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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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What Every Smart Landlord Should Know About Deposits

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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The Dreaded Tenant Tax And What You Can Do To Save Money

With tax returns handed in, a lot of landlords are sitting with their hands in their hair because of the sky-high taxes they had to pay. And it’s only going to get worse! Why are the taxes increasing so dramatically? A little piece of legislation called Section 24 was introduced in April 2017 and is […]

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The Shortest Fairy Tale Ever

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There once was a landlord who had his property advertised by an agency for two months. The property had a few viewings but received no constructive feedback at all. He was also asked to reduce the price of the property twice. Exasperated, the landlord contacted Luscombe & Co. We advertised the property on Saturday, did […]

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6 Time Management Skills Every Landlord Needs

You know how it goes, you get up in the morning with big plans for the day, but before you know it, you’re caught up in loads of little things that need your attention and you’re not getting any real work done. As we are landlords ourselves, we know how frustrating this can be. We […]

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