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23/07/2021
 
It can be hard becoming a Landlord if you have no support and do not have a letting agent, however here are some tips on how to be a good Landlord and keep your tenants happy.   1. Ensure you have a valid EPC (Energy Performance Certificate),&... read more »
 
12/07/2021
 
Worried about trusting a Letting Agent with your property?   Any Letting Agent is required in accordance to legislation to be part of a Redress Scheme, this is a scheme which allows consumers to escalate a complaint they have against the membe... read more »
 
08/07/2021
 
What are Letting Agents responsibility?   A Letting Agent works on behalf of a Landlord, they are paid a small percentage usually around 12% to run the letting. Firstly, they will go and assess the property as they are fully aware an... read more »
 
05/07/2021
 
    A Landlord must protect a tenants security deposit in a government approved scheme within the first 30 days of receiving it, then when the tenancy ends the tenant and landlord must agree within 10 days how much of the deposit will be ... read more »
 
28/06/2021
 
Lockdown has locked many of us away for long periods of time in our own home, which has led several people into wanting to change or move home. There was a huge push in lockdown to getting your house to a high standard for example, people were garden... read more »
 
24/06/2021
 
The government has come up with another bright idea which will impact landlords’ rental properties - changes to the availability of certain light bulbs and fittings.   The government is to ban the sale of halogen light bulbs from this Se... read more »
 
15/06/2021
 
Struggling with rent due to the Covid financial crisis?   Here is a few financial support tips for tenants struggling.     What is the Covid rent arrears crisis?   -it is the struggling almost 1 in 10 private sect... read more »
 
25/05/2021
 
Offa, the UK’s first Shariah-compliant bridging loan provider, has launched a short-term loan system for landlords which is open only in relation to properties with an EPC rating of A to C.   Offa says this BTL bridging finance aims... read more »
 
14/05/2021
 
A SAP EPC is required if a property has been: Newly built, Recently converted or has increased its number of dwellings (i.e. one house made into 2 flats)SAP Calculations are the UK governments methodology for measuring energy efficiency and CO2 emiss... read more »
 
03/05/2021
 
Old and damaged electrical fixtures are one of the leading causes of house fires. Conducting a domestic Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) can reduce the risk of electrical mishaps and keep your entire household safe.During an EICR, ... read more »
 
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