Guest Blogs

Guest Blogs

Unlawful eviction and what it means for you

23 June, 20170 Comments
Like many jobs, being a landlord has both its benefits and pitfalls. One of the worst situations you can find yourself in is being faced with the daunting prospect of evicting a problem tenant. It’s something every landlord dreads and rightly hopes they will never have to do. However rather than avoid the situation and
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Royal assent for the Homelessness Reduction Act

08 June, 20170 Comments
Starting life as a private member’s bill raised by Bob Blackman, the Homelessness Reduction Bill was later backed by the Government and has now received royal assent on 27th April. The Act is good news for both the homeless and those threatened with homelessness, as it places new obligations on councils. Priority need or intentionally
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Advice for Landlords: Dilapidations and How to Deal with Them

07 June, 20170 Comments
As a landlord, you’ll probably agree you can have your work cut out managing even a small number of properties. Not only do you have to first find suitable tenants, you then have to make sure you letting to them in a safe and legal way, that your tenants know what your house rules are
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Top Tips for a Hassle-Free Move

05 June, 20170 Comments
Moving home is considered one of life’s most stressful events. We are faced with a mammoth task of transferring all of our belongings to a new location, deciding where to place things and settling in, often leaving us thinking ‘where on earth do I start?’ Luckily, with the right preparation and planning, you can make
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The Basics of Buy to Let

30 May, 20170 Comments
Purchasing a property to let it out allows you to make a significant income today and in the long term. While the average prices of property in the United Kingdom have remained flat in the past few years, rents have begun to increase slightly. With individuals who would have purchased a home in the past
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Things to Consider for Tenants That Move Abroad

23 May, 20170 Comments
If you are a private renter that is considering leaving the UK for a lifestyle surrounded by sun – you may want to consider a few of these suggestions that our friends at the man and van London have come up with before you decide on moving. Many private owners and renters consider moving out
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Investing in Property: Is it Still Plain Sailing?

18 May, 20170 Comments
Having money tied up in bricks and mortar is a stable, relatively low risk form of investment. However, property investment still requires a good level of management to ensure that money does not go to waste, and all too often people underestimate the challenges. Here is a short review of the property investments today. The
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