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Top Interior Trends of 2022/23

A short guide to the interior design trends of 2022 and what we predict in 2023. Read more

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Property Jargon Busters: Top 12 terms you should know!

Are you looking to rent or become a landlord and are having difficulty understanding the property expert jargon? If you’re finding yourselves overwhelmed or confused by the terminology, and are struggling to move forward with your move or purchase, then take a look at our jargon breakdown for some helpful information on some keywords.  HMO … Read more

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13 Questions You Should Ask When Screening Tenants

19% of all households in the UK rent private property. That’s a little over 4.4 million renters. The size of the private renting sector can make it challenging for landlords to sift through applicants. How can you make sure that the people you are letting your property to can be trusted to maintain it and… Read more

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Top 5 Things To Know About Bristol

Are you new to living in Bristol? Or are you looking to relocate to the city? There are many wonderful things to know about Bristol – which we’re sure even the born and bred Bristolians won’t know! All of which are great reasons to want to make the big move. See why people love living… Read more

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Settling Into Your New Home

1. Get Unpacked Early, Even The Niggly Bits!  We’ve all been there – you get your new keys and move all the boxes and large items into your new house or apartment. And once the big bits are in place, the sofa’s positioned, and the TV’s on, all you want to do is call it… Read more

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Renovating Your Rental: Tips On Building Better

You’ve done the work – you’ve got the property. All that’s left to do now is fix it up and find your tenants. Maybe you’re looking to improve the aesthetic appeal, increase the valuation, or just spruce up a space that wasn’t kept too tidy by previous owners. In any case, renovations can easily add… Read more

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A Guide to Property Tax for Landlords

Most people purchase a buy-to-let property because they want to make an investment. While the return is likely to be good, either through the money you make in rent or when you sell the property later, it’s important to know that you will need to pay tax at every stage of your investment: when you… Read more

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5 Things To Know Before Purchasing a Buy-To-Let Property

The past decade has been rough for most sectors. But despite an EU exit, soaring inflation, and a pandemic, the UK’s Buy-To-Let market continues to endure. The sector has grown by £215 billion over the past five years. Its total value now stands at £1.7 trillion. Even with new Stamp Duty surcharges and decreased tax… Read more

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8 Ways to Keep Your Rental Property Costs Down

Letting property can be a very lucrative business. Landlords in the UK earn £15,000 on average. However, that’s before taxes and operating costs. Expenses from major repairs and sudden void periods can also cleave into your profit. Maximising the income you take home from your rental property requires a bit of digging and meticulous planning.… Read more

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8 Property Management Tips to the First Time HMO Landlord

Houses of Multiple Occupancy (HMOs) can be a lucrative source of income, and buy-to-let landlords can earn three times as much money letting out separate rooms in a shared house compared to letting a whole property to one family. However, HMOs are heavily regulated compared to other types of rental properties and failing to comply… Read more

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Five Fire Safety Regulations Every Residential Landlord Should Know

A fire in the home is a devastating event that can happen surprisingly easily. House fires claim the lives of over 200 people in the UK every year, with the majority of these fatalities taking place between 10pm and 6pm, when people are asleep. During sleep, your sense of smell decreases to being almost non-existent,… Read more

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How To Deal With Difficult Tenants

In most cases tenants of a rental property will be responsible and sensible, and treat your property with respect. Unfortunately there will always be some exceptions to the rule, who create difficulty and stress for you as a landlord.  Here are some of the issues that might arise with difficult tenants, and how they should… Read more