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Rental advice for tenants and those looking for a rental property.

Keeping your tenants safe

Your legal obligations  As a landlord, you’ve got a legal obligation to keep your tenants safe while they’re living in your property. There are around 170 rules and regulations relating to letting, and many of them are to do with health and safety, so there’s

The right way to end a tenancy

As a landlord, your priority is likely to be having a great tenant living in your property, paying rent to you on time and in full.   But there may be times when you want or need to get your property back. That could be

New year, new investment – but where should you buy?

  If you’re thinking of making a new buy-to-let investment this year, you may be wondering if there are any particular types of property or ‘hotspots’ you should be considering – locations where prices are predicted to rise quickly and where rental returns are well

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Property inventories – all you need to know

What is an inventory and why you should create one when you let your property An inventory lists and describes the contents and condition of everything in a property – from the paint on the walls to the cutlery in a kitchen drawer. It’s put

Property inspections are important…

Are you a Landlord?  – Property inspections are important   One important job for every landlord or for your property management company is to complete property inspections.   Carrying out regular inspections every few months can help you or your agent spot potential problems and

RENT SMART WALES WILL SOON BE HERE…

  Since 23 November 2015, all Landlords operating in Wales must become registered with Rent Smart Wales.  Landlords have a year to comply with this new obligation.  This new requirement comes from Part 1 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014. Are you a Landlord with

Do you have a tenancy that predates 6 April 2007?

If you received a deposit before 6 April 2007 and the tenancy became statutory periodic after that date, you now have until 23 June 2015 to make sure it is protected.  The Deregulation Act has clarified several points in deposit protection law, and Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) has