Tenants: Which Bills Are You Responsible For?

As a tenant it can be a struggle to try and calculate your monthly budget after rent, especially if you are unsure as to which bills you are actually responsible for. In this blog we will discuss which bills you, the tenant, needs to pay and which are the responsibility of the Landlord.

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How to: Choose a Moving Company

Moving house is not something you can easily do alone. It takes many hands to make the job efficient. Choosing who helps is key and when it comes to moving companies there’s a variety to pick from. It’s best to choose a company tailored for your needs and here are some tips to pick what’s best for you.

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Tenant or Landlord Responsibility: Infestations

If you have a problem with pests then there is usually a problem with the property. You may want to run and hide but it’s time to figure out where the problem is and when it started to occur. This will give the best opportunity to figure out who is responsible for the infestation. Pests and vermins can range from the classic mice and rat problems, to ant, flea, bedbug, mite issues, and everyone’s favourite, cockroaches.

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Red Flags Signalling A Run-Down Property

When viewing a property whether it is to rent or to buy you should always be on the lookout for any problems that are likely to occur in the future or may in fact already be an issue. The potential problems for an older property are endless and something that should be in the front of any potential renter or owner's mind. Here’s a list of a few red flags that may signal that the property you want to rent or buy is run down:

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Explained: Types of Inspections

Inspections are a word that can sometimes strike fear into the hearts of both tenants and Agents/Landlords. However, they are a formality that should be carried out in the interest of both parties for different reasons and shouldn’t always be seen as something negative. What should also be known is that there are differences to the types of inspections which are carried out in rental properties for the start, duration and end of a tenancy. Here is a list of a few and the differences between them:

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How to: Be a Good Neighbour

We’re flipping things around, from nightmare neighbours and boundary disputes, to how you can focus on yourself to get the best out of your relationship with your neighbours. It may seem like a chore at times, but a healthy relationship with your neighbour can save you a lot of aggro.

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