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Property inventory – everything you need to know

Property inventory – everything you need to know

Landlords should conduct property inspections at the beginning of the tenancy, at the end of the tenancy, and at periodic intervals during the tenancy. It is inadvisable to ignore the necessity of regular inspections of your property, not least because you could end...

Holiday Lets in your Portfolio?

Holiday Lets in your Portfolio?

The holiday let business in the UK has gone through a recent boom which saw lucrative returns being seen on the market. Being an island, the UK has no issue in providing incredible opportunities to invest in seafront property and arguably even more stunning scenery...

Is freehold (always) a good idea?

Is freehold (always) a good idea?

What is freehold? The owner of a freehold property owns both the property and the land that it sits on. Houses tend to have this since it gives the owner control of both the lawn/driveway, as well as the structure itself. The freehold land of freehold flats is split...

Buy-to-Let, which tenancies should you go for?

Buy-to-Let, which tenancies should you go for?

With buy-to-lets, you will need to decide if you want long-term or short-term tenants. In most cases, this decision will be easy to come to, but in other cases, it might need a bit more thought. We will be covering reasons for and against both options in this blog....

Landlords & bank accounts – What to look out for?

Landlords & bank accounts – What to look out for?

Landlords and their Bank Accounts! Trying to manage the daily jobs and repairs as a landlord can be a struggle, which is why trying to keep your finances in order is one of the best things you can do to keep the pressure off when it comes to juggling all the...

“Tenants in Situ” when buying a Property

“Tenants in Situ” when buying a Property

Tenants in situ is far more common than most would assume. It can be a real benefit for landlords when they are considering a property to know it has tenants already present and more importantly settled and paying rent.  So, what exactly is a sitting tenant?  Simply...

To Rent… or Not to Rent? Rent-to-Rent

To Rent… or Not to Rent? Rent-to-Rent

Depending on your stance, the practice is either considered "highly profitable" or "ethically dubious". We'll go over everything there is to know about Rent-to-Rent in this post. During his time at The London School of Economics, Daniel Burton came across an ingenious...

What is better for Buy-to-Let, house or flat?

What is better for Buy-to-Let, house or flat?

Landlord property investment has become increasingly popular and trends would back that more people are exploring the option of buying to let as an investment opportunity. A curveball in today’s investment society is always the question of “should you go for a house...

Property Management is Easy (if you do it right)

Property Management is Easy (if you do it right)

As we all know, managing rental properties can be time-consuming, particularly when things don’t go to plan. Especially for small landlords, it’s important to manage their properties effectively. In this sector, there are consequences attached to not meeting your...

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