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Property Maintenance – What are the tenant’s responsibilities?


One of the many benefits of renting a property is that property maintenance jobs are often the responsibility of the landlord or the landlord’s appointed letting agent. However, they are not accountable for all maintenance jobs in a property, some are the full responsibility of the tenant. Knowing which party is responsible for which maintenance tasks can […]

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Will BoJo help the Property Market regain its Mojo?


There has been much speculation since 2016 on the likely impact of Brexit on the property market, but no-one could have predicted the endless delays and the eventual prospect of a possible no-deal Brexit. What we can report on now with greater certainty is the property market reaction to Boris Johnson’s appointment as Prime Minister. […]

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How to Rent Guide – Government Updates on deposits


On 31 May 2019, the government updated the How to Rent guide, detailing the rights and responsibilities tenants and landlords have regarding a rented property. This guide was revised to reflect the Tenant Fees Act, where landlords and agents are no longer able to charge a number of fees in England for new tenancies signed […]

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Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 becomes law


  On 20th March 2019, the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act came into force in England, a new law that advises landlords on the minimum standards required to rent out properties. The new legislation which amends the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1985 addresses the minority of landlords who let properties which are deemed […]

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Government changes that landlords must be aware of in 2019


While 2019 is still relatively young, the government began the year with numerous announcements affecting the lettings market that are especially important for landlords to be aware of. So, in this blog post, Samantha Flint, Associate Director at Tod Anstee Hancock looks at what 2019 has in store for landlords and provides information on how […]

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Why is there a growing demand for high-end rental properties?


A variety of different reports in the last few months have suggested that the lettings market is thriving, for a number of different reasons. One key reason as to why rentals have become so popular is due to the uncertainty over house prices following Brexit. Properties of all shapes and sizes are now being rented […]

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Best Locations in Chichester for Holiday Homes


West Sussex is arguably one of the most beautiful places in the UK, and Chichester itself was voted the 20th best place to live in Britain. Tod Anstee Hancock are proud to be based in such a cultured and unique place, and we think there is a house here to suit anyone. Charming seaside towns, […]

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New Energy Performance Certificate Requirements for Landlords


Renting out your property can be an excellent way to generate an income, but there are steps that you should take before you become a landlord. Since 2008 it has been required by law that any property that is being let or sold should have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC), which breaks down the Energy […]

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Property of the Week


Our property pick of the week this week is a well presented detached bungalow in the popular village location of Barnham. Available unfurnished from the end of October for £900 pcm, the property comprises of an entrance hall, kitchen, living room with wood burning stove, bathroom, two double bedrooms, gas central heating, large gardens and […]

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