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As a landlord, you may be wondering whether to invest in houses of multiple occupation (HMOs) or whether the good money is in ordinary rental properties. Any seasoned landlord will tell you there are multiple benefits of investing in HMOs,

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When you’re a landlord, adhering to the latest safety regulations for your properties is crucial, not only to protect the wellbeing of tenants, but also to ensure you don’t receive a hefty fine or even a stint at Her Majesty’s

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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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