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Getting Great Property Photography that Attracts Renters Quick

Getting Great Property Photography that Attracts Renters Quick

by Danielle Mason August 14, 2019 5 min read

Renters, when looking at properties online will often make snap decisions in seconds based solely on the images available. That’s why having the very best possible photographs of your property is so important.
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How to List your Properties Online and Fill your Rental for Free

How to List your Properties Online and Fill your Rental for Free

by Danielle Mason August 07, 2019 7 min read

In this article we outline some of the best free websites to list your rental on. Plus, we explore some more out of the box listing ideas too...
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How is Rental Income Taxed? - UK

How is Rental Income Taxed? - UK

by Ben Luxon July 31, 2019 6 min read

When it comes to working out your taxes at the end of the year things can get a bit complicated. What counts as rental income? What are expensable? What tax bracket are you now in? We could go on and on. So, we thought we might see if we can't make it all a little bit clearer for you.
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Expenses A Landlord can claim - UK

by Ben Luxon July 24, 2019 4 min read

When the end of the tax year comes round knowing how to deal with all the expenses you rack up as a landlord is vital if you want to keep your property in the green.
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Should you be Investing in Eco-Friendly Tech for your Rental?

by Ben Luxon July 17, 2019 5 min read

Many tenants are actively looking for ‘greener’ properties, making your property more environmentally friendly can be a great idea to help secure valuable tenants and retain them.
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Should you Invest in REITs? - UK

Should you Invest in REITs? - UK

by Ben Luxon July 11, 2019 4 min read

An REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) is a commercial portfolio of real estate investments. The trust allows individuals to buy shares in portfolios and receive income paid out to them as dividends. However, this isn’t an ordinary company share...
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Why London Regeneration Areas are Still a Great Investment

Why London Regeneration Areas are Still a Great Investment

by Danielle Mason July 04, 2019 3 min read

For many landlords, it may seem like the dream of acquiring a property portfolio in the London area is unattainable. But this may not be the case...

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6 Legal Responsibilities Landlords have Towards their Tenants

by Ben Luxon July 02, 2019 4 min read

A landlords responsibilities and obligations go far beyond just maintaining the property. In this article we out line 6 legal obligations landlords have towards their tenants.

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Intro to flipping houses

Intro to flipping houses for profit

by Ben Luxon June 25, 2019 6 min read

Property flipping is, in short when you purchase a property below market rate to quickly sell on for a profit, usually after a programme of refurbishment. Property flipping is an exciting strategy. And the success stories make one imagine money raining from the sky. However...

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The Best Places to Invest in Buy-to-let in the UK

by Ben Luxon June 21, 2019 5 min read

Whilst London house prices may have dropped over the last 12 months, this doesn’t mean that's true for the rest of the UK. In fact there are a number of areas in the UK which are still showing strong growth. Does that make them good areas for investment?
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A Landlords Guide to Making Tax Digital

A Landlords Guide to Making Tax Digital

by Ben Luxon June 21, 2019 3 min read

We thought we would break down what the MTD change actually means, how it will affect property managers and rental owners, and how you can stay compliant easily with property software like Landlord Studio.
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What to do if your Tenant Leaves Stuff Behind

What to do if your Tenant Leaves Stuff Behind?

by Ben Luxon June 18, 2019 6 min read

A tenant may leave behind any number of items for any number of reasons. There is one universal truth though when they do this - it’s annoying. Whether they want it or not, any property that the tenant leaves behind at your property is legally still theirs and needs to be returned to them...

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