What Solicitors do when they get the Tenants from Hell

    We alway like to bring you resources that will be useful to you as a property investor. Paul Gelder has produced a free eBook which we think will be a really interesting read - "When Solicitors Have the Tenants from Hell, This is what they do.." Paul Gelder is a Partner at MS LAW Solicitors and a Landlord. He has written down the essential things that as a landlord you must do to minimise and reduce the costs, and risks involved when evicting tenants. Click here to download the free report. We are not affiliated in any way to this product, we simply wanted to pass on this useful resource in the hope that it might help you in the future. Let us know what you think.    
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Tenants from hell!

Bribing inventory clerks, growing cannabis plants in the airing cupboard and building an extension without permission – these are just a few eyebrow-raising crimes allegedly committed by UK property tenants in the last 12 months. The survey of 40 UK inventory clerks has uncovered a litany of damage, disastrous decorating and petty theft stories – enough to make landlords and property agents wince. The research – complied by The Video Inventory Agency (TVIA) – has highlighted the ‘top 10’ worst tenant atrocities. Topping the list was an occupant who built a two storey extension without the landlord’s knowledge or planning permission. Cases where tenants have tried to bribe clerks not to report damage also featured strongly, whilst one inventory clerk reported finding cannabis in the airing cupboard of a doctor’s flat – he claimed it was for ‘medicinal purposes’. Landlord and property investor Frazer Fearnhead, who founded TVIA last year, said:...
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