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Should you self-manage or use a letting agent?
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Should you self-manage or use a letting agent?

If you’re starting out as a buy-to-let landlord, you need to decide whether to appoint a letting agent or manage the property yourself. We look at the pros and cons of the two options.

A Landlord’s Guide to Paying Tax on Rental Income
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A Landlord’s Guide to Paying Tax on Rental Income

Check out our comprehensive guide to Rental Income Tax & Landlord Taxes. Read now…

How to become a landlord
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How to become a landlord

Check out our complete guide to becoming a landlord including responsibilities and regulations…

When should I change the locks on my buy-to-let property?
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When should I change the locks on my buy-to-let property?

Should landlords change the locks at the end of a tenancy? Is it a good idea for landlords to change the locks between tenancies? Read this article to get some advice on when to change the locks on your buy-to-let property.

What is rent guarantee insurance?
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What is rent guarantee insurance?

Rent guarantee insurance provides cover for landlords, should their tenants fail to pay their rent. Unlike building insurance, it’s not a legal requirement to take

Looking ahead – how will landlords invest in 2020?
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Looking ahead – how will landlords invest in 2020?

Investing in houses of multiple occupation (HMOs) will be the preferred strategy of landlords who plan to add to their portfolios in 2020, according to

My tenant is not paying rent. What can I do?
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My tenant is not paying rent. What can I do?

Possibly the biggest expectation any landlord has is that their tenants will pay their rent on time and in full. The repercussions of a tenant

Letting your property furnished or unfurnished – which is better?
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Letting your property furnished or unfurnished – which is better?

Letting your property furnished or unfurnished is probably one of your first big decisions as landlord. We look at the pros, cons and things you need to know about furnishing a property.

Should I rent my properties for less than market value?
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Should I rent my properties for less than market value?

As a new landlord, or someone considering buy-to-let, you might be asking ‘how much should I rent my properties for?’ We look at the pros and cons of undercutting the competition in the rental market.

Landlords warned about the ‘silent killer’
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Landlords warned about the ‘silent killer’

Find out more about Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week and the warnings to Landlords about the risks to their tenants

Emergency repairs cost UK landlords £4.5 billion
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Emergency repairs cost UK landlords £4.5 billion

More than half of UK landlords needed to call an emergency contractor to one of their properties in the past year, are you prepared?

What does landlord’s insurance cover?
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What does landlord’s insurance cover?

Landlord insurance isn’t a legal requirement but could offer vital protection should the worst happen to your rental property. Find out about the different types of cover you should consider.