Any form of post-tenancy dispute is never desirable, but there are a number of reasons they typically exist; one in particular coming from the subject of deposits. But what are the biggest issues when it comes to disputes surrounding deposits … Continue reading
Many landlords specify that pets are not permitted in their properties; however the Government are looking to overturn this with official regulations. There are a number of reasons why not all landlords allow for tenants to bring pets into their … Continue reading
New Anti-Money Laundering (AML) rules coming into effect early next year will make it the first time letting agents have been subjected to such legislation.
The fast-approaching festive season is the signal to begin winding down for the New Year; welcoming in vast changes to the political landscape but also the beginning of a new decade. Every single resident of the United Kingdom is set … Continue reading
This week Abode are pledging their support to Fire Door Safety Week. In our bid to raise awareness and the importance of these life saving devices, here are some of the facts about fire doors in Houses of Multiple Occupation … Continue reading
Purchasing a residential property over £125,000, whether as a homeowner or Buy-To-Let landlord means having to pay STDLT (Stamp Duty Land Tax). Treasury coffers have netted close to £9.3 billion in SDLT receipts on 1.1 million residential transactions across the … Continue reading
We are proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week 2018, taking place 17th – 23rd September. Gas Safety Week is an annual safety week to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances. … Continue reading
One of the most common questions we are asked when tenants contact us regarding a property is if the landlord accepts pets. It’s a regular occurrence for landlords to outright refuse pets in their property, but if a Labour government … Continue reading
A report by the National Landlord Association (NLA) has revealed that, 18 months after regulatory changes that shook the buy-to-let market, 55% of landlords are still unaware of what exactly has changed.
The leasehold sector is often misunderstood with little information provided to new owners purchasing a property under this type of tenure. Whilst it is the duty of your solicitor to explain what you are buying into, it’s often that … Continue reading