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Help me fix
January 9th 2024
Its been just under 12 months since we launched our new service to our managed landlords, offered by our partners at Help Me Fix. 
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It only takes one accident to start a fire
November 20th 2023
We’ve put together a list of safety checks and risks you should look out for in the home to make sure your home is as safe from fire as it can be.
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Condensation on a window
October 6th 2023
In this blog we run through the different types of damp, what the landlord's responsibilities for damp and mould are, and how to deal with them.
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A sticker on a door that says Fire door keep shut
June 6th 2023
It’s vital that as a landlord you’re keeping your property up to the legal standards, especially when it comes to fire safety. 
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Three people having a meeting and looking at a lapto
March 11th 2022
Changes from 6 April 2022 will impact how letting agents and landlords in England conduct Right to Rent checks.
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Deposits remain an issue between landlords and tenants
December 24th 2021
According to a recent study carried out by online claims management company, Veriwise, 30% of the most serious tenant complaints relate to the misuse of a deposit. Around 25% of clients are unsure if or indeed where, their deposit is protected. 21% of complaints made to the company relate to damp and mould.
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Tenant Optimism Remains In Place
October 7th 2021
While we all know what has happened in 2020 and 2021, there is still cause for optimism amongst people. This even seems to be the case in the rental market, with a recent study saying the outlook is optimistic for many tenants.
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Rental Arrears Are Falling
August 30th 2021
We all know landlords and tenants want to avoid rental arrears as they are bad news for all concerned. Thankfully, it appears as though there has been positive movement in this part of the market of late.
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Dog and cat in a pet-friendly home
May 27th 2021
Under the new Government Model Tenancy Agreement announced in January 2021, landlords will no longer be able to issue blanket bans on pets, with objections made only where there is good reason...
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