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Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 6 January

students clappingSo here we are in 2014.  Last year was not bad I suppose but here’s hoping this year will be better.

We have certainly got going with our training company Easy Law Training, and now have three workshops you can sign up for on various topics, an online training course and of course the Conference.

You can read about them all via the main School for Landlords wesbsite.

But what happened on the blog?


Why should landlords rent to tenants on housing benefit?

This post looks at the housing benefit / rent arrears issue in the light of Ashford landlord Fergus Wilson’s decision to serve eviction notices on all his benefit tenants.  It has generated quite a lot of comments.  Read them all here …


How do we enforce a tenancy deposit award against a non paying landlord and agent?

A blog clinic question this where I talk about enforcement of CCJs.  A tricky topic.  Take a look here …


Online Agency law course from Easy Law Training

I write about the new online course I have developed for landlords and letting agents.  If you are interested not you need to sign up by 3 February when it starts.  Find out more here …


Tessa’s Tenancy Agreements – where the landlord pays the bills

This type of agreement is recommended if you are letting to tenants renting a room in a shared house.  Find out more here …


Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #156

He’s back after the Christmas break with tales of Romanians and Hungarians, strangely uneven Council funding and redress schemes for agents.  Read it all 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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