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Category: Landlord Advice

Can solar panels help cut water heating costs?

Many property owners continue to struggle with the rising costs of energy bills. Energy consumption takes many different forms, of course, but a major expense comes from the simple need to heat your water. Can solar panels help to cut …

The Spring Budget 2024 and landlords

Last month’s Spring Budget was billed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer as a “Budget for Long Term Growth”. Only time will tell whether it achieves that aim but, in the meantime, let’s look at just what the budget holds …

The curse of rent arrears

Bad debts are the scourge of many a business – and, for landlords of course this takes the shape of rent arrears. Managing any rent arrears is important for the cashflow of any buy to let business and the bottom …

Dealing with tenant rent arrears

If you are the landlord of buy to let property, what is likely to be one of your chief worries? If you are like the majority of landlords, this is likely to be a question of your tenants continuing to …

How to sell off your property portfolio

If you have decided to sell off your property portfolio, we have put together some quick tips to help you achieve your investment objectives. Assess your portfolio Begin by evaluating your entire property portfolio. Determine which properties you wish to …

Pests in your property – whose responsibility is it?

Dealing with pests in a property can be a frustrating and sometimes alarming experience for landlords and tenants alike. From rodents to insects, pests can cause damage, health hazards, and discomfort. However, determining who is responsible for addressing pest issues …

The six issues that can affect your property’s value

Whether you are a homeowner or landlord, one of the biggest assets you’re ever likely to own is your property. It is hardly surprising, then, that the value of that property – and the factors that may affect it – …

Winterproof your investment property

Storms, rain and snow can cause transport chaos and building damage in the UK. Now that we’re heading towards the dead of winter, it is still not too late  to protect your investment property against the ravages of the elements. …

How To Save Even More Money On Your Energy Costs

The household bills have rocketed for just about everyone in recent months. Quite rightly highlighted in the media – and recognised by the government – some of the most critical expenditure is likely to be on your domestic energy. You’re …

Winter-proof your garden

Winter in the UK can be harsh on your garden, with cold temperatures, frost, and potentially heavy snowfall. However, with the right preparations and care, you can protect your garden from the winter elements and ensure it flourishes once spring …