Landlord News

How to Screen & Select Stellar Tenants

The relationship between tenants and landlords isn’t always a whirlwind romance. Often, it begins with a blind date that turns into an “I don’t, maybe I should see him again” situation. Landlords have a lot to deal with when finding and renting their property. From landlord’s property insurance to finding and screening tenants, it seems […]

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Marketing Strategies to Get Your Property Let or Sold

All good landlords want a good tenant to let their property to. The ROI for your property is strictly based on the quality of your tenant and the lease you set forth. Before you can sign any contracts, however, the first step is to figure out how to generate interest in your property. At Landlord […]

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Call to address ‘ problem of rogue tenants ’

The growing problem of rogue tenants needs addressing and the Housing and Planning Bill should be amended to address them, according to one organisation. The Association of Independent Inventory Clerks (AIIC) says the legislation is aimed at tackling rogue letting agents and landlords but there should be measures aimed at tackling rogue tenants too. The […]

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Pensioner buy to let landlords ponder selling-up

Despite offering a valuable retirement income, more than 40% of retiree landlords are considering off-loading their buy to let property, according to a survey. Responsible Equity Release also found that seven in 10 pensioner landlords said that without their rental income they would struggle to get by. More than 1,000 retired people who owned a […]

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Landlords urged to be wary of creating a limited company

With the various changes to the tax regime for UK residential landlords, one lettings agency is urging landlords to be wary and calculate carefully before opting for incorporation. The appeal for creating a limited company to hold a landlord’s property portfolio has been growing in recent months as a means to avoid some of the […]

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Top Landlord Tips You Need to Know About

The business of letting out your property is complicated. Property-owners starting out need professional landlord tips and strategies to empower their business. As experts in landlord management services, we thought it right to offer some advice for landlords who might be confused about what the next right move is for their business. Review our top […]

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Your Guide to Landlord’s Home Insurance

What happens if your tenant has a run in with your home’s carpet? Or what if they forget to lock the doors to the building and a burglar destroys your property? Are you covered? Landlord property insurance differs in coverage from policy to policy. While landlord insurance quotes can help you determine a budget, you […]

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Landlords urged to check their tenancies are ‘compliant’

Landlords are being urged to check that their tenancy agreements are legally compliant after an investigation revealed that one in 10 landlords do not have any form of legal contract with their tenants whatsoever. The findings come from insurance firm Direct Line for Business who say that landlords may be unknowingly using tenancy agreements for […]

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More landlords are winning deposit disputes

Landlords and letting agents are increasingly winning deposit disputes for the first time since their introduction in 2007, according to research. The Tenant Deposit Scheme (TDS) says that last year nearly 20% of deposit disputes raised by landlords saw a 100% pay-out to them whereas 20% of deposit disputes raised by tenants saw them receiving […]

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Rents Will Be Pushed Up By Stamp Duty Charge

Tenants face paying more in rent because of stamp duty reforms on buy to let properties, says the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA). In their latest report, the Association says that 57% of its members say rents for tenants will rise after the stamp duty hike comes into effect with landlords having to push […]

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