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Energy efficient homes are becoming more important for tenants

Posted on 30/01/2017

Energy efficiency has become an important consideration for an increasing number of people in recent years, and this requires landlords to acknowledge the growing need for energy efficient rental properties.

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How will the Government crack down on 'rogue' landlords?

Posted on 30/01/2017

The Government recently revealed its intentions regarding banning orders, which could see landlords or agents banned for at least a year at a time, and its proposed database of criminal landlords and agents.

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Why a good internet connection is so important

Posted on 27/12/2016

In an increasingly digital world, we explore how importantly tenants view a good internet connection when choosing their rented property

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The ban on upfront fees to tenants: eight things for landlords to consider

Posted on 23/12/2016

In light of the recent announcement to ban upfront fees to tenants, we explore what things landlords may need to consider going forward

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How to prepare your property for a new tenancy

Posted on 02/12/2016

In between tenancies is a busy time for landlords, we have put together some tips to help prepare your rental property before your new tenants move in.

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Get the best from winter viewings

Posted on 01/12/2016

As a landlord, you’ll never really welcome having a vacant property; but this can be a particular challenge in winter, as less tenants are looking to move than in summer and the weather can make even the prettiest property look dull and unappealing.

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