Articles

Here's a selection of our latest articles...
A consultation not to ignore!

Tue 17 Sep 2019

Our article in June, "Is there life beyond section 21?" reflected on what may replace section 21 of the Housing Act 1988, a proposal by the Government. The consultation about the replacement for section 21 was promised before the summer but was not published until 21 July. The decision to repeal section 21 has already been made.

A consultation not to ignore!

It’s safeagent Awareness Week - protecting landlords and tenants

Mon 17 Jun 2019

We're proudly supporting safeagent Awareness Week 2019 – highlighting consumer protection in the private rented sector

It’s safeagent Awareness Week - protecting landlords and tenants

Is there life beyond section 21?

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Serving a notice under section 21 of the Housing Act 1988, has been one route for private landlords to seek possession of their property after the end of a fixed term of an assured shorthold tenancy. Are we now seeing the beginning of the end of section 21?

Is there life beyond section 21?

Running out of energy

Tue 11 Dec 2018

EPCs for some properties are now expiring but you do not necessarily need a new one.

Running out of energy

Ten top tips for moving home

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Moving home? Read our top tips for making the experience as stress free as possible.

Ten top tips for moving home

Gas Safety Week: Fighting for a Gas Safe Nation

Wed 19 Sep 2018

We are supporting Gas Safety Week 2018

Gas Safety Week: Fighting for a Gas Safe Nation

The Accommodation Bureau Join Responsible Landlords Scheme

Tue 31 Jul 2018

Membership of this new scheme set up by Cornwall Council will have many benefits to our landlords and tenants

The Accommodation Bureau Join Responsible Landlords Scheme

Mandatory five-year electrical safety checks to be introduced

Fri 20 Jul 2018

The Government announce that 5 year electrical inspections in private rented sector homes are to become mandatory.

Mandatory five-year electrical safety checks to be introduced