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Landlord Advice 7 min read

Should I rent my property furnished or unfurnished? Pros and cons for buy-to-let landlords

Reading Time: 7 minutes Furnished or unfurnished? When advertising your rental property, will you provide furniture or let tenants kit it out themselves? Maybe you’ve made up your mind. Or perhaps you haven’t thought […]

Shannon Hall

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Landlord Advice 9 min read

How to break up with your letting agent: Understanding termination clauses, rights and fees for landlords

Reading Time: 9 minutes Most landlords aren’t asking for much. They want a professional service, from competent people, for a reasonable price. Delivering what’s promised is the least a person should expect from any […]

Shannon Hall

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Landlord Advice 6 min read

Airbnb vs Renting: Which is More Profitable for Landlords and Property Investors?

Reading Time: 6 minutes When you’re investing in property, you want to spend your money wisely and get a worthwhile return. The property market is not for the faint-hearted, especially when it comes to […]

Lucy Cromwell

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Landlord Advice 9 min read

How To Buy to Let – 2022 Advice Guide for UK Landlords

Reading Time: 9 minutes Knowing how to buy to let in the UK can be daunting. If you’re a first-time investor, you may not know where to begin. Even for experienced landlords, the buy-to-let […]

Shannon Hall

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Landlord Advice Tenant Advice 5 min read

Landlord And Tenant Advice – Frequently Asked Questions When Renting Part 2

Reading Time: 5 minutes Landlord and tenant advice is something we give out on a daily basis. The lettings process can be confusing at times so it’s understandable that landlords and tenants often have many […]

Katie Todd

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Landlord Advice Landlord Blog 4 min read

House Viewings for Buy to Let Landlords: Benefits of Doing Your Own Viewings

Reading Time: 4 minutes [kc_row use_container=”yes” force=”no” column_align=”middle” video_mute=”no” _id=”176376″][kc_column width=”12/12″ video_mute=”no” _id=”430154″][kc_column_text _id=”537234″] House viewings are an important part of the rental process. In a recent survey, 77% of landlords said they found […]

James Russell

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Landlord Advice 5 min read

What are Common Causes of Stress for Landlords?

Reading Time: 5 minutes In May, LettingaProperty.com conducted a survey of 20,000 UK landlords, to better understand their experience of letting property – their motivations, opinions, challenges, and concerns. Renting out property can be […]

Shannon Hall

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Landlord Advice 7 min read

Help For Landlords And Tenants – Frequently Asked Questions When Renting

Reading Time: 7 minutes [kc_row use_container=”yes” force=”no” column_align=”middle” video_mute=”no” _id=”650546″][kc_column width=”12/12″ video_mute=”no” _id=”300459″][kc_column_text _id=”480243″]Every day, landlord and tenants have questions that need answering. The lettings industry – and the 125+ laws that apply to […]

Shannon Hall

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Landlord Advice 6 min read

21 Life-Changing Hacks Every Landlord Should Know

Reading Time: 6 minutes As a self-managing landlord, cleaning your property can be a right pain. With everything else on your list, scrubbing stubborn stains and dealing with dreaded mould is a task you’d […]

Katie Todd

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Landlord Advice 3 min read

Winter is Coming – How to Tackle Lettings in Winter

Reading Time: 3 minutes As winter approaches and the nights become darker, landlords need to protect their homes. Wall to wall, each metre of property will have a better chance of survival the warmer […]

Shannon Hall

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Landlord Advice 4 min read

Student landlords, it’s that time again

Reading Time: 4 minutes As students return to university, it isn’t long before the excitement of a new term dies down and they start to think about finding a student landlord for the following […]

Shannon Hall

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Landlord Advice 5 min read

Tenancy or Licence?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Tenancy or Licence? There is so much legislation with which both landlords and agents find that they now need to comply. It would be unusual if we did not see […]

Jonathan Daines

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Landlord Advice 7 min read

Landlord’s Right To Access Property in UK 2022: Can Landlords Visit Without Tenant Permission?

Reading Time: 7 minutes A landlord’s right to access property is a contentious topic. It’s not unusual to hear about landlords being accused of trespassing or sued for unlawful entry by a disgruntled tenant.  […]

Jonathan Daines

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Landlord Advice 3 min read

Mould In A Rental Property – Who’s Responsible?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mould in a rental property can cause serious health issues and therefore, should not be ignored by either landlord or tenant.  The mould fungi have been identified as the source of many […]

Shannon Hall

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Landlord Advice 5 min read

How to add value to your home or rental property

Reading Time: 5 minutes Whether a buy-to-let investment or your main family residence, your property is probably your most valuable asset. You could potentially add value to your home by creating additional ‘living space’ […]

Shannon Hall

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Landlord Advice 3 min read

Buying Property at Auction – 6 Tips for Landlords

Reading Time: 3 minutes Whether you’re a first time landlord or just new to the auction scene, buying property at auction can seem a little overwhelming. To enter the auction room knowing you could […]

Shannon Hall

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Landlord Advice 3 min read

The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Rented Properties

Reading Time: 3 minutes According to the Office for National Statistics, around 60 people are killed every year in Great Britain as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning. Landlords legal obligations when it comes […]

Jonathan Daines

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Landlord Advice 2 min read

No DSS! Closing the Door on Tenant Discrimination

Reading Time: 2 minutes Across the UK today, approximately 889,000 tenants in England receive housing benefit to help pay their rent and get by. And whilst the vast majority of these ‘housing-benefit’ tenants are […]

Jonathan Daines

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Landlord Advice 3 min read

Asbestos in Rental Property: What Landlords Should Be Aware Of

Reading Time: 3 minutes Asbestos in rented property exists in significant numbers across the country.  The long-term harmful effects of asbestos inhalation are well-known and the unsettling fact is that, despite being banned in […]

Shannon Hall

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Landlord Advice 9 min read

Renting Jargon – 50 Lettings Definitions for Landlords and Tenants in 2022

Reading Time: 9 minutes Residential lettings can be confusing. With over 160 laws and regulations related to renting, there’s a lot of complicated jargon thrown around. Landlords and tenants can not be expected to […]

Shannon Hall

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Landlord Advice 3 min read

Getting Started As A Landlord

Reading Time: 3 minutes The UK’s property rental sector has seen phenomenal growth since the year 2000, and there are now around 5.4mn privately rented properties and households. This sector growth has doubled during […]

Shannon Hall

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Landlord Advice 6 min read

Is Renting To Pet Owners A Bonus Or A Bone Of Contention?

Reading Time: 6 minutes It’s a well-known fact that the UK is a nation of pet owners – around half of adults own a pet, which adds up to 11.1 million pet cats and […]

Shannon Hall

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Landlord Advice 2 min read

Rental Property Maintenance: whose responsibility is it?

Reading Time: 2 minutes As a landlord, your property is a huge investment. Whether you manage one home or a hundred, you want to make sure that you protect your investment and, of course, […]

Shannon Hall

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Landlord Advice 4 min read

Protect and prepare your property for winter

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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 […]

Shannon Hall

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