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Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 20 February

Red flowersA busy week working away at new things.  One of these is a new free information product for landlords which I will be releasing very soon.

Then there is a new help book on tenancy deposit disputes which is going to be launched from my Your Law Store business in the next few weeks.  We have been having discussions on cover designs and the like. It should be out by the end of March.

But what about the blog?


Five tips for landlords on tenancy agreements

Some important points here plus I have tried to include answers to a couple of questions I get asked quite a lot.  Read it here …

Asking agents for the landlords address

This was a question from Helen who had asked the letting agents for the address of her landlords only to be met with an unhelpful attitude.  Some interesting comments on this one.  See them here …


School for Landlords – inventories

Inventories is the subject for this weeks School for Landlords video.  Quite a popular one it would seem, from the number of times this video was watched.  View it here …


Increasing rent with School for Landlords

If you missed the increasing rent series earlier this year, you can now buy it.  Read more here …


Five fixed term tenancy periods and what they mean

Looking at five different tenancy terms, one month, six months, 12 months, three years, and seven years and discussing how they differ.  Find out more  here …

Agent seeking commission from tenant leaving early

Peter is being expected to pay £4K commission to the letting agnets as a condition of being allowed to end his tenancy 15 months early.


Ben Reeve Friday Newsround # 47

Ben is wrestling with his new cooking book and getting annoyed about the daftness of it all.  He goes so far as to have a bit of a rant, before turning his attention to the bedroom tax and lunch.


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Tessa Shepperson

Tessa is a lawyer and specialises in creating products and services which help landlords and letting agents learn and understand landlord & tenant law. For example, she runs the Landlord Law website (now in its 14th year) and is a director of Easy Law Training Ltd and Your Law Store. Tessa also sits on the Property Redress Scheme Council. When not working she enjoys reading, cooking and messing around on the computer. You can also find her on Google

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