and very wintry conditions? And now the Met Office is warning of another cold spell to hit England over the next couple of weeks! If you are a tenant then it’s a good idea…

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Test it Tuesday is the day UK Fire and Rescue Services remind businesses and homeowners to do a weekly test of their smoke alarms. Smoke alarms in your home or business premises can save lives. The early detection and warning provided by smoke alarms gives you and your staff or family time to evacuate in…

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Finding it hard to get a deposit?

At The Accommodation Shop we realise that in the current difficult financial climate sometimes finding enough money to pay for rent and deposits can be difficult. We have been working hard with our Landlords to come up with an alternative to the current Deposit required when moving into a rental property. The current legislation and…

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As a landlord have you protected your deposit? By law if you take a deposit from your tenant on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy agreement in England and Wales, you must protect that deposit with a government-authorised tenancy deposit protection scheme, within 30 days of receiving it. If you don’t then the consequences can be severe!