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Landlord Law Blog roundup from 28 January

Bury St edmundsA good week this week.  Our conference passed the break even point and we took a trip down to Bury St Edmunds to view the venue.

I am now immersed in nitty gritty details, but its all rather fun as I have never organised a conference before (although we did do a very successful days training in Norwich about five years ago).

But what happened on the blog?


Something new (and free) for tenants – my new free e course

I announce my new service for tenants – and its free!  This is something I have been meaning to do for ages – read more about it here …


Can a landlord withhold tenants possessions to cover damage?

A blog clinic question from a landlord.  There is a lot of misunderstanding on this issue – see what I said here …

Fast track eviction procedure for rent arrears – some suggestions

This leads on from some ideas I put forward in my Bigger Picture ebook.  There are quite a few comments – read them all here …

(I didn’t do a post on Wednesday as we did the Bury St Edmunds visit)


Tenant question – have the agents broken the tenancy?

A blog clinic question from a tenant who is worried because the agents have told her she must deal with the landlord direct in future.  Have they broken the teancy?  Read my answer here …

Landlord Law Conference – a visit to the venue

I report on our visit to Bury St Edmunds to firm up on conference arrangements and I find out a bit more about the history of the Athenaeum.  Read it here ...


Ben Reeve Lewis Friday newsround #93

Ben visits the land of my fathers and tells of London toilets being converted into homes.  See what else he had to say here …


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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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