Tenant Damage That Does NOT count as 'Fair Wear & Tear'

What is ‘Fair Wear and Tear?’

Other than a common statement within tenancy agreements, fair wear and tear refers to residential lettings and the damages caused by tenants within their tenancy term. ‘Reasonable’ is usually synonymous with the term and used because it allows for speculation to what constitutes as damages.

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Renting a Property with your 'Other Half' for the First Time - Things to Consider

It’s a serious decision for every couple that considers making the step to move in with each other. It can be a testing time for everyone involved, who moves in with who? Are both of you moving? Some things to bear in mind are to be as open as you can with each other and ensuring it is a mutual decision. Don’t rush your situation even if your current tenancy is coming to an end and you are searching for a new property. Moving in with your partner should be a carefully thought out decision.

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5 Things to Think About When Renting a House for a Growing Family

There are so many things to consider as a parent when you are choosing a house to rent for your growing family. There are many different options that you need to consider. When it comes to your family you need to think about several variables, including the number of children you have, to their ages and their interests. That’s before you can even think about the location and build of the property itself!

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Moving Task List

Although national moving month couldn’t have come at a worse time, there are many people waiting anxiously to move. While we might have some spare time during COVID, it would be a good use of time to prepare for this massive task! Moving property is a stressful time for the coolest of us and if the physical challenge doesn't put you off, the utilities and paperwork will. Let's set out a plan to help the process run a little smoother.

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Pet Jargon Explained

So you have a pet, or getting a pet! That's exciting but the worry is your landlord? You're right there is more liability for the tenant when owning a pet and this might discourage some landlords. Truthfully, however, there are positives that landlords recognise that might attract them to letting out their properties to pet owners.

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5 Reasons you Could Lose your Deposit

To a tenant getting a full deposit returned is one of the most important things to think about when leaving a property. Chances are you’ve already had to pay for a new deposit upfront to the property you are moving to and are currently out of pocket.

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