Archive for the ‘Tenants’ Category

This is a Rubbish Blog!!

Your local authority are responsible for collecting your rubbish. If you have lived in your property for some time now, you will probably be aware of the day on which your rubbish is collected.┬áThe Oxford City Council website has useful information relating to the rubbish collection: The day on which your rubbish is collected –…

Thinking of Sharing with a Friend?

Lots of people share rented property and most are successful and run smoothly. However sometimes it doesn’t work. We have compiled a short list of questions that may help you in selecting your fellow tenants: * How well do you know this person? Remember you will be sharing a home with them for at least…

You Can Make a Difference

Saving energy these days will not only help save the world but also can be a valuable cost cutter. With energy bills becoming larger and more unpredictable to budget for, these are some timely energy saving tips: Reducing Heating Costs * If temperatures are too high turn the heating down rather than open windows. (reducing…

Deposit Dispute Advice

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme has published a new set of case studies on its site, illustrating how adjudicators approach a deposit dispute when landlords and tenants cannot reach an amicable agreement between themselves. It is part of a continuing campaign by the TDS to make deposit resolution open and easy to understand. This latest set…

The Rental Ladder

Alex Vinter, commercial director of Edmund Cude in London has been observing the state of the lettings market: Not too long ago renting was for the short term. A few years sharing a house as a student preceded a few more years renting as careers kicked off, and then, before too long, it was time…