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Is your property fire safe?
November 1st 2023
We’ve put together a list of safety checks and risks you should look out for to make sure your home is as safe from fire as it can be.
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Someone wiping condensation with a cloth
October 6th 2023
In this blog we run through the different types of damp, what the landlord's responsibilities for damp and mould are, and how to deal with them.
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A sticker on a door that says Fire door keep shut
May 25th 2023
It’s vital that as a landlord you’re keeping your property up to the legal standards, especially when it comes to fire safety. 
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Meet Sheetal; Senior Property Manager
April 25th 2022
Sheetal Shah has really welcomed the opportunity to work with our sizable work family and enjoys building relationships with landlords and tenants, to ensure they receive the best customer service.
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At the end of a Fixed Term Tenancy
March 24th 2022
There is a common misunderstanding that a tenancy ends naturally at the end of the fixed term tenancy.
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Meet Lily Dawes; our Harpenden Lettings Manager
November 29th 2021
Lily first started her journey with Frosts back in 2008 as a Trainee Negotiator in St Albans.  After a year she made the move to the Harpenden banch and lettings, where a little Harpenden family was quickly formed, and which is still thriving to this day.
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Government financial support for rent arrears in Winter 2021. Guidance for Landlords and Tenants.
November 16th 2021
The government recently announced that it will make £65m available to support low income households who are in rent arrears, as a result of the pandemic. As a landlord or a tenant, what does this mean for you?
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Change to possession guide for landlords and tenants
October 22nd 2021
On the 1st October, notice periods reverted to pre-covid levels with Section 21 now only requiring a 2 month notice period.  Landlords do need to be aware however, that there are now 5 steps to follow in order to regain possession of their property when serving a notice.  Read our article for a simplified guide to these steps.
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Garden responsibilities for landlords and tenant
April 29th 2021
Properties with gardens have been extremely sought after since the start of lockdown. When it comes to renting a property with a garden, landlords and tenants can get easily confused with what’s required from both parties and this can cause confusion at the end of the tenancy.  
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Flooded floor
April 12th 2021
Introducing Fixflo: Frost's repair reporting system available to all tenants of properties fully managed by Frost's, offering both tenants and landlords complete peace of mind.
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Frost's to launch maintenance reporting solution
February 24th 2021
After listening to both landlord and tenant feedback, we have decided to launch a dedicated maintenance reporting tool.  Using an industry leading solution we will be able to better deal with tenant enquiries and cut down on easy maintenance fixes that don’t require a contractor visit.  Read more here.
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Document signing
December 8th 2020
Landlords of properties throughout England must check that someone has the right to rent before letting them a property. Your basic obligation to carry out checks on tenants to confirm that they have the legal right to live in the UK has not changed, however the process around documentation has been simplified.
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