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What Happened In The Lettings & Property Market in 2020
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What Happened In The Lettings & Property Market in 2020

Over the last 12 months, the UK lettings market has experienced the most abrupt change in its history. As we reflect on 2020, here are our most-read stories from the past 12 months.

How to find the best tenants for your rental properties
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How to find the best tenants for your rental properties

Renting out your property to strangers will always be a leap of faith and finding great tenants can never be guaranteed. But there are simple steps you can take to find the best tenants.

Is Buy-to-let worth it? Still a good Investment?
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Is Buy-to-let worth it? Still a good Investment?

With changes to the tax laws, increasing regulation and uncertainty surrounding the property market, are buy-to-let investments in the UK a secure choice?

Can you run a business from a rented house or flat?
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Can you run a business from a rented house or flat?

What rights does a landlord have when a tenant wants to run a business from a rented property? And what can go wrong?

Landlord Right Of Entry – Rules on Landlords Entering a Property
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Landlord Right Of Entry – Rules on Landlords Entering a Property

Attitudes to renting have changed. Almost 20% of the UK population now live in privately rented accommodation – a rise of 10% in just 20

Which repairs are a landlord’s responsibility – and which are a tenant’s?
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Which repairs are a landlord’s responsibility – and which are a tenant’s?

If you are new to renting out property, find out exactly which repairs are a landlord’s responsibility, and which need to be carried out by a tenant.

How to protect yourself when evicting a tenant from your rental property
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How to protect yourself when evicting a tenant from your rental property

If you want a tenant to leave your property for whatever reason, there are steps you need to take to stay on the right side

20 ways to minimise tenant turnover costs
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20 ways to minimise tenant turnover costs

For landlords, the period between tenancies can be costly in terms of lost revenue and property maintenance. Read our 20 tips for keeping good tenants long-term – and keeping costs to a minimum.

Most UK tenants are happy to rent, study finds
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Most UK tenants are happy to rent, study finds

A new survey has found that most UK private tenants are happy renting with less than half looking to buy property in the near future.

Which repairs are tenants responsible for?
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Which repairs are tenants responsible for?

If you are new to renting out property, find out exactly which repairs are a landlord’s responsibility, and which need to be carried out by a tenant.

RLA urges rethink of indefinite tenancy proposal
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RLA urges rethink of indefinite tenancy proposal

The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) has asked housing charity, Shelter to back its call for dedicated housing courts to deal with repossessions in England’s private

Loss of tenant deposit mainly caused by furniture damage
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Loss of tenant deposit mainly caused by furniture damage

Damage to furniture has been revealed to be one of the main reasons for a landlord to deduct funds from a tenant’s deposit at the end