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How to Conduct a Rental Valuation

Getting hold of the keys to your first rental property is hard enough, especially when you consider the effort required to raise the finance and then complete any renovations or necessary improvements. But then comes the next tricky bit, which some new landlords renting out a property might take for granted – finding a tenant […]

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Renting Out A House For The First Time

Recent years has seen the demand for long term and short term rentals soar. Rising house prices are making it more difficult for people to get on the property ladder. To capitalize on demand, more homeowners are renting out a house for the first time. First time landlords need to tick off a few things before […]

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How Much Rent Should I Charge My Tenants?

Ever found yourself asking the question how much rent should I charge my tenants? Before you start marketing a property or renew an existing tenancy, it’s best to find out how much rent you should be charging your tenants in order to be a) competitive and b) get the most out of your investment property. […]

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When is the Best Time of Year to Let a Property?

“Void periods”, not a phrase that we (or our landlords) are terribly keen on, so let’s take a look at when is the best time of year to let a property and reduce void periods very quickly. Download your 2017 How to Rent guide and free landlord checklist here: https://www.gov.uk/guide If you’re a first-time landlord, […]

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4 ways to spruce up your property after a tenant leaves

Your tenant has just left your property and, let’s face it, it’s seen better days. They may have lived there for a few years so considerable wear and tear is evident, or perhaps they failed to fulfil their cleaning requirements upon vacating. Although you want to minimise costs as much as possible, taking the time […]

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