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3 Reasons Why You Need to Know the Landlord & Tenant Act 1985

Letting Agent Tips, Landlord Tips, law, Landlord and Tenant Act 1985

If you're a property manager working in lettings, chances are, you've heard of the Tenant Fees Act 2019, the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) and even its younger cousin Homes...

5 Ways to Keep Landlords Happy

Landlord Tips, repairs and maintenance management software, retaining landlords, property management

Landlords are the lifeblood of any lettings agency and keeping them happy is imperative if you want your business to thrive. But with the Property Ombudsman receiving around 1,000 complaints from...

Here's What The New Energy Efficiency Regulations Mean For Letting Agents...

Energy Efficiency Regulations Lettings, Letting Agent Blog, Landlord Tips

Worrying research shows thousands are unaware of the looming deadline on the introduction of new energy efficiency regulations. This time next year, landlords will no longer be able to let...

What To Do When A Joint Tenancy Splits

Letting Agent Tips, Landlord Tips

This guest blog is brought to you by Gill Johnson of GKJ Consultancy.

Joint tenancies often pose many issues for landlords. One area of dispute is the issue around giving notice. Can one tenant...

How Can Landlords Cater To Millennial Tenants?

Letting Agent Blog, Landlord Tips

We all know that Generation Rent is on the march, but did you know that many of them can hardly tie their own laces? We’re not kidding; a survey of millennial Londoners proved that one in three...

Landlords, take the “taxing” out of tax !

Buy to Let, Property Investment, Landlord Tips

Benjamin Franklin once said there were only two things certain in life; death and taxes. But as Britain’s property taxes are getting increasingly complicated, the only thing certain about them is...

6 Ways To Maximise Kerb Appeal

Letting Agent Blog, Landlord Tips

Landlords looking to increase their property’s pull to potential tenants should look no further than their front lawn – gardens are the new swing factor when it comes to securing a quality tenant....

How to maximise your property profits in an uncertain market

Property Investment, Landlord Tips

The property market may seem paralysed as Britain waits with baited breath to see how new Prime Minister Theresa May negotiates our exit from Europe - and what impact the departure will have on house...

10 Tips to Increase Your Rental Yield

Letting Agent Blog, Landlord Tips

Would-be landlords could be forgiven for thinking that all they have to do is purchase their property, install their tenant and then sit back and wait for the money to come rolling in.

Derelict detectives do your bargain hunting for you

Property Investment, Landlord Tips

As the property ladder slides further out of reach for many would-be first time buyers, and house prices grow ever more unaffordable, some canny house hunters are resorting to ingenious ways to get...

Is the UK becoming a rental nation by force or out of choice?

Generation Rent, Landlord Tips

This guest blog is brought to you by Sim Sekhon of LegalforLandlords

To rent or not to rent?

Historically, the ambition has been to get on the property ladder as soon as possible, but the constant...

Life for Rent--Being a Tenant in my Thirties

Tips for Tenants, Landlord Tips

Returning to London after living abroad

Returning home to London after four years living abroad, I’ve rejoined a group that I never thought I’d be a member of again – Generation Rent. I was lucky...

10 Top Tips For First-Time Landlords

Letting Agent Blog, Landlord Tips

Hot on the heels of our advice for tenants just starting out in the rental world, we’ve compiled a list of key points for first-time landlord to consider as they place their feet firmly on the...

Section 21 Changes - New Guide For Letting Agents

Retaliatory Evictions, Section 21 Legislation, Landlord Tips

With agencies across England still getting to grips with the fundamental changes to Section 21 we at Fixflo and The Association of Residential Letting Agents ( ARLA) have produced timelines to...

Tips To Smooth The Landlord/Tenant Relationship

Attracting Landlords, Landlord Tips

Guest post by Polly Phillips

When the oven broke in the flat that I first rented, my landlord didn’t fix it for 5 weeks. For my wok-wielding flatmates, the inability to bake didn’t present a problem...

Dress To Impress

Landlord Tips

When it comes to selling property, vendors have long-accepted that a house should be dressed to impress in order to attract the highest sale price. Shows like Property Ladder and Location, Location,...

Landlords: The Value Of Inventories

Landlord Tips, Property Inventory

An inventory can save your life and your property.

Cambridge buy to let - it doesn't take a genius!

Landlord Tips

Cambridge is now not just top of the charts academically, but also scores first class honours as one of the most desirable places in the country to live. This may be bad news for residents, as the...

Tips For New Landlords

Landlord Tips

Guest Post By Polly Phillips

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Landlord Tips

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