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16/04/2022
Self-Managing Landlords

Are you a self-managing landlord looking to save money?  As professional letting agents (property management company) in the UK, we often deal with self-managed landlords and while we want toRegulatory Burdens For years, landlords in the UK have been navigating what feels like a never-ending maze of regulations, each more complicated than the last. La...

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12/03/2022
Landlord's tax reduction guide in London

Owning and running a rental property is a great way to earn some extra cash. But if you’re a landlord, that extra money can put you in for some extra tax liabilities at the same time. But those expenses incurred by landlords are deductible when it comes to filing income tax returns. What are the expenses that a landlord can claim?As a landlord, yo...

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27/02/2022
How to attract millennial renters

When it comes to filling the vacancies on letting properties, it is important to attract the most qualified tenants who can stay long term and pay the rent on time. A large number of millennials are renting in the UK and are expecting to rent for the rest of their lives.What are the benefits of attracting millennials? How to provide appeal to your rental pro...

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19/02/2022
What Section 21 abolition could mean for landlord

What Section 21 abolition could mean for Landlords?As part of the continuing haul of the sector, the government has outlined plans to consult on new legislation to eliminate Section 21 evictions, often called ‘no-fault’ evictions. Under the government’s proposal, evicting tenants using a Section 21 notice procedure will no longer be po...

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26/01/2022
The important factors in calculating the rent for your rental property

Knowing how much rent you should charge for your rental property is not easy. Whether you are a first-time landlord or a more experienced landlord trying a new location. It is one of the hardest parts of the rental process yet one of the vital parts of the rental process. The amount you will charge for the rental will decide your profit, the quality of...

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21/01/2022
Property trend 2022

One question that we get questions as estate agents by prospective investors is about what is the property trend in 2022 and what is emerging generally so that they can be informed before plunging into an investment.With that, let’s take a look at the house trends we see that are emerging in 2022 so farIncrease in House PricesIt is expected that the ho...

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18/01/2022
Tips on relocating to London in 2022

Moving to any city can be a thrilling experience and it can also be daunting. London is a city known for being one of the liveliest cities in the world. There are about 8.8 million people living in London. The population has grown in the past 20 years. And by 2026 it is estimated that London will reach a population of over 9.5 million. Its cultural diversity...

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21/12/2021
7 tips to prevent condensation in your home

Why does the condensation problem happen?Condensation most commonly happens during the winter, but it can also occur at any time of the year. It can happen when the air in the home touches a surface that is cooler than the air’s dew point and can no longer hold the moisture, and hence condenses onto the surface closest to it.Why there is a problem when...

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30/11/2021
Property renovations that are better left undone

When it comes to buy-to-let property renovations the are some improvements that are worth the value for money and there are others that most certainly are not and be better left undone. Here are some key points when renovating your buy-to-let properties that are better left undone.1.     Repairs that will not increase the value or have a poor...

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27/11/2021
New law will require social homes be fitted with fire alarms and private rented properties with carbon monoxide alarms

Just this week, the government has announced a new law that all social homes are required to have smoke alarms fitted and carbon monoxide alarms be fitted in all private rented properties with fixed appliances such as boilers or fires.Landlords or agents acting on the behalf of the landlords are also extended to test the alarms on the first day of tenancy. T...

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22/11/2021
How to ensure that property managers are worth paying for

Property investment can be profitable at the same time it can be a risky venture. People who have the capacity to invest their money in properties but want to be hands-off for all the leg work must hire a property manager to handle the day-to-day operations of the rental property.A property manager is a vital part of your property business, but of course, yo...

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15/11/2021
Energy Efficiency in London 2021

Last 10th November 2021, the dataset on the energy efficiency of dwellings, environmental impact, estimated CO2 emissions, and estimated energy cost in England was released.Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) indicates the energy efficiency of a dwelling. It is based on the dwelling's energy features, such as the materials used, the heating systems, and ins...

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10/11/2021
How to protect your home this winter

Although winter is the ideal time to be seen in your best outfit, winter can sometimes be an unforgiving season. Damages that the winter may cause your home and high energy bills can leave you a big hole in your pocket. And as the winter comes in, homeowners and property owners should act now and get ready for the winter so that they won’t get caught b...

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09/11/2021
London Landlords: 5 Property Management tips to get ready for 2022

As 2022 is approaching, it is the perfect time for London landlords to reflect and consider strategies to refresh and improve their approaches when it comes to managing their rental properties. Here are the 5 tips to help landlords get ready for 2022.Review lease termsA landlord’s lease agreement is the cornerstone of the entire rental operation. It is...

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05/11/2021
London Landlords: How to retain good tenants

Retaining good tenants is one of the goals of a landlord. Making sure that your tenants are consistently happy with their place to continue to rent with you can sometimes be a difficult thing to do. So here are some ways you can do to increase the chances of your tenants to stay in the property.1.  Making necessary repairs quicklyThere is not an id...

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