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Don’t fall foul of Citizens Advice Bureau’s rogue landlord claims

Posted on 16/06/2015

The Citizens Advice Bureau, in its latest survey, has accused ‘rogue landlords’ of earning £5.6 billion per year from homes considered to be unsafe.

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Landlord events throughout the year

Posted on 16/06/2015

The buy-to-let market is constantly evolving and, if you’re a landlord who already accommodates established tenants, you’ll know how demanding the market can be. Landlord events can be a useful resource if you’re looking to advance your skills and knowledge in order to stay ahead in this frequently changing environment.

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Landlords buying properties with sitting tenants

Posted on 12/06/2015

A recent report suggests that more landlords are targeting properties with sitting tenants; we take a closer look and weigh up the pros and cons.

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Carrying out inspections: best practice for landlords

Posted on 10/06/2015

Property inspections are a useful way to evaluate the state of your property and how well it’s being looked after by tenants. However, arranging visits for inspections as well as mastering the check-in and check-out process for your tenants is no easy feat.

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NLA report shows 1 in 4 landlords are accidental

Posted on 03/06/2015

The latest research conducted by the National Landlords Association (NLA) has shown that almost a quarter of landlords in the UK (24%) came to the buy-to-let market either accidentally or unintentionally, which is 360,000 people.

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Landlords: A roundup of May’s biggest stories

Posted on 27/05/2015

In partnership with Landlord Today, HomeLet rounds up the biggest stories affecting landlords during May 2015.

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