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Electrical socket

Time is running out for landlords who have not completed the Electrical Installation Condition Report – the latest government legislation designed to protect tenant safety. The new legal requirement starting next month is a key part of electrical safety measures.

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Landlords and Pets: Tenancy Agreement Amends

Finding a rental property that permits pets has traditionally been a struggle for tenants. Research in 2020 found only 4% of UK landlords were happy to accept tenants with a dog or cat. However, new government legislation, introduced on 28th

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A Landlord's Guide to Essential Decorating

If you’re a landlord decorating a rented property for tenants, it’s very different from your own home. Looking for ideas you like on Pinterest and adding personal touches is unnecessary, as it might even alienate a percentage of potential tenants.

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2021: Dates to Note for Landlords

When you’re a landlord, every new year brings changes in legislation – but 2021 looks set to bring rather more upheaval than usual. Some major updates are on the horizon, not least of which is Brexit on 1st January, when

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The National Landlords' Association

With over 41,000 members, The National Landlords’ Association is the largest membership organisation in the UK for private landlords. If you’re already a landlord or you’re potentially interested in becoming one, joining the NLA can help you navigate a potential

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Residential to HMO: How to Convert your Property

If you’re a landlord planning to convert your property from residential to HMO, it can provide a lucrative source of income. Many landlords choose to rent out houses in multiple occupation, as they believe this is a more efficient way

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How to Become a Successful Student Landlord

Renting a property to students is different from renting to professionals and other domestic households: there are lots of steps to becoming a successful student landlord, but it’s worth the effort, as it can be a lucrative source of income.

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How to Become a Landlord

Becoming a private landlord can be a great source of income – but there are a few things you’ll have to do before starting to rent out your property, beginning with some basic steps to ensure you’re doing everything legally.

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Landlords' Guide: Renting to Students During Pandemic

Landlords who rent accommodation to students are concerned about what the future holds during the COVID-19 pandemic. They face their own set of challenges in light of the fact that further and higher education establishments, including universities, are currently closed.

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