Safety Checks: Legionella’s Disease

Legionella’s disease, as defined online and in a previous blog post, is a form of atypical pneumonia caused by bacteria. The disease is potentially fatal and is something all Tenants and Landlords should be aware of, to ensure that the proper safety checks can be included within their property. This is especially prevalent after Covid-19 and lockdown where many properties have been left vacant.

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Ways to Accommodate Deaf Tenants in Rental Properties

As a Landlord or Estate Agent it is important that you try and accommodate tenants with a whole host of different needs. Not only does this apply to whether the tenants will be an individual, couple, family but also their ages as previously discussed. However, those who have a specific disability may also need alterations made. In this case we are discussing ways to accommodate deaf tenants in rental properties.

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How to deal with the end of rent holidays – a guide for Landlords

The coronavirus pandemic has seen a lot of negotiation between landlords and tenants over rent payments. While a recent survey from the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) suggested that most tenants have continued to pay their rent in full since March, it also showed that a significant percentage of people have arranged rent holidays or reductions to mitigate the financial impact of lockdown.

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Landlords: What to do if your Tenant has an Unauthorised Pet

Finding out that one of your tenants has an unauthorised pet can be an unexpected surprise. Especially if it was clearly explained when they signed that pets are not allowed. Unauthorized pets are typically discovered during a regular inspection or after a report from a neighbour or flatmate. However, as your tenant has most likely become emotionally invested in the pet it is a situation that needs to be handled with care. Here’s a few suggestions for what you can do if your tenant has an unauthorised pet in your property.

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