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Is PropertyLoop the Best OpenRent Alternative?

So you have been using the same images and description to promote your rental property over the years to varying degrees of success. It’s time to take a new approach, yet this stale nature of findi...

March 08, 2021

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Surge in Fraudulent Tenant Applications

The number of people within the UK that are choosing to rent their next home has doubled over the years since 2002, with almost 5 million properties across the nation now being rented privately. Wi...

July 20, 2021

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Demand for Short Terms Lets at a Record High

The widespread influence of short-term letting platforms such as Airbnb have made the landlord experience more accessible than ever. Those that are fortunate enough to own a property within a desir...

June 29, 2021

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Tenant Referencing: A Guide for Landlords

Whilst strictly speaking there is nothing legally compelling an owner of a rental property to conduct referencing checks on those that wish to reside in their rental property, the overwhelming majo...

June 22, 2021

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Renting Is Now Cheaper Than Buying a Home

Whilst the question of whether it is better to rent or buy a property right now is certainly nothing new, recent figures quickly dispel any notions that suggest renting is a waste of money.  W...

June 15, 2021

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Right to Rent: A Landlord’s Guide

Right to Rent checks may send shivers down the spine of many a landlord, with the repercussions for neglecting to accurately assess a tenants right to remain with the UK bringing with it detrimenta...

June 11, 2021

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How to Advertise On Rightmove and Zoopla

Finding a good tenant is perhaps the greatest struggle a landlord can face, with the looming threat of void periods only adding to the pressure that can contribute to rushing into a new tenancy. Wh...

May 26, 2021

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DSS Tenants: a guide to housing benefits for landlords

Historically landlords have exhibited reluctance to let out their rental property to tenants that are currently receiving financial support for their housing in the form of universal credit. Natura...

May 17, 2021

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Attracting Tenants to Your Rental Property

Regardless of if you are a seasoned landlord with a sizable portfolio looking to update an old property or a new landlord looking to occupy their first let, attracting tenants to your rental proper...

May 14, 2021

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How to Let a Property Without an Agent

For new and accidental landlords that want to know how to let a property without an agent, the benefits are often revered as massive savings, cutting the high upfront costs associated with becoming...

April 19, 2021

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Where to Advertise My House for Rent?

Historically, when trying to search for a place to advertise your rental property landlords have turned to high street letting agents. Whilst these agents will often hinge their advantage over thei...

April 16, 2021

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Is It Worth Using a Letting Agent?

Of course,  it is possible to rent without using a letting agency, however a landlord’s reasoning for doing so can usually be put down to convenience and practicality. It goes without saying t...

April 15, 2021

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Choosing Furniture for Your Rental Property

Furnished or unfurnished, both can offer drastically different experiences for landlords and renters alike, but how do you furnish a rental property? We are here to dispel the common misconceptions...

April 14, 2021

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Receiving Offers for Your Rental Property

Finding tenants for an empty buy to let property can be a difficult time for landlords to say the least.  Searching for new ways to market the rental opportunity, assessing competing lets in t...

March 25, 2021

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How to Let Safely During the COVID-19 Crisis

Whilst many occupations have faced radical operational changes over the last year or so, landlords and property managers have found themselves scrambling for a footing amongst a mounting pile of ch...

March 24, 2021

Finding TenantsNew LandlordsRental property

A Complete Guide to Renting Your House

There are many reasons as to why you would want to rent out your house to tenants. For some it’s the allure of managing their own property portfolio as a business, for others it’s another sou...

March 19, 2021

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Benefits of Getting a 3D Tour of Your Rental

It’s an age old story that everyone will have come across in their rental journey irrespective of being a landlord or tenant. The way in person property viewings are conducted has yet to deviate fr...

March 18, 2021

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How to Reduce Risks When Renting to Tenants With Pets

In recent years trying to find a great, pet friendly rental property has proven to be extremely difficult. Despite being a nation of pet lovers, with over half of UK adults owning furry friends, th...

March 17, 2021

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Top Questions to Ask Prospective Tenants

Finding a good tenant can be one of the most arduous yet rewarding responsibilities of a landlord. Of course, this cycle of fresh tenants is the backbone of every property owner’s financial outlook...

March 15, 2021

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How to Find the Perfect Tenant in the UK

Finding a good tenant is something universally revered within the rental industry, regardless of if you have accumulated a rich portfolio over the years, or planning on opening the doors to your fi...

March 12, 2021

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How to Advertise Your Rental Property

Of course finding a new tenant to fill your vacant rental property can be an exhausting process, cleaning the furnishings, making hap hazard repairs and digging out the advert you swore to update a...

March 11, 2021

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How to Attract Good Tenants to Your Rental Property?

Knowing how to attract good tenants to your rental property is the ambition of many a landlord. After all, having a solid relationship with your tenants could potentially lead to a longer tenancy p...

