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Monthly Archives: November 2018

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Arbitration Happy Inventories
Date: 27/11/18 Category: Landlord Advice

Since the start of Arbitration schemes such as the TDS in 2003. The importance and requirements for an inventory report have grown. As this need has grown, competition has increased in the inventory service market. This has gone onto increase the demand for quality in the inventory reports...

Date: 23/11/18 Category: Hinch Highlights

As Christmas is just 32 days away (not that we're counting) we wanted to make you aware of our operating hours during this period. We understand that the lettings market is demanding and preparation is key. During these hours we will be able to accommodate all bookings as usual 24th Dec –...

Date: 13/11/18 Category: Landlord Advice

What is the Homes (Fitness For Human Habitation) Bill 2018 The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill was presented to the House of Commons for its first reading on the 19th July 2017. Now, the Bill has reached the report stage, which takes place on 26th November 2018. This is where MPs can...

Paperless Office
Date: 13/11/18 Category: Hinch Highlights

Over the course of our office printer’s 4 year lifetime, it has printed 112,000 pages. (This is the actual number of sheets printed when the report was taken, what are the odds that it would be a number ending in triple zero digits!) That’s averaging 76 pages per day. This means we were...

Smoke and Carbon Alarms
Date: 6/11/18 Category: Landlord Advice

The importance of Smoke, Carbon and Heat alarms cannot be understated. According to statistics released by the fire and rescue service, fatalities from a house fire are twice as likely to occur if the property has not been fitted with a working smoke alarm. It has also become a legal...

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