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Landlord Law Blog roundup from 30 April

plum flowers in rainA quiet week on the blog this week as, once again, I have been concentrating on getting my Easy Law for landlords course work done.

Modules one to three are more or less complete, so I am now moving on to module four and the statutory codes.

A bit of a dull week really.

Lets see what happened on the blog.

Monday

Has this landlord re-entered the property illegally?

A readers problem from the blog clinic this one.  It sounds like she has a bit of a night mare tenant.  See what the problem was and my advice here …

Tuesday

Easy Law for Landlords  the long slog

Thats what it feels like anyway.  I quite enjoy the work but there is a lot of it.  Read all about it here …

Wednesday

What can we do to evict this terrible tenant?

I felt sorry for Mary in her situation, but was not able to give much of an answer as no proper information was given about the case.  See what advice I was able to give here …

Thursday

Section 21, deposits and a pyrrhic victory

A reader writes in about a strange decision from the Judge.  See what the real lesson from this story is though here …

Friday

Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #56

Tweets, Shapps, the Titanic, Wil Self, Harry Potter look alikes, all grist to Bens mill this week.  See what he had to say about them here …

 

Further reading

  • Lots of articles about the 30 day grace period for tenancy deposit protection ending – for example here is some information from the TDS site.
  • Great article from Ben on Property 118 about advisors and what they do – part of his ‘Don’t shoot the messenger’ series
  • There are some new obligations for landlords on legionnaires disease which are explained in this post from the Pain Smith blog
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Tessa Shepperson

Tessa is a lawyer specialising in residential landlord and tenant law. She runs the Landlord Law website (now in its 12th 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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