March 10, 2021

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Upad or PropertyLoop Which Is Best for Landlords?

In recent years, and also being expedited by global lockdowns, countless industries have turned to online spaces to better engage with their demographic, paving the way for previously unseen practi...

March 09, 2021

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Retired Renters: A Guide For Landlords

The number of retired renters is, surprisingly, on the rise. If you’re a landlord who is currently putting the finishing touches to a property and is about to list it via an online property agent, ...

March 04, 2021

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Moving New Tenants Into Your Property: A How To Guide

Tenant turnover is always a stressful affair for buy-to-let landlords who have advertised a property via an online property agent or lettings company. This occurs when a tenant or tenants leave a p...

March 03, 2021

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Best Towns and Cities for Property Investment

If you’re a landlord who is looking to make a prudent investment or searching out potential properties via an online property agent, then it’s highly advisable that you look at some of the UK’s big...

March 03, 2021

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Disabled Home letting: A Handy Guide

There are several key benefits for both tenants and landlords, when equipping a house with access for the disabled. One of these is that disable people will be afforded a good standard of living. T...

March 03, 2021

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Landlord Guide for Renting to Millennials

Renting via an online property agent is becoming the most popular, long term housing preference when it comes to millennials. The rapid rise of property prices combined with the gig economy has pre...

March 02, 2021

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Ways to Earn Money Through Your Property

Having a property allows you to earn extra income out with your job. There is a number of ways in which you can do this, from renting it out to a tenant for a long-term rental to advertising it as ...

February 19, 2021

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Why Your Tenants are Older These Days

Have you been fielding enquiries for your rental from a lot of middle-aged potential tenants these days? Certainly, the difficulty with affording property means many older peopl...

February 19, 2021

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Is It Time to Accept Tenants With Pets?

We’re not advocating all landlords should suddenly start becoming pet lovers, but rather that they might be a little easier on prospective tenants who have a cat, dog, budgie, rabbit, guinea pig et...

February 18, 2021

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Why Let Out Your Property Online?

In the dim and not-so-distant past, the only way to let out your property was to put it in the hands of a high street letting agent.   Believe it or not, that was only around a decade ago...

February 18, 2021

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Disabled Access in Private Rental Properties

Having a disability certainly shouldn’t be a barrier when it comes to finding your next private rental. Unfortunately, it can prove challenging though.  Equalities and...

February 17, 2021

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How Do You Deal With a Tenant Smoking?

Official statistics say that only around 14.7 per cent of the population are regular smokers – and only seven per cent of rental properties will welcome them. That’s a shame because by stating that...

February 17, 2021

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A Guide For Live-In Landlords

ContentsWhat Is a Resident Landlord?  Can a Live In Landlord Kick You Out? Do live in landlords need to be registered?  Does a Live in Landlord Need a Buy to Let Mortgage? Do I Have to Declare Rent...

February 17, 2021

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Avoiding Tenancy Disputes with Your Landlord

When you’re renting a house or flat you hand over a deposit to the landlord who then returns this when you leave, minus any deductions for damage.  Provided you agree to this, everyone goes on...

February 17, 2021

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Virtual Viewings for Tenants

Looking for a rental property in the UK but caught up in coronavirus lockdown? There have been many lockdowns during 2020 and 2021 and depending on when you’re reading this, you...

February 17, 2021

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Is It Illegal for a Landlord to Say No to DSS tenants?

With almost 23 million people in the UK claiming universal credit in 2020 alongside demand for rental opportunities skyrocketing in recent months, landlords are set to face a renewed wave of DSS te...

February 17, 2021

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What Is the Best Month to Rent Out Your Property

If you’re new to buy to let and keen to rent out your property, should you just go ahead and do it? Or, should you consider whether it might be more opportune to wait a little while?   If...

February 17, 2021

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When to Advertise Your Rental Property

Advise commonly states to advertise your rental property around four weeks before your existing tenants move out. This time frame is for good reason, giving both parties ample time to adjust to pre...

February 17, 2021

Finding TenantsNew LandlordsReferencing

Do I have to do Tenant Referencing?

Tenant referencing is perhaps the best way for landlords to gain an understanding of who could be their future tenants. Naturally, owners will have encountered aspiring renters durin...

February 16, 2021

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Top Tips For Renting Your Property

Renting your property to tenants for the first time can be daunting. Owners may be ready to dive into the private rental sector, but with the number of rules and regulations landlords must abide by...

February 16, 2021

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What Is Checked in Tenant Referencing?

Tenant referencing is an essential step I every landlord’s journey to find their ideal occupants for their rental property. As can be expected landlords will know what they are looking for in ...

February 16, 2021

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What Is the Tenant Fees Act?

The tenant fees act was introduced in order to level the financial playing field across the private rental sector, safeguarding tenants from historical charg...

