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What is the biggest cause of deposit deductions?

By asking for a deposit, it gives landlords a sense of security and something to the fall back on should something go wrong. Wear and tear are part and parcel of living anywhere but should significant damage be made to parts of the property, deductions can be made...

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Why you should invest in Birmingham property

With prices reaching new highs in London, property investors are looking to other up and coming cities in the UK to wisely invest their money in. There are cities such as Manchester and Leeds which have seen investment in recent years and now, Birmingham’s affordable...

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New tax change for UK landlords

UK landlords have had to endure some changes in recent years. Just 12 months ago, they were hit with an increase in tax on second homes and investment properties.The changes show now sign of slowing down as they have now been hit with tax changes that will affect...

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Number of tenant disputes rising

The number of disputes between landlords and tenants is continuing to increase, according to Tenant Deposit Scheme (TDS). What are the disputes about? The most common dispute between landlords and tenants is cleaning. 57 per cent of cases brought to TSD in 2015-2016...

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