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The rental market continues to grow – by Bolton Letting Agents Westpine Property Lettings

The rental market continues to grow by Bolton Letting Agents Westpine Property Lettings According to the latest English Housing Survey, home ownership levels are continuing to drop whilst privately rented households are on the rise. The results confirmed that 65% … Continue reading

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Why a written tenancy agreement protects the Landlord – by Bolton Letting Agent, Westpine Property Lettings

In England and Wales there is not a legal requirement to produce a written tenancy agreement. It is possible to have a spoken arrangement between landlord and tenant. So as a landlord, which is the best course of action? Westpine … Continue reading

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Detail, detail, detail….Rental property inventories

As the legal landscape for landlords has changed so much over the course of the past couple of decades, the importance of constructing an inventory has never been greater. Prior to the introduction of greater protection for tenants, the power … Continue reading

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Ruling Outcome on Advanced Rent Payments

Rent paid in advance will not count as a deposit it was decided by the Court of Appeal this week. The ruling means that landlords and letting agents are not obliged to treat rent paid in advance as a deposit … Continue reading

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