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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Get a Tenant Check!

  A recent survey by the NLA has highlighted the need for landlords to carry out proper background checks on all prospective tenants. It is essential these days that you carry out a proper tenant check to ensure that the property you are letting will be paid for. It will also enable you to purchase…

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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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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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A recent survey by the NLA has highlighted the need for landlords to carry out proper background checks on all prospective tenants. It is essential these days that you carry out a proper tenant check to ensure that the property you are letting will be paid for. It will also enable you to purchase Rent…

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