Gas safety check carried out by a gas safe engineer on a boiler

Gas Safety Check – Reminder For Landlords

The seventh annual Gas Safety Week is upon us and we pledge our support to raise awareness of the importance for landlords to carry out an annual gas safety check.  Poorly maintained gas appliances can cause gas leaks, fires, explosions and carbon monoxide poisoning. Gas safety is important all year round, not just at the […]

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Rent Guarantee Insurance – How to Make a Successful Claim

When Rut Patel began renting his three properties ten years ago, little did he think that he would ever require rent guarantee insurance.  That was until he was faced with every landlords’ worst nightmare – a tenant falling into rent arrears and refusing to leave the property. Mr Patel’s Croydon-based property had been occupied on […]

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Dont forget the section 21 notice form

Back to the Section 21 Notice future!

It’s a warm and sunny Bank Holiday weekend and we understand that the last thing you’ll probably want to read about are reminders to property legislation and changes to Section 21 Notice. That said, if you’re a landlord we can’t stress the importance of keeping abreast, and reminded, of any changes…so the team at lettingaproperty.com […]

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Find Tenants Fast Using The 3 P’s

For landlords that need to find tenants fast, there are a few things one can do to encourage tenants during this notoriously slower period.  The end of July and August are typically known not to be the best time of year to let a property as most potential tenants are using the summer to enjoy themselves […]

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Cottage in the country offered as a short term lets

Short Term Rentals – 5 Common Pitfalls

Short term rentals are certainly in demand with stays ranging from a few weeks to six months, with London having restrictions on the number of nights offered. The higher rental prices bring benefits for both the tenant (flexibility) and the landlord (extra revenue) but there are drawbacks too, below we outline the 5 most common pitfalls […]

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