Is blackened sealant around the bath fair wear and tear or damage?

Dirt is not fair wear and tear. Deterioration of the sealant over time is fair wear and tear – regardless of how often it is cleaned, the sealant will over time dry out, rot and crack. The Association of Independant Inventory Clerks (AIIC) guidelines on this topic are as follows: Bath sealants will also discolour […]

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Do I need to contact the Council Tax office at the end of the tenancy?

No – We will on your behalf notify, at the commencement and at the end of the tenancy, the local authority responsible for the collection of Council Tax and any providers of any electricity, gas, oil and any other relevant fuels, water and environmental services to the property. Still not answered your question? We love […]

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Can I claim compensation for unpaid rent from the deposit?

Yes – a deposit is held as security for and in respect of the performance by the tenant of ‘all’ the obligations of the tenant in their tenancy agreement.  This includes any rent or other money lawfully due or payable by the tenant under tenancy agreement which remains unpaid after the end of the tenancy. […]

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