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Date: 12/11/19 Category: Inventory Services, Property Visits

We find Inventories, Check ins and Check outs get all the attention. Their level of detail. Their ability to help ensure a landlord will receive what they’re rightfully owed for any cleaning issues or damages. Their benefits are huge. But there’s one report which you might be overlooking....

Date: 24/9/19 Category: Hinch Highlights

Rugby Sevens, now recognised as an Olympic sport after being featured in the 2016 summer Olympics, is a fast paced, agile and exhilarating game. With only 7 players on each team and just two 7 minute halves, each team must play with well planned tactics and speed to win the match. This handy...

The Top 5 Ways Photos help in a deposit dispute
Date: 6/8/19 Category: Inventory Services, Property Inventories

From the inventory to the check in to the check out report. These reports are an incredibly powerful way to provide insurance for the condition of a rented property. The written descriptions for each aspect of the property are there to build a clear image of the changes to the properties...

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Date: 20/4/19 Category: Inventory Services

The ban on tenant fees is on the lips of landlords and letting agents alike. With a huge restriction placed on the fees and cost of deposit that can be charged to the tenant (inventories, check ins and check outs being amongst these costs) Agents and landlords could be reconsidering outsourcing...

There's opportunity to be found in the fee ban
Date: 14/3/19 Category: Fees Ban, Lettings News

This article was originally written by our MD, Mike Hinch on Linked in The ban on tenant fees is set to come into action on the 1st of June 2019. When it was announced back in the autumn of 2016 the ban was approached with mixed feelings. Agents and Landlords have to consider how they are going...

Date: 27/2/19 Category: Landlord Advice

Purchasing a buy to let investment is a desirable option due to the steady return a rental property provides over time. With more people in the UK choosing to rent rather than buy means landlords are rarely short of tenants and getting a property in the right location can put one in high demand....

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Date: 29/1/19 Category: Uncategorised

We're pleased to announce that we have a brand new satellite company under the name of Hinch Property Management South Central London. We're always looking at ways of extending our service across the nation, the bring our high standard of inventory reporting to agents and landlords in the...

Independent inventory supplier blog post
Date: 29/1/19 Category: Hinch Highlights

With the face of lettings changing with the fee ban looming over us we've been thinking of the main benefits to use an independent inventory supplier. It's sensible that landlords and agents will be considering making big changes with how they currently operate. This could include looking at...

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Date: 17/1/19 Category: Landlord Advice

,No matter how well tenants look after their rented property, the entropy of life will leave its mark on a property’s condition. It is normal for things to wear and degrade over time. This is where fair wear and tear comes into play. This is recognized by the lettings industry at large....

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Date: 18/12/18 Category: Landlord Advice

A schedule of condition can be defined as a factual record of the condition of a dwelling. In effect, all our reports include one of these. This includes inventories, check ins and check out reports. Our schedule of condition is a signed declaration document. The tenant will sign this if present...

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