Rental Process

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Consent to Let for UK Landlords – Letting Your Property in 2022

Reading Time: 4 minutes Consent to let is required for anyone wanting to let out their property on a residential mortgage – not a buy-to-let mortgage. Before renting the property, those landlords should get […]

Shannon Hall

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Property Management Companies & How To Choose a Property Manager For Your Buy-To-Let in 2022

Reading Time: 5 minutes Property management companies support residential landlords with their rentals. The exact responsibilities of a property manager vary based on the service package, the price, and the type of property being […]

Shannon Hall

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Deposit Protection Schemes – What Landlords and Tenants Should Know About Tenancy Deposits in 2022

Reading Time: 9 minutes Deposit protection schemes are a tricky topic for landlords and tenants. Since the Tenant Fee Ban, the legalities of tenancy deposits have caused confusion. Where should they be kept? How […]

Natalie Deakin

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Landlord Mid-Term Inspections: What are they and why do I need one?

Reading Time: 6 minutes [kc_row use_container=”yes” force=”no” column_align=”middle” video_mute=”no” _id=”932809″][kc_column width=”12/12″ video_mute=”no” _id=”421963″][kc_column_text _id=”252694″] A mid-term inspection is a formal check of your property during tenancy. It's a useful exercise for both landlords and […]

Helen Davis

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Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) for Rental Properties

Reading Time: 4 minutes The rules around PAT testing for landlords can be a bit confusing. In this article, we’ve gathered all the information you need to know, including what exactly a PAT test […]

Shannon Hall

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A Landlord’s Guide to 3D Virtual Tours and Video Viewings

Reading Time: 6 minutes With ‘in-person’ viewings posing a COVID-19 risk, many landlords are now relying on the power of photography and virtual viewings to seal the deal with potential tenants. Back in March […]

Shannon Hall

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Why You Need A Holding Deposit: Landlord and Tenant Questions Answered

Reading Time: 5 minutes For first-time landlords and tenants, the holding deposit process can often raise a few questions. When is the deposit returned? Why isn’t it classed as a tenant fee? Why do […]

Natalie Deakin

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A Guide to Landlord Legionella Risk Assessments – Is Your Water Safe?

Reading Time: 5 minutes As a landlord, it seems you never hear the end of electrical regulations, gas safety and EPC requirements – but what’s the deal when it comes to water? In this […]

Shannon Hall

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Before signing a tenancy, learn the facts about ‘Permitted Occupiers’

Reading Time: 5 minutes A permitted occupier is generally referred to as ‘a person that is not a tenant but has permission to stay in a rented property’. They have no legal rights to […]

Natalie Deakin

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Rent guarantor – Why tenants may need one when renting

Reading Time: 5 minutes Before renting, most landlords will carry out referencing checks on potential tenants to ensure that they can pay their rent. If you don’t meet the income requirements – don’t panic, […]

Shannon Hall

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What happens after I’ve found my tenant?

Reading Time: 4 minutes When helping landlords with their rental properties, a question that we always get asked is “What happens after I’ve found my tenant?” Most landlords have a broad understanding of the […]

Natalie Deakin

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Legal landlord documents – why you need to get them right

Reading Time: 4 minutes Being a landlord comes with a lot of legal responsibilities – which, unfortunately, also means a lot of paperwork. Fishing out your certificates and putting together your legal landlord documents […]

Natalie Deakin

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Why do we ask for landlord ID?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Having a stand-out online advert is key for landlords when letting out a property, however, before we publish your ad there are some things we need check. Whilst preparing to […]

Shannon Hall

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Tenant reference checks – Why they’re important

Reading Time: 3 minutes Tenant reference checks are one of the most important aspects of letting out a property. When you have a keen tenant, it’s natural to want to get them moved in […]

Shannon Hall

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How I advertise my property and find good tenants

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hi there, my name is Shannon and I’m the Senior Valuations Manager here at LettingaProperty.com and just like you, I am a landlord. Last month, only a week before I […]

Shannon Hall

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How to boost tenant interest with professional property photography

Reading Time: 4 minutes [kc_row use_container=”yes” force=”no” column_align=”middle” video_mute=”no” _id=”549149″][kc_column width=”12/12″ video_mute=”no” _id=”199075″][kc_column_text _id=”514776″] With thousands of new properties being added to the market every day, finding tenants is not as simple as it […]

Shannon Hall

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Right to Rent Checks – Getting it Right

Reading Time: 5 minutes Right to Rent checks are in breach of human rights – according to a High Court ruling made on Friday 1 March 2019. The court further said that the requirement to carry […]

Shannon Hall

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Should I do a landlord tenant credit check?

Reading Time: 3 minutes As landlords, it’s important for us to protect our investments from the minute a potential tenant wants to sign the tenancy agreement. Gathering background information about a tenant is a […]

Shannon Hall

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Letting to young professionals: Advertising your property effectively

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 […]

Jonathan Daines

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Landlord Inventory and Schedule of Condition – A ‘Must-Have’ for Landlords

Reading Time: 6 minutes A landlord inventory and schedule of condition report is an absolute essential for every landlord. Without it, you could be putting yourself – and your property – in a vulnerable […]

Natalie Deakin

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How to Conduct a Rental Valuation

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 […]

Shannon Hall

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Rent Collection Service – Best Way To Collect Rent

Reading Time: 4 minutes When letting a property, one of the most common concerns you’ll have is whether the tenant is going to stop paying rent during the tenancy and in this article, we’ll […]

Jonathan Daines

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When to Sign a Tenancy Agreement

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’m often asked by our landlords and tenants alike when to sign a tenancy agreement.  We’ve been working on a number of new tenancy agreements this week and we have […]

Shannon Hall

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Find Tenants Fast Using The 3 P’s

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 […]

Shannon Hall

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