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How to convert a property into an HMO 2020 Update

Posted on 29/01/2020

A house in multiple occupation – commonly known as an HMO – is a property which is rented by three or more tenants who aren’t part of the same household (i.e. a family). Here we review the considerations you'll need before creating a HMO.

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How to improve your EPC rating in five easy steps - 2020 Update

Posted on 27/01/2020

With the Government’s MEES regulations set to be extended to all tenancies from April 1 2020, what is changing and how can a rental property be made more energy efficient?

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Are my tenants growing cannabis - signs and what should you do?

Posted on 27/12/2019

With increasing reports of renters using landlords’ properties to grow cannabis – what do you need to know and what are the signs you need to look out for?

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Four things for landlords to look out for in 2020

Four things for landlords to look out for in 2020

Posted on 11/12/2019

After an eventful 2019 with new legislation and political uncertainty to contend with, what do landlords need to look out for next year?

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Short-let subletting - the signs to look out for

Posted on 04/12/2019

There are a number of risks associated with the short-term lets sector – one of which is the growing trend of tenants letting landlords’ properties via platforms such as Airbnb.

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