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Protect your rental property this winter

Keeping your rental property in shape this winter The nights are longer and the weather is colder: winter is officially here in the UK. As the weather conditions deteriorate, a lot of landlords worry about their properties and potential maintenance issues. To ensure your property stays in shape this winter, here are some essential tips […]

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Suspended Possession Orders

Understanding suspended possession orders For the vast majority of landlords, their tenancies end amicably or not so amicably upon the expiry of a tenant’s notice or a landlord’s section 21 notice. In a minority of cases, and normally where the tenant is in breach of the tenancy agreement, a landlord may elect to serve a […]

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Energy Performance Certificates 10 years on.

In August 2007 Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) were introduced as part of the now defunct Home Information Packs under Part 5 of the Housing Act 2004. Initially introduced for larger domestic properties with 4 or more bedrooms which were marketed for sale, the requirement was gradually extended to smaller properties and eventually included rental properties […]

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Rental properties likely to increase due to slump in mortgage approvals

Approvals for mortgage applications by British banks fell to a seven month low in September, and the ongoing failure to secure a deal over Brexit is being partly blamed. This is likely to lead to an increase in rental properties over the coming months, as younger buyers again feel the cold shoulder of the property […]

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What’s an Online Letting Agent you ask?

An online letting agent can be a landlord’s best friend when it comes to finding the right tenants for their property. They can also be invaluable with the management of said tenancy. But, what exactly will an online letting agent do for landlords? Here are the most common online letting agent services explained. Rental Valuation […]

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First time landlord? Our top money saving tips

Are you a first time landlord renovating your first buy to let property, or are you smartening up an existing let so you can boost the rental yield, chances are you will want to save as much money as possible. The key to being a successful landlord is to keep your costs low while delivering […]

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Banning Order on Rogue Landlords & Agents

On 6 April 2018, the Government introduced banning orders on rogue landlords and letting agents, barring those who commit certain housing offences from working in the lettings industry whilst placing their details on a database of rogue landlords. The Housing and Planning Act 2016  (Banning Order Offences) Regulations 2018 result in landlords and agents who […]

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Letting to young professionals: Advertising your property effectively

If you’re thinking of letting to young professionals there are some important aspects to consider. More young people leaving university are going into the professional world than ever before. There’s been a considerable influx in young professional singles or couples looking to let property for the first time. So if you’re looking to attract the […]

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