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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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 in 1980 and is…

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How to evict a tenant

Recently we have had a number of people contact us about problems they have found themselves in relating to incorrect set ups of tenancy agreements and how hard they have found it to evict a tenant. At The Accommodation Shop we have many years of experience in helping landlords understand the process that needs to…

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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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With the current increase in rental property from TV and National Press coverage we have been getting an increasing number of enquiries from would be landlords regarding purchasing property in the East Kent area. According to the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), the number of new buy-to-let loans increased by 16% in the third quarter…

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