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11May

The Queen’s Speech: the Renters Reform Bill

The Queen's speech has given a limited idea of what the Government will be aiming to push through. This is what we know so far.

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27Apr
6Apr

Five tips to achieve a higher rental return

The rental market has changed dramatically over the last 18 months. So how do you get a higher return? Here are five tips.

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23Mar

What can I charge my tenant when the tenancy ends?

The biggest issue at the end of most tenancies is cleaning. How do you prove the home was clean at the start? What does clean mean?

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2Mar

New smoke and CO2 alarm regulations… in Scotland- but stick with me!

I appreciate the changes to smoke and CO2 alarms regulations are in Scotland, but any changes in Scotland and Wales usually fan out to England

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9Feb

What causes disputes at the end of a tenancy?

Are rent arrears the most common reason for disputes at the end of a tenancy? The Dispute Service (TDS) found that 49% of disputes were...

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2Feb

How to Protect Your Property in Winter

You need to invest time to check for the basics in order to have longer tenancies. Planning in works is a lot better than being hit with unexpected costs

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22Jan

How often do you carry out property visits? Prepare for snow!

Excessive snowfall left on a roof can place undue stress on the structure. To protect your investment I'd suggest regular property visits

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27Oct

Top Tips to Avoid Rental Voids

As a landlord for the last 20 years, I assure you I have made quite a few mistakes! But the main thing is that I learnt by them, and this is the education I am happy to pass on.

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22Oct

The EPC Argument Continues

But what does it mean for you?  The Bill (Minimum Energy Performance of Buildings Bill) which is still going through parliament means that Landlords will need to increase the minimum energy rating for rental properties to...

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