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Deposits are deposits!

Katrine Sporle
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"Landlords complained that the agent used a deposit as rental payment. Further rent payments were missed and eventually the landlords won a possession order. However, says Katrine Sporle, The Property Ombudsman, they…

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Nightclubs and niggles

Katrine Sporle
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A tenant was unhappy about various matters, primarily that the agent ‘lied’ about the nightclubs near the property...

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Selling a rental property

Katrine Sporle
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"A landlord, who wanted to sell his rental property, complained to The Property Ombudsman about two issues: the estate agent’s viewing arrangements and their financial evaluation of the buyer, reports Katrine Sporle,…

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Fraudulent tenant references

Katrine Sporle
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"A landlord was concerned about the referencing of one particular tenant. He believed that the application was likely to be fraudulent and sought compensation from the agent, reports Katrine Sporle, The Property…

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TPO welcomes surveyors as members

Sheila Manchester
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The Property Ombudsman (TPO) has announced that it is now approved by the RICS to provide Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) on all surveying services provided to consumers.

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