Tagged: Dispute Resolution

Nearly half of tenants experience property maintenance issues

Nearly half of tenants experience property maintenance issues

Research by property website easyroommate shows that almost 50% of private tenants have experienced property maintenance issues with their agents or landlords. This is backed up by figures from the tenancy deposit scheme mydeposits...




Scottish Government launches code of practice consultation for letting agents

Scottish Government launches code of practice consultation for letting agents

A consultation period for a proposed code of practice for letting agents has been launched by the Scottish Government. Included in the proposals are requirements for letting agents to undergo training before they can...




Communicating with tenants the key to avoiding formal disputes

Communicating with tenants the key to avoiding formal disputes

In the last year 30.1% of notified deposit disputes didn’t proceed to a formal Alternative Dispute Resolution adjudication by the scheme MyDeposits which has been partly attributed to them asking landlords and tenants to communicate first....




Benefits of mid-term property management visits

Benefits of mid-term property management visits

Property Inventory software provider, Infuma Let, has highlighted the benefits of mid-term property inspections. Landlords often face damage at the end of a tenancy, such as cigarette burns, heat damage on polished, wooden furniture...




Almost half of tenants don’t attend ‘check-out’

Almost half of tenants don’t attend ‘check-out’

Figures published by the Deposit Protection Service (DPS) show that almost half of tenants in England and Wales do not attend a ‘check-out’ at the end of their tenancy. Of these, almost half claim...




Deadline looms for protecting deposits

Deadline looms for protecting deposits

Landlords have until tomorrow evening 23rd of June to protect any outstanding tenancy deposits they took for tenancies commencing before that date, according to the Deregulation Act 2015 amnesty, otherwise they will be barred...