We went away last weekend for a short break to Derbyshire. It was lovely to see some real hills and have my dinner cooked by someone else!
It has certainly energised me a bit, which is good as there is a lot to do.
Mind you there will be even more for me to do if the Welsh plans described by Nearly Legal come into effect as I will have to re-write my Landlord Law site and create a new section for Wales!
But in the meantime – what happened on the blog?
Your Law Store is the small commerce business I run with Gill Bishop. We well ebooks and forms – our lodger forms are particularly popular at the moment. As the title says, we now have a great new home page which shows off what we have a lot better. Read more here …
This is a real life story of one of my cases where the landlord rented a property to a single Mum on benefits in good faith and wanting to help her and give her a chance, only to come unstuck. Read all about the story here …
A readers problems this, where the tenant finds himself in difficulties with both agent and landlord saying the rent should be paid to them. What should he do? Find out here …
Some interesting discussion in the comments on this post, which is another readers blog clinic problem. Whats your view? Read all about it here …
Peter thought his tenant had gone back to Nigeria and changed the locks, but now she is back. Is he in big trouble? Find out here …
For the third week in a row Ben is angry. Where has all the compassion gone? What is going to happen when cuts come into place? Why can’t organisations get things right rather than put innocent people in the red by taking money from their accounts at the wrong time? Find out just whats getting him annoyed here …
- Great article from Ben Reeve Lewis writing in the Guardian on the best way to tackle rogue landlords
- Some good advice from Pain Smith blog on appeals from the LVT
- It looks as if cash strapped home owners are taking in more lodgers (if this is you, click here), and
- The DPS announces that it is setting up a new tenancy deposit scheme
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