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Negotiating The Return of Lodgers’ Deposits

The subject of deposits has always been one of a great many grey areas for both landlords and tenants alike. Of course, given the fact that every penny of the deposit money technically belongs to the tenant or lodger, it … Continue reading

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Infographic – Generation Rent: Landlord vs Millennials

What do millennials think about the current housing situation? With this infographic – Open Property Group help us better understand the risks and challenges facing the ‘Generation Rent’.   If you’re a landlord, tenant or agency feeling the stress of … Continue reading

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Infographic: Step by Step Guide to Being a Landlord

Are you are considering investing in property? With demand far outstripping supply, buy-to-let is certainly an attractive income investment for many people. This infographic by Commercial Trust will help move your first steps towards becoming a successful landlord. Are you … Continue reading

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Are You Flat-Sharing? 5 Questions to Ask a Potential Housemate

Renting with a housemate can be a tricky proposition if the person you intend to live with is not a close friend or family member. And even at that, it is easy to quickly become enemies if housemates are not … Continue reading

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5 Common Landlord Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

The buy-to-let market continues to be one of the hottest investment markets in the UK. People are purchasing properties and building portfolios in anticipation of providing the kind of retirement they would never get from a pension. But as with … Continue reading

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10 Worst Things About Renting

Everybody needs a home, right? Some purchase, others rent, and still others are content to live with family for the rest of their lives. It’s all good. Well, mostly anyway. Every housing arrangement has its pros and cons to deal … Continue reading

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Smoke Detector & Carbon Monoxide Detector Regulations

On 11 March 2015 Housing Minister Brandon Lewis announced that landlords will be required by law to install working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in their properties. The draft legislation says: A relevant landlord in respect of a specified tenancy … Continue reading

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Infographic: Guide to Becoming a Landlord

This infographic by Access Legal shows some of the things landlords need to do, the costs involved, the classic errors to avoid to make sure you get the best from buy-to-let – and how to look after your tenants so … Continue reading

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Infographic: Student Property Investment

Did you know that the UK is the number one host country in the world for international students? With this in mind, it’s clear to see that there are big opportunities for financial success in this sector. If you are … Continue reading

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Infographic: Investing in Buy-To-Let Property in the UK

The buy-to-let market has played a crucial role in the development of the private rented sector, allowing more private landlords to enter into the market than ever before. If you’re considering investing in property, check this infographic first. Bookmark on … Continue reading

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