Tagged: Dispute Resolution

TPO Scotland officially launched

TPO Scotland officially launched

To officially mark the launch of TPO Scotland, The Property Ombudsman (TPO) scheme has unveiled two new versions of its Code of Practice for sales and lettings agents operating in Scotland. Christopher Hamer, the...




UK landlords reminded of important legal issues to consider when renting out property

UK landlords reminded of important legal issues to consider when renting out property

Residential property lawyer at Slater and Gordon, Samantha Blackburn said: “As demonstrated by recent reports owning a buy-to-let property can lead to solid returns for landlords, however there are some important legal issues to consider...




Top gripes for landlords revealed

Top gripes for landlords revealed

A new study, conducted by My Property Inventories, details the issues that cause landlords most frustration. Topping the list is the view that tenants always complain about the cost of cleaning at the end...




Common mistakes made by landlords when preparing inventories

Common mistakes made by landlords when preparing inventories

Landlords who produce their own inventories and conduct the check-in and check-out for properties risk losing potential tenant disputes according to the Association of Independent Inventory Clerks. The most common mistake made when producing...




2015 the year of the Goat

2015 the year of the Goat

With one month almost gone in 2015 already and new years resolutions most likely made and broken, why not take the time now to reflect on how RentPro can make your time more productive....




Longer tenancies could result in more tenant disputes

Longer tenancies could result in more tenant disputes

My Property Inventories, an inventory service provider, has suggested that longer tenancies in the private rental sector may result in additional costs to letting agents and landlords due to an increase in the number...




Landlords and tenants failing to submit deposit dispute evidence

Landlords and tenants failing to submit deposit dispute evidence

Many landlords and tenants are failing to submit evidence in the required time scales when caught up in security deposit disputes. According to the Deposit Protection Service almost 18% of landlords and 23% of...




Fair compensation calculations needed for good lettings relationship

Fair compensation calculations needed for good lettings relationship

The Association of Independent Inventory Associations (AIIC) has claimed that calculating the right compensation charges at the end of tenancies is the holy grail of lettings and getting it wrong can lead to unnecessary...




Over 1/3 of disputes settled without the help of the legal system

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,...