February 16, 2021

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Should You Let Your Property Furnished or Unfurnished?

Alongside how much landlords should charge their tenants for rent, whether or not to let out a rental property in a furnished or unfurnished state is a universal apprehensi...

February 16, 2021

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Are Short Term Rentals a Good Investment?

With reports of over 80% of brits taking a “staycation” within the UK across 2021 the number of property investors looking to benefit from the trend as they recover from the months of payment holid...

February 16, 2021

Buy-to-letFinding TenantsRentTips

What Will You Charge for Rent?

Getting the right rental price for your buy-to-let property is crucial. Too high and you won’t attract tenants, resulting in awful void periods; too low and you may not recoup your investment. ...

February 15, 2021

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Renting to Pet Owners

Britain is a nation of pet lovers and with lockdown many more of us went out and bought a dog or cat. In fact, even in 2019, a YouGov poll showed that 50% of adults owned a pet. But in stark c...

February 16, 2021

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Should You Rent to Family and Friends?

It feels great being able to give a friend – or even a family member, such as a distant cousin – a roof over their head. You know, and like, them or their family well so there shouldn’t b...

February 15, 2021

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All You Need To Know About Renting to Students

Renting to students can prove very lucrative these days – especially if you have a house with more than one bedroom. Get the right location ie near a university or college and within walk...

February 15, 2021

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How Do I Photograph My Rental Property?

With the overwhelming majority of tenants now abandoning high street letting agents in favour of starting the search for their new home online, photographs of your rental property have never been s...

February 15, 2021

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How Do You Deal With a Problem Tenant?

Encountering a problem tenant is perhaps one of the most significant apprehensions of a rental property owner; after all, many will spend weeks in the search for their ideal tenant, only to encount...

February 15, 2021

Buy-to-letFinding TenantsProperty Maintenance

What Does a Landlord Need to Do Before Renting

Preparing a property for a tenancy is a universal task shared by all landlords, regales of experience. Whilst after numerous years every owner will find their foo...

February 15, 2021

Buy-to-letFinding TenantsTips

How Do I Prepare for a Rental Viewing as a Tenant?

It is understandable that in the excitement of finding your dream home tenants can all too easily rush the process of renting a property, forgetting key considerations before putting their name to ...

February 15, 2021

Finding TenantsReference ChecksRenting to Students

Should I Let to a Tenant Who Failed Reference Checks?

Referencing potential tenants is a key process in the beginning of any healthy tenancy. The process makes it clear as to who the applicant is, providing the landlord with complete confide...

February 15, 2021

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How Do I Make My Rental Property More Appealing?

New landlords may struggle to attract tenants to their rental property. But with void periods and a lack of rental income bearing down upon owners many will want to know how to make their...

February 12, 2021

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Online vs High Street Letting Agents

For those that are new to letting a property, having a good letting agent can make all the difference in the search for your first tenants and securing initial rental income. Make the wrong choice ...

February 12, 2021

Buy-to-letFinding TenantsLetting AgentsNew Landlords

How Do I Attract Tenants to My Property?

For both new and experienced landlords, finding tenants is certainly no easy task. Many owners choose to turn to high street or online letting agents to help them attract quality tenants, but ...

February 12, 2021

DepositFinding TenantsNew Tenants

Holding Deposit Law for UK Landlords

ContentsHow Do Holding Deposits Work?   Do You Get a Holding Deposit Back? Tenant Fees Act 2019 and Holding Deposits Is a Security Deposit a Holding Deposit? Can I Get...

February 12, 2021

Finding TenantsFixed Term LeasePeriodic Tenancies

What Happens When a Fixed Term Tenancy Comes to an End?

ContentsWhat Is a Fixed Term Tenancy Agreement?   How Long Is a Fixed Term Tenancy?   What Happens When a Tenancy Agreement Expires? Renew Your Tenancy Agreement&...

February 12, 2021

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Checklist for First Time Landlords

As a new landlord knowing where to start the search for your tenant and rental success can be challenging. With numerous laws, regulations, and responsibilities to stay on top of we have prepared t...

February 11, 2021

Buy-to-letFinding TenantsHMOLandlordsNew Landlords

What Do I Need to Know Before Becoming a Landlord?

ContentsWhat to Consider Before Becoming a LandlordDo You Need a License to Be a Landlord?Is Landlord Insurance Worth Having?Do I Need a Buy to Let Mortgage?Does the Property Comply With Safety Con...

February 11, 2021

Finding TenantsFixed Tenancy AgreementsVoid Periods

How to Avoid Void Periods

ContentsHow to Prevent Void Periods?Use Longer Fixed Tenancy Agreements Communicate With Your TenantMarket Your Rental PropertyBroaden Your Rental’s AppealOffer Competitive Rent Void Per...

February 11, 2021

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