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Landlords Should Look Out For the Potential of Tenant ..

As the credit crunch looms large, an increasing worry of mine is that one of my tenants loses their job and the potential ramifications for me as the landlord. One thing that I can do to reduce the ..
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What is an Energy Performance Certificate? - Landlords Answers

Landlords will need an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Landlords who market an investment property for letting now risk a £200 fine from the Local Trading Standards Officer if they do not have ..
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Student Letting - Landlords Appraisal of the Positive and ..

Students can make good tenants & here's why. 1. You can fit more of them into a house. A 3 bed house will frequently accommodate 4 sharers - and that's without letting the cupboard! This is more .
(September 21, 2008)
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Student Letting Analysis For UK Residential Landlords

The student letting market is a niche market for landlords but one that can be very rewarding if a landlord gets it right but equally it's very easy and expensive if landlords get it wrong. ..
(September 14, 2008)
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Gazundering is Back in the Property Market and has Been ..

Landlords have to search hard for the positives in the current property market. House prices are falling; last week Halifax, the UK's biggest mortgage lender released figures suggesting that the down .
(June 17, 2008)
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Landlords and Property Investors Should Be Looking at the ..

What do the initials PRC mean to you as a landlord and property investor? Probably not an awful lot. However, these type of properties which can be found literally around every street corner in the ..
(July 06, 2008)
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Property Price Re bound For Landlords UK House Price Comment

It is impossible for landlords to escape from the doom-laden projections of falling house prices, a slumping economy combined with rising overheads such as our buy-to-let mortgage costs. All this ..
(July 24, 2008)
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Advice For Landlords Going To A Court Of Law Against A Tenant

Landlords should see going to court as a landlord's last resort. Unfortunately though, a court appearance is a fact of life for many landlords who are looking at regaining possession of their ..
(February 13, 2008)
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The Tenant Does A Bunk! - UK Landlords

Don't worry; this is not necessarily a regular occurrence. In all my years of being a landlord it has only happened to me twice and even then it was partly my fault. This was because it turns out ..
(May 23, 2007)
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The Tenancy Agreement And Responsibility For Repair And ..

Responsibility within a tenancy agreement One of the major issues relating to the renting and letting of property is that of maintenance and repair regarding the tenancy agreement. Who's responsible ..
(July 18, 2007)
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The Length of a Tenancy Agreement and How it Effects the ..

How long should I grant an assured shorthold tenancy agreement for? It’s possible to grant an assured shorthold tenancy (AST) for a fixed period, say 6 months. These tenancies are referred to ..
(June 27, 2007)
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The Tenancy Agreement - UK Property

Background Once you have identified an acceptable tenant and all the references have ‘checked out’, the next stage is to get them to enter into a tenancy agreement. Do I need to bother with a .
(June 20, 2007)
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Selecting A Letting Agent - How To Sort The Good From The Bad

You have decided to use a letting agent. The next question is how to select one? The best way of identifying a good local agent is word of mouth. If they have been personally recommended by a ..
(May 30, 2007)
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Raspberry or the Big Bang - UK Property Investment

Watching self interestedly the residential property market over the last 5 years I have been reminded of a children’s party. Lots of balloons floating about and the odd whoopee cushion to boot. .
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One Lump or Two? - UK Property

Can you imagine going into the pub and asking for 3 spoons of beer? Or visiting the builders merchant and asking for 5 piles of bricks. People would think you were one sandwich short of a picnic! ..
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Finding Tenants For Your Rental Property - UK Landlords ..

Letting property isn’t always easy, let me share some excellent tips on how to get tenants as quickly and as cheaply as possible. Helping you to avoid the curse of the rental void. You ..
(May 29, 2007)
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