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Do I need landlord insurance?

Do I Need Landlord Insurance?

If you’re a landlord, or thinking about becoming one, you may well have asked the question “Do I need landlord insurance?” It’s a valid concern, and the answer can greatly impact your peace of mind and financial security. Here we take a look at what landlord insurance covers, whether landlord insurance is necessary, and the most common insurance claims landlords make.

September 19, 2023

How much notice does a landlord have to give?

How Much Notice Does a Landlord Have to Give Tenants to Move Out?

As a responsible landlord, it’s crucial to understand your obligations and rights when it comes to ending a tenancy. But how much notice does a landlord have to give tenants to move out? The answer depends on several factors including the type of tenancy; all which have their own rules.

September 7, 2023

How much can a landlord increase rent?

How Much can a Landlord Increase Rent?

If you are a private landlord, you may find yourself in a situation where you need to increase your tenants’ rent. Whether it’s due to rising maintenance costs and overheads, you need to cover refurbishment expenses, or you’ve upgraded your property so it now commands a higher rent, you’ll probably be wondering, by how much can a landlord increase rent, and what are the regulations that need to be followed?

August 28, 2023

Can you rent a property with an IVA?

Renting with an IVA – What Landlords Need to Know

As a landlord, you may come across potential tenants who are currently subject to an Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA). This can raise questions about whether it is possible to rent to someone in such a financial situation. Here we will explore what it means for you, and attempt to answer the question “Can you rent a property with an IVA?”

June 28, 2023

What is a property guarantor?

What is a Property Guarantor?

As a landlord, you may be familiar with the term ‘property guarantor’. If not, then read on to find out what is a property guarantor, and why you may need to ask prospective tenants for one. We’ll also explore other issues and common questions relating to property guarantors such as, “What is a property guarantor agreement?” and “Can you be a guarantor for two rented properties?”

June 21, 2023

What do I need to rent a property?

Landlords – What You Need to Rent a Property

Before you even think about finding tenants for your rental property, there are some key things you’ll need to do. If you’re wondering “what do I need to rent a property?” then this is the article for you. We’ve put together a checklist ranging from the legal aspects to the administrative and decorative side of things. In other words, all you need to know.

June 14, 2023

What are rent to rent properties?

Rent to Rent Properties – What You Need to Know as a Landlord

As a landlord, you are probably looking for new and innovative ways to maximise your rental income. One strategy that you may have heard of is the concept of ‘rent to rent’ properties. Here we’ll explain what are rent to rent properties, investigate how to find rent to rent properties, and discuss what you need to be aware of.

June 7, 2023

What is Ground Rent?

What is Ground Rent?

Are you considering purchasing a leasehold property with the intention of renting it out? If so, you might be wondering what is ground rent? Here our experts explain what ground rent is and how to find out ground rent on a property, whilst taking a look at the average UK ground rents, and recent updates to the law.

May 28, 2023

Can You Rent Two Properties at the Same Time UK?

Can You Rent Two Properties at the Same Time UK?

Are you considering renting multiple properties at the same time in the UK? An additional revenue stream may seem appealing, but there are factors to consider. As a landlord, it’s important to understand the legal and financial implications of renting multiple properties simultaneously. Here we explore the question: “Can you rent two properties at the same time UK?”

May 21, 2023

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