Archive for the ‘Tenants’ Category

Consultation on Licensing Scheme

Can you believe it is coming up to five years since the city introduced the additional licensing scheme?  They are holding a consultation at the Kassam stadium in July (see image) If you are thinking of going, I would be very happy to discuss a co-ordinated approach to some of the issues experienced by clients…

Capture What Can We Really Flush Down the Toilet?

As a Lettings agent we quite frequently receive reports and calls regarding blocked loos. One of the main issues seem to be that users are being misled on what can be flushed down your loos, items such as disposable wipes.  This seems to be part of a bigger problem at hand that has escalated over…

tds_logo_2 Continued Increase In Deposit Disputes

The 2014 TDS Review showed that cleaning was yet again the most common cause of deposit dispute for the fourth year running with damages coming in at a close second. The report also shows that there has been a big increase in the number of disputes adjudicated which was an all-time high of over 9000…

Growing Staff Team at College and County

Just a quick note to let you know that we have been fortunate enough to have been joined by a very select group of young people who will be with us for a year to learn how residential lettings work! Of course we will try and ensure that apart from the technical award which is…

AXA Landlords. Are you putting yourself at risk?

AXA have recently conducted a study into tenants, and are concerned that landlords are putting themselves at risk. Having looked into the research, AXA have found the following surprising statistics 26% of tenants pay their rent late (equivalent to 2,158,000 tenants nationwide). One in 10 tenants admits to having done a moonlight flit to avoid…