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13/08/2021
HHSRS GUIDANCE FOR LONDON LANDLORDS

If you’re a London landlord, you need to make sure that you are aware of your obligations under Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS), or you could find yourself in a not-so-good situation.    What is Housing Health and Safety Rating System?   The Housing Health and Safety Rating System is an evaluation tool to verify if th...

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10/08/2021
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE “C” FOR LET PROPERTIES BY 2027

Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas that has been an integral part of life. But with the increase of greenhouse gases causes Earth’s energy budget out of balance, additional heat is trapped, and thus the Earth’s average temperature increases causing climate change. Reducing carbon dioxide emissions is the only way to slow down climate change....

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05/08/2021
RIGHT TO RENT CHECK UPDATE

Right to Rent Check was introduced to the private rented sector in England through the Immigration Act 2014. This requires landlords and agents to check before the tenancy if the prospective tenant or lodger can legally rent the residential property in England. Anyone without the ‘right to rent' is disqualified from renting and cannot be permitted to o...

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02/08/2021
LONDON LANDLORDS: TOP 7 LANDLORD MISTAKES TO AVOID

The main goal of being a landlord is to maximise the profits you receive from all your rental properties. However, many inexperienced landlords find out the hard way through a complete lack of knowledge and understanding of what to do and not what to do.  Here are the 7 landlords mistakes that all landlords should avoid making. 1.    ...

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29/07/2021
HOW TO WALLPAPER YOUR LETTING PROPERTY?

Decorating a letting property is not just only about making it look nice but it is a part of making the property look attractive and appealing to people especially to potential tenants. It has always been advised to use neutral colors in decorating the rental property. Cream, white, gray, and similar shades are perfect to create a blank canvas for the t...

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26/07/2021
HMO LANDLORDS: 5 TOP TIPS FOR CREATING HMO

House in multiple occupations, commonly known as HMO, is a property rented to 3 or more people who are not part of the same household – 2 or more households who share communal areas such as kitchen or bathroom.Many landlords consider HMO as a more efficient way to have a rental portfolio. The opportunity of accumulating more rent from several tenants a...

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22/07/2021
WHY IS AUTUMN CLEANING IMPORTANT?

Have you ever done autumn cleaning? We are all familiar with spring cleaning as the most important cleaning of the house happens in spring. But experts say that autumn cleaning can be vital in achieving a healthier winter. Why is autumn cleaning important?Winter is coming, which means it’s time to close your windows up and turn your heaters on. Wh...

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19/07/2021
WHY BUY-TO-LET IS STILL POPULAR?

One of the most lucrative ways for a passive income is property investment. Like any other investment, there is no guarantee for success but as long as you do it right, there is a success.  Buy-to-let property is one of the most common types of property investment that you have already heard about. It offers investors an array of benefits. Wha...

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15/07/2021
WHY SHOULD YOU FURNISH YOUR BUY-TO-LET PROPERTY?

“Should I rent my property furnished?”  There is no legal obligation for a landlord to furnish a buy-to-let property. But one of the main goals for landlords is to entice quality renters for their buy-to-let property. It has been a common question for landlords how to present their buy-to-let property. There are plenty of advantages to...

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13/07/2021
5 TIPS HOW TO MAXIMISE SMALL KITCHEN SPACES

The kitchen is one of the focal points of a house. It can be considered the heart of a home. It’s where we cook, eat, and at times socialize with family and friends. If the kitchen space is small, at times it feels restricted.  So how to maximise small kitchen spaces?  1.     Choose the right appliances and kitchen essenti...

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07/07/2021
THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF LANDLORD’S INSURANCE IN THE UK

Buy-to-Let (BTL) property can be a good investment that allows landlords to earn passive income. But like any other type of investment, before diving in, there are risks implicated that should be taking into consideration. There are other risks that can be mitigated to protect yourself as a landlord by taking the correct steps. One of the main protector...

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05/07/2021
WHY MARKETING YOUR LETTING PROPERTY IN LONDON IS IMPORTANT?

Marketing your letting property is a big part of being a landlord. Properly and effectively marketing your letting property is the best way to attract the right tenants and fill the vacancies fast. However, marketing properly can be expensive and time-consuming. Oftentimes, landlords choose to just forgo marketing, they would just put for rent signs in their...

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01/07/2021
DIY PROPERTY MANAGEMENT VS PROFESSIONAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT IN LONDON

Do you have the time?Because you are dealing with home, there is no guarantee when you will be called or needed. Part of managing your property is being contacted by tenants. It may be 2 p.m. or 8 a.m. You can expect to be on-call even you’re enjoying your vacation to deal with issues on your rental property. Managing your rental property takes co...

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28/06/2021
WHAT ARE MY RESPONSIBILITIES AS A LANDLORD IN BALHAM?

Having a rental property can be an exciting business venture and it can be rewarding and profitable. But managing a rental property is not as easy as you think. Perhaps you have saved up a down payment to buy your first rental property and hope to make your investment grow over time or to add your stream of income. If you are thinking of purchasing a bu...

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24/06/2021
3 SIGNS THAT YOU’RE ARE READY FOR YOUR FIRST BUY-TO-LET PROPERTY

There’s a lot of stories you can find where real estate investing is the key to building wealth. You’ve probably watched videos, Youtube videos, and probably heard different success stories. For a first-time investor, buying your buy-to-let property is a huge step towards passive income generation. However, it is important to ensure that you...

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