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The Best Place to Invest in Property UK

If you fancy turning your hand to property investment but unsure where to start, we’ve got it covered. We’ve taken a look at the best place to invest in property in the UK. To work this out, we’ve looked at … Continue reading

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A Guide to the Best Online Letting Agents

As a landlord, choosing a letting agent can be tough. It’s a decision which needs careful consideration. In recent years, the rise in popularity of online letting agents has presented an alternative option for your portfolio. But which are best? … Continue reading

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Landlord Inspections: What You Need to Know

Ever had your investment abused by careless tenants? It’s a horrible feeling. You feel cheated by people you trusted. Deposits and flawless inventories are great ways of combating bad tenants but there’s another step you should be taking. Landlord inspections … Continue reading

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A Guide to Fair Wear and Tear

It’s the three words all landlords despise: wear and tear. But what does it actually mean? Is wear and tear an excuse for carelessness or can it be measured? Where does wear and tear end and where does damage begin? … Continue reading

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Should I Rent to Students? Landlord Advice

If you’re a landlord in a university town or city, you’ve probably seen the potential in student rentals. There are plenty of advantages in renting to students. Having said this, there are some pretty awful issues you could encounter too. … Continue reading

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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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