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A-Z of Lettings M is for Managing Landlords Expectation

A-Z of Lettings M is for Managing Landlords Expectation.

At Lets Go Professional we have been managing Landlords property for almost a decade so we have experienced most outcomes when it comes to the end of a tenancy. We would like to therefore throw some light on how Landlords think and feel about their . . . → Read More: A-Z of Lettings M is for Managing Landlords Expectation.

A-Z of Lettings L is for Legal List For Landlords

A-Z of Lettings; L is for Legal List for Landlords.

First things first it is essential that you have permission to Let your property, whether this is from the leaseholder or the mortgage company. It could be a financial disaster if you have committed to renting your property with getting the correct permission.

You . . . → Read More: A-Z of Lettings L is for Legal List For Landlords

A-Z of Lettings K is for Key Points from the Spring Budget

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K is for Key Property Points in the Spring Budget

The Chancellors Spring Budget announcement might have been a little underwhelming for landlords and property investors.

The recent lobbying from Landlord groups, estate agents and house builder’s  has seen little effect in reversing the Governments previously announced measures to tax landlords and investors. . . . → Read More: A-Z of Lettings K is for Key Points from the Spring Budget

A-Z of Lettings J is for You’re “ Joking”...right?

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For this Blog we thought we’d take a lighter look at the world of residential Lettings……yes folks there is a lighter side!  Lets Go Professional want to share some of the strange and funny stories we and our colleagues have come across over the years.

Most tales revolve around tenants who think we . . . → Read More: A-Z of Lettings J is for You’re “ Joking”…right?

A-Z of Lettings: I is for Inventories

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A-Z of lettings I is for Inventory.

A Guide to Rental Inventories

Why have an Inventory?

We are often asked by new Landlords if an inventory is really necessary, or that they will do it themselves as the property is unfinished, in an attempt to save money. Our advice . . . → Read More: A-Z of Lettings: I is for Inventories

A-Z of Lettings H is For HMO

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A –Z of Lettings

H is for HMO

If you have a large property that you are considering letting to a number of people you may need to consider if the property comes under HMO (House of Multiple Occupancy) license legislation.

A property is considered an HMO if it falls into the following . . . → Read More: A-Z of Lettings H is For HMO

G is for Guarantor

A-Z of Lettings

G is for Guarantor

Often a Landlord or Letting Agent will ask for a guarantor for the rent payments before they let a property to certain individuals, e.g. students, DSS or low income earners. There may be a number of circumstances for this request.  It is therefore essential that a potential . . . → Read More: A – Z of Lettings: G is for Guarantor

F is for Fire & Furnishings Regulations

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F is for Fire & Furnishings Regulations

In order to comply with the Furniture & Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988

a Landlord or Managing Letting agent (suppliers) must ensure that furniture and furnishings meet the relevant requirements regarding ignition and fire safety. The regulations aim to . . . → Read More: A – Z of Lettings; F is for Fire & Furnishings Regulations

E is for Eviction

E is for Eviction

Reclaiming your rental property through the eviction process can be a lengthy, costly and arduous task that has several pitfalls along the way if strict procedures are not followed.  This blog aims to provide an overview of the process and offer an alternative speedy solution that may . . . → Read More: A – Z of Lettings: E is for Eviction

D is for Deposit Protection

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D is for Deposit Protection

Overview

A tenants deposit must placed in a tenancy deposit protection (TDP) scheme if a property is let / rented out on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy that started after 6 April 2007. The schemes in England and Wales are:

. . . → Read More: A-Z of Letting: D is for Deposit Protection