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Landlord Responsibilities: Fixtures and Fittings

There are many things that landlords must consider in order to run their business efficiently. In particular, it’s important to know where you stand when dealing with tenants. Issues can arise and it’s important to understand your rights in the

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Landlords: Student Accommodation Checks

With students all over the UK returning to university this month, landlords will have been busy carrying out checks on their accommodation over the holiday period. The stereotype images of students living in grubby digs, with piles of washing up

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Home Alone

The hit film, Home Alone, is a cult comedy about a boy who is accidentally left alone in the family home over Christmas due to a mix-up. Comic mayhem ensues when two burglars try to break into his house and

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Simple Advice for First-time Landlords

Many homeowners are becoming landlords as the housing market slows and they struggle to sell their property. Being a landlord is a great way to generate extra income, but it’s not a good idea to rent out your property without

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Closed Windows: The Health Implications

As winter approaches and the mild autumnal weather is replaced by the winter chill, for many people, it’s a case of putting the central heating on and closing the windows, but on the contrary, medical professionals are urging people to

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Carbon Monoxide: What you Should Know

Carbon monoxide is commonly known as the “silent killer” because it’s a toxic gas that can kill people very quickly, before they even realise what’s happening. Odourless, colourless and tasteless, it can be too late by the time the effects

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Inviting Nature into your Home

The latest trend for eco-friendly interior design means inviting nature into your home. Decorating in a style that uses natural materials, creative decorations, handmade accents and neutral or rustic colours makes your home look and feel relaxing, while inviting a

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How to Create an Eye-catching Window Box

Summer is the perfect time of year to make your surroundings more beautiful by using the colourful plants and flowers that are in full bloom. Even if you have no outdoor space, or you’re new to gardening, creating a window

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Stubborn Stain Removal: Carpet and Furniture

Removing stains from your plush carpet, or from your luxuriously upholstered suite, can be both difficult and frustrating, but life is messy, especially if you have pets and kids! It’s inevitable that accidents are going to happen from time to

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