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How to rent a property in London.
April 3, 2018 / by Mike Scott

How overheated is the London property market? On an average 7 tenants chase 1 rental property in the UK, in London this ratio can be way higher. Years of not enough housebuilding coupled with mass immigration meant that number of people looking to rent a property is tenfold higher than properties available. What strategy should… Read more »

Highlights and Key Points of tenancy deposit scheme dispute
March 12, 2018 / by Mike Scott

Definition of Tenancy deposit scheme dispute: All deposits in the UK must be protected under a tenancy deposit scheme. Details about which scheme you deposit is protected should be provided by your landlord within 30 days of start of tenancy. Failure to provide you these details can result in landlord being fined up to 3 times the deposit… Read more »

Looking to buy/rent a house? Perfect house viewing checklist
March 12, 2018 / by Mike Scott

Why should you follow a house viewing checklist? English Housing Survey shows that 35% of properties in the private rented sector are rated “non-decent”: nearly a fifth were judged to contain a hazard posing a serious danger to the health and safety of renters. Shelter’s research showed that over 60% of renters have experienced at… Read more »

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