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Essential maintenance for landlords – spring edition

Now the frost is behind us for a while, and the days are longer, it’s important to inspect your rental properties and carry out a some essential maintenance. The harsh UK winter may have taken a toll on your property. Even if it hasn’t, there are things you can do this time of year to […]

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Rent guarantee insurance: 3 things to check before you buy

Not all rent guarantee insurance is created equal. In this post, we’ll walk you though three important things to look out for when choosing your protection. Don’t cut corners when selecting rental protection. Buy the wrong policy and you could end up forking out a lot of money down the line. @homesureproperty Our latest blog […]

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Change letting agent, keep your tenant – it’s possible

If you’ve assumed that it’s a long and difficult process to move properties from one letting agent to another, you’re not alone. This is a common misconception. Where you have a tenant in place – especially if your current agent found that tenant – you may assume that you can’t change letting agent and keep […]

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Buying investment property in Liverpool? Work with us and we’ll rate your deal

Buying investment property in Liverpool City Region is a great idea. Of course, some deals are better than others. Before you make your next investment, it’s important to run the numbers. Prior to making an offer: research the area, to make sure there’s a high demand for rental properties calculate your potential yield In the […]

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Property investment: how to win the game

Property investment is successful when everybody in the equation wins. Short-term ‘success’ can mean long-term loss If you, as a landlord, increase your rent to take as much from your tenant as possible, you may make more money in the short-term. Some would call that success. But if that rent is unaffordable to the tenant […]

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Create your own landlord success story!

I’ve been a landlord for almost 20 years. In that time I’ve managed properties for hundreds, if not thousands, of other investors too. There are a few key ingredients that go into almost every landlord success story.  In this post, I’ll break them down into my three top tips. 1. Start as you mean to […]

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MEES changes – April 2020

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If you have a let property with an EPC rating of ‘F’ or ‘G’ then you should prepare now for the extension of the regulations to existing tenancies. Landlords should consider the following, in order to protect their assets: Review your property or property portfolios to identify whether or not properties are compliant Consider the […]

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HMO licensing and planning changes

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Proactive HMO landlords able to stay a step ahead of key industry milestones will meet the challenges, that lie ahead this year, in an easier way. So, let’s go through the most significant changes due to affect landlords this year: New tax relief rules Landlords have met with a row of changes in fiscal and […]

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New minimum energy performance ratings – 1st April 2018

The full legislation To view the full legislation, click here. The changes in brief Government is introducing a minimum standard of energy efficiency rating (otherwise known as an ‘EPC rating’) Minimum rating is an E (including E!) Comes into force on 1st April 2018 Only applies to currently empty properties, i.e. does not affect those properties that already have a tenant in-situ However, if […]

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Landlord Border Control: Are you ready for Right to Rent?

Political views aside, this is yet another major change in legislation that puts landlords and agents at risk of falling foul of the law. The Law in Summary Check your occupants are allowed to be in the country Retain proof If they’re not allowed to be in the country, you must report this as an […]

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