Over 1/3 of disputes settled without the help of the legal system
A new report conducted by My Property Inventories, revealed that in the last year, only 10% of landlords have been involved in a tenant dispute. Of those, 66% opted to settle the dispute in court, while 34% managed to resolve issues without the help of the legal system. The top three causes of disputes were damage to property (58%), followed by redecoration (51%) and cleaning and rent arrears (42%).
Danny Zane, Director of My Property Inventories explains: “It is so important that agents and landlords ensure they have all the right documentation and evidence to improve their chances of resolving or winning a dispute.
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