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Jargon-Buster for First-Time Landlords

Navigating your way through jargon and the industry can be a tricky task for landlords. Especially if it is your first time letting out a property. To make life that little bit easier, we have come up with a simple list of common phrases that you might come across when letting out a property. A

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Things Often Missed in a Property Inspection

Being a landlord can be an extremely rewarding job however, it can also be a challenging one as well. There are many tasks that need to be undertaken, as well as legal responsibilities that need to be upheld to ensure you provide a duty of care to the tenant. Once a tenant has moved into

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Purchasing a Property on Your Own: How it Can be Done

It may seem like a monstrous task but, it is possible to buy a house if you are on your own. There is no doubt that rising living costs and changing house prices has made many feel that their financial security is at risk or that the possibility of owning a home is now impossible.

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Will the UK Housing Market Crash in 2022?

You probably have been seeing a lot of doom and gloom in the news recently relating to rising living costs, spiralling inflation, and tensions in the labour market, it has truly been an unnerving time for many. Today, we wanted to create an article from our home team to you, to provide some reassurance of

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Viewings and Negotiations

When using an agent, you will find that they will handle both your viewings and negotiations on your behalf. However, if you are choosing not to use an agent, there are few things you will need to know in order to understand how both these processes work. Keep reading to find out how to conduct

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Preparing for a New Tenancy

When one tenancy ends, it’s time to start preparing for your next occupant. If you are working with an agent, they will be able to take care of all your tenancy agreements, handling of deposits and inventory arrangements. However, it is worth knowing the process between each tenancy. Step One: Prepare an inventory It is

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A Guide to Tenant Referencing

Ending up with a tenant who does not pay their rent is every landlord’s worst nightmare. There are some easy steps that you can take before acquiring the tenant, which could minimise the risk, save you some time, stress, and money in the long run. When you use a letting agent like us, we can

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Additional Costs as a Landlord

In addition to covering any outstanding mortgage or loan repayments, landlords must be able to ensure that their rental income can adequately cover the additional costs that come with being a landlord. While it is easier to budget for the regular outgoings, such as insurance and service charges, planning for the unexpected can easily be

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How to Save Money Fast

‘How to save money fast’ is probably the most common question from people looking to save for their new home, especially first time buyers. Today, our Marketing Manager Amey will be giving her tips on how to save money fast for your first house. If you are looking to drastically reduce your expenses immediately, your

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Ending and Extending a Shorthold Tenancy

A fixed term tenancy agreement is a contract that allows a tenant to occupy a property for a fixed period. It can also include a break clause, which allows either the landlord or the tenant to bring the tenancy to an end before the actual end date of their contract, provided they give suitable notice.

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