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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No 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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Ever wondered why your heating and other utility bills might be so high? With fuel prices on the increase it is important to try and manage our homes efficiently. Simple things could mean big savings. In a typical UK household, well over half the money spent on fuel bills goes towards providing heating and hot…

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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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