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Can you heat your home for £100 per year?

Posted on 29/04/2015

By building homes that have excellent thermal performance, exceptional airtightness and mechanical ventilation, Passivhaus (or Passive House) homes developed by the Passivhaus Institute can cost under £100 a year to heat.

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‘Revenge evictions’ – What do landlords need to know?

Posted on 23/04/2015

After a long and protracted campaign by numerous MPs and pressure groups, the law surrounding part of the eviction process has recently changed for good.

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Repairs and Responsbilities blog
Tags: Maintenance

Repairs and responsibilities: What are you responsible for?

Posted on 13/04/2015

As a landlord, you’ll probably be well aware that you have a number of important responsibilities when letting your property.

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Will pension reforms affect the lettings industry?

Posted on 13/04/2015

Recent changes to pension regulations, which came into effect on April 6th, may see the rise of a new generation of landlords who are reaching retirement age, also dubbed as ‘silver landlords’.

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Pets for Lets
Tags: Pets

Pets for lets: accepting a tenant with a pet

Posted on 17/03/2015

Britain’s pet population is rising, and many of these pet owners are tenants. Here, we look at the steps you should take if you accept tenants with pets

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