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Looking For a Great Tenant? Follow These 10 Steps!

It’s not only important to attract the best possible tenant to look after your property, it’s also important to maximise your income potential. In order for you to optimise your chances of finding the right tenant, you need to ensure your property looks at its best when viewings take place. Seeing as it’s summer and […]

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The 8 Step Process For Finding The Perfect Tenant

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There are good tenants, there are bad tenants and then there are nightmare tenants. Finding the right tenant is central to making your investment profitable. You have to identify a potential bad tenant before they move in. If you don’t, they can end up causing damage to your property, not pay the rent and even […]

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10 Secrets We’ve Learned About Tenants With Pets

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Most of us are hesitant to rent out our properties to tenants with pets for various reasons. But can the pros outweigh the cons? You might want to consider taking that step and renting out to tenants with pets, we’ve found that if you’re willing to rent out a property to them, your more likely […]

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What Do You Have In Common With Nelson Mandela?

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I remember it as though it was yesterday, back in South Africa, at the impressionable age of 10, Nelson Mandela being released from prison. I remember exactly where I was, what I was doing and how I felt. It was a life changing moment, not only for me as an individual or for our family, […]

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How The Horrors Hidden In Tenant’s Bank Statements Affect You

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Landlords and letting agents check prospective tenant bank statements before approving them, but is it enough? Some landlords or letting agents only rely on a credit report, backed up with info on income from an employer. Or an accountant’s statement if the individual is self employed. They look to see if the credit report says […]

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What Every Smart Landlord Should Know About Deposits

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This week we were reminded about how important it was to register your deposit with a deposit protection scheme when taking on tenants. A very distraught landlord came into the office yesterday and told us her horror story, you’re not going to believe this, even though it happens more often than people think. The landlord […]

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How Dave Retired 5 Years Earlier From Property

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Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to work your whole life in a dead end job. You can make your money work for you. Looking back over 10 years of business, we’re reminiscing about our clients’ success stories. I’d like to share this amazing success story with you today of one of our dearest […]

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How Are Landlords Planning to Save BIG TIME

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With the Tax Season still fresh in most landlord’s minds, many have started implementing plans to avoid the dreaded tenant tax. According to a study by Precise Mortgages, in the next 12 months, 2 out of five buy-to-let landlords will rather use limited companies to acquire properties. This is opposed to just over a quarter […]

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We’re Celebrating a Decade of a Passion for People!

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We can’t believe it either, we’re turning 10! And what a journey it has been, from landlords to tenants, new friends and old ones, we can truly say it’s been a joyful ride. And we couldn’t have done it without your support. We’ll be celebrating in all sorts of ways, so keep your eyes open […]

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