Posted on Monday, 09 May 2016
by Victoria Pinkerton
New research by Direct Line for Business reveals that one in ten private landlords has no formal tenancy agreement in place with their tenants.
Even where a contract is in place, landlords may unwittingly be asking tenants to sign documents that are not legally compliant therefore not offering the landlord adequate protection. Of the landlords who don’t use a letting agent, 58% used adapted tenancy agreements from either old agent contracts or other landlords (38%) or an...
Posted on Tuesday, 08 December 2015
by Paula Smith
Winter is nearly upon us, which means long nights, sub-zero temperatures and the risk of frozen pipes.
When pipes freeze you risk a lot more than just having no water for bathing, laundry or cooking. A burst pipe could mean damage to personal property and potentially expensive repair work. Fortunately, it's easy to reduce your risk of this happening. All you have to do is follow these simple steps and together we can help make sure that your water keeps flowing all winter...