Earlier this year I discussed ‘Deposit Free Renting’ (DFR) after the Deposit Protection Scheme (DPS) – lots of acronyms here, hope you are keeping up! – announced that the average deposit for a rental property in 2017 was £967 and tenants were struggling to move from one rental property to another, having to find the… Read more »

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Historically, the summer months (June – September) are when tenants are most likely to move. Some will be moving out of the family home and into their first rental, others might be selling a property and using a rental as a stop-gap. The majority, however, will be moving from one tenanted property to another and… Read more »

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There have been murmurings in the Lettings industry for the past few months about Deposit Free Renting (DFR). With figures released by the Deposit Protection Scheme revealing that the average deposit for a rental property in 2017 was £967, many prospective tenants simply cannot afford the upfront costs associated with renting a private property. It’s… Read more »

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Over the past year we have touched on inventories and their importance as an addition to the tenancy agreement but we have yet to talk in depth about what an inventory actually is. Essentially, it is detailed document (anything from 20 – 100 pages depending on the size of the property) itemising in detail the… Read more »

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