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22nd March 2011

 It is surprising how often Landlords and Tenants alike, avoid having an inventory prepared to save a few pounds, despite the fact that there is a significant sum at stake in the event of a dispute.  The changes in 2007, to the way assured shorthold tenancy deposits are dealt with and their subsequent return is […]

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11th June 2010

You will no doubt have heard that following yesterday’s budget the starting threshold for a first time buyer of residential property paying stamp duty has been raised from £125,000.00 to £250,001.00. This applies until 25th March 2012. A first time buyer in this instance is a person who has not previously acquired a freehold or […]

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11th June 2010

Many homeowners unwittingly break the law when carrying out building or alteration works because they are unaware of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996. This Act requires homeowners under certain circumstances to serve Notice on their neighbour of their intention to carry out building works. Examples of work likely to trigger a Notice include: building […]

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11th June 2010

Everyone has very specific expectations about what their Landlord and Managing Agent should deliver. Most will also be quick to shout, quite rightly, when they don’t! But what about the Leaseholder? Quick to know their rights, are they all as quick to understand their responsibilities? For all those literally, living on top of one another, […]

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8th June 2010

This time of the year we are often phoned by concerned tenants who declare ‘‘we’ve got damp” and demanding that something is done about it. On investigation it is usually discovered to be a condensation problem caused by what are termed ‘lifestyle issues’ (not heating or ventilating the property correctly). Whilst it is easy to […]

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