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Investment Tips for Buy-to-Let Landlords

Putting your money into property has long been seen as one of the safest and most profitable ways to invest. However, with complicated tax implications on both your rental income and your purchase costs the first time buy to let landlord faces…

Interviewing your Letting Agent

If you are choosing a letting agent then it is important that you find the right partner both to maximise rental returns as well as to make the tenancy run as smooth as possible. Finding an agent is easy but ensuring they are the right one takes…
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Personalising Your Rented Home

Anyone who has ever rented will know that making your temporary accommodation feel like home can sometimes be tricky. Whether your lease is furnished or unfurnished, much of the property is already decorated and personalising your rented home…
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What to Do When Leaving a Rental Property

When leaving a rental property, it’s important to follow procedure to ensure that you receive your deposit back and secure good references from your old landlord. You may be leaving because your agreed term has come to an end or you may…
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5 Tips on Being a Good Tenant

Being a good tenant isn’t just about paying your rent on time, though this is a big part of your responsibility when renting. There are additional responsibilities and expectations that can help you in the long term whether that’s ensuring…
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Right to Rent: How the Immigration Act 2014 Affects Landlords

Effective 1 February 2016, the Right to Rent check is now a legal responsibility that affects all landlords. But what does this involve, why do landlords have to do it and what happens if they don’t? In this guide, we talk you through the…
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Landlord Responsibilities: What You Need To Know

Want to know more about landlord responsibilities? Being a landlord is about more than collecting rent and ensuring a few annual safety checks. If you let a property in England or Wales then you are bound by the law in what you must offer…
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7 Things You Should Know Before Buying Your First Investment Property

Starting an investment property portfolio is the step towards financial independence for many people. So much so that there has been a threefold increase in buy-to-let landlords since 1980. Owning an investment property can be a good way…
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Know your deposit rights as a tenant

Knowing your deposit rights as a tenant is an important part of signing a tenancy agreement. When renting a home using an assured shorthold tenancy, it is common practice for your landlord to ask for a security deposit that is usually the…