I was thinking to myself on Thursday that what I would really, really like to do on my School for Landlords site is a ‘proper’ law course.
Not a boring one (heaven forfend) but one where I can explain properly all the legal rules that underpin tenancies. In plain English, with pictures.
“But”, I thought, “would people want a course like that?”
Then I thought “Well, I have a mailing list, why don’t I ask them?”
So I duly sent out a newsflash to my Landlord Law mailing list, and was thrilled when I got an avalanche of replies saying “yes, count me in”.
So I am starting to put together a course. It will be solid law, but fun, with interviews, quizzes and interactive diagrams. If you think you would like this, please let me know!
But what happened on the blog this week?
Rather late to the party, I write about the report ‘Renting in the Dark’ from Resolution Foundation which came out last December. It has a few things to say about agents. Read about them here …
This is a short(ish) video looking at the varous areas of law and practice landlords need to know about. See it here …
A reader’s question this, asked on behalf of her builder, Dave. See my comments here …
Another readers question, this time on deposits. Read it here …
This is about a short (but detailed) guide / course for people, giving step by step guidance on how to draft section 21 notices without mistakes. Find out more here …
Why you should never rent a property to someone under 18 in their sole name. Find out here …
Its officially a year now since the newsround started, and Ben confesses that it has changed his life (well sort of), before launching into the topic of the week – planning. Read more here …
- A great news post here from Property 118 on how David (“call me Dave”) Cameron has been telling a few porkies about how many landlords have been cutting rents in return for direct HB payments
- An interesting post here about taking photos for inventories (and how its not always a good idea)
- See the original Renting in the Dark report here
Keep up to date with news stories by following my Landlord Law facebook page