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Fridge and freezer safety advice for landlords from Which.co.uk

21 September, 20170 Comments
Consumer group Which? are calling on manufacturers to reject inadequate current safety standards and immediately stop making non-flame retardant plastic-backed fridges, freezers and fridge freezers. Following a recent review of cold appliance safety, Which? have written to manufacturers this week urging them to stop using these backings, as they could create a fire risk in people’s homes
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Digital support from HMRC | Income from property for individuals

19 September, 20170 Comments
For new and prospective landlords, this live, interactive webinar explains the different types of income from property, allowable expenses and a landlord’s responsibilities to HMRC. Join from a computer, tablet or smartphone and use the on screen text box to ask questions. Th‌ur‌sd‌ay 5 Oc‌to‌be‌r – 1‌0a‌m to 1‌1a‌m     Mo‌nd‌ay 1‌6 Oc‌to‌be‌r – 2p‌m to
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Landlords Need Knot Fear Japanese Knotweed

19 September, 20170 Comments
One of the most pressing and demanding issues for any landlord is proper maintenance of their properties, so that tenants are satisfied, and they are in compliance with responsibilities and existing legislation. Keeping the inside in top shape is one thing, but garden areas present a particular problem, and especially when faced with the peculiar
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Landlord numbers down but portfolio sizes up?

12 September, 20170 Comments
According to new data, the number of landlords has fallen over the past two years despite a rise in supply of homes available to rent – meaning that the typical buy to let investor now has a larger portfolio than ever before. Research from Estate Agents Countrywide estimates that the number of UK landlords peaked
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Frustrated Landlords – Making Sure You Receive Rental Payments On Time

09 August, 20170 Comments
Ask yourself one simple question – why did you invest in buy-to-let property all those years ago? So you could make money. As a private landlord it’s vital to collect your rental payments on time because the knock on effects for you can be disastrous. Many landlords use the income generated on lettings to pay
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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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Over a quarter of landlords experienced rent arrears in last 12 months

05 June, 20170 Comments
Fresh research by the RLA has revealed that more than a quarter of buy to let landlords have experienced rent arrears in the past 12 months. With 28% of landlords experiencing rent debt, coupled with the fact that 1 in 3 working families in England would not be able to afford to pay their rent
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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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