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Rogue landlords and the review of property conditions in the private rented sector

19 February, 20140 Comments
Rogue landlords are very much in the news nowadays – even if you’re not remotely interested in the PRS, you can’t get far without hearing about landlords illegally housing their tenants in sheds, and worse.  There are plenty of schemes (existing and proposed) – mainly run by local authorities – to deal with them –
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Majority of tenants put off by neighbours from hell

28 August, 20130 Comments
According to the latest figures complied by Ocean Finance, the majority of tenants find disruptive neighbours the most off putting factor when looking for rental accommodation. The report found that over half (55%) of tenants looking for housing would be put off the most by noisy neighbours; with only a third of under 35s annoyed,
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Majority of tenants in WSM happy with their private landlord

07 March, 20130 Comments
Landlord Referencing Services were most alarmed at the headline of this weeks Weston, Worle & Somerset Mercury this morning; Landlords keeping tenants in squalor. ” Collapsed ceilings, dangerous electrical wiring, vermin infestations and discarded needles – the Mercury can reveal these are some of the squalid conditions Weston tenants are being forced to live with
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