Landlord news and features

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Flat fire safety

Find out the latest regulations and landlord responsibilities for fire safety.

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Basement conversions

A guide to converting your basement space

Wanting more space at home? If your property has a basement, discover the best ways to convert it into living space.

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Landlord advice lines

A guide to landlord advice phonelines

Get all the information you need about renting your property by calling one of the many landlord advice lines.

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Landlord rights

A guide to landlord rights

Being a landlord isn't always easy – sometimes you may need to evict a tenant. Whatever the issue, be sure to know your rights.

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Tenant referencing

A guide to tenant referencing

To find the perfect tenant, you must perform credit checks and collect references. Find out how to gather all the information you need here.

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Landlord short term rental

A guide to short-term property rental

From single rooms to villas, short-term rental is booming. So what, as a landlord, do you need to consider?

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Rent protection

A guide to protecting your rental income

As a landlord you hope that, once you’ve done all the checks, complied with all the rules and regulations, and taken all the references and deposits, your property is going to be let and the rental income will start to flow.

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Landlord yield calculators

How to use a landlord yield calculator

Discover exactly how to use a buy-to-let yield calculator to control your costs and maximise profit.

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What does landlord insurance cover?

Looking for landlord insurance? Discover exactly what it is and why you need it when renting out your property.

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Landlords register

A guide to landlord registration

Learn why landlord registration is a must and why it pays to be regulated.

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Landlord tenants' rights

A guide to tenants' rights

Be sure to rent securely and happily by checking out our guide to tenant rights in the UK.

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Subletting your home

A guide to subletting your home

Subletting is a great way to make extra money, so find all the information you need on how to do it legally.

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Landlord electrics

A guide to the electrical safety certificate

All landlords need an electrical safety certificate, proving their property meets legal standards. Find out more information on the certificate here.

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Landlord accreditation

A guide to landlord accreditation

Is joining a landlord accreditation scheme a good idea? Discover everything you need to know about the scheme including its benefits.

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Landlord responsibilities

A guide to landlord responsibilities

When you rent out your property, you have responsibilities to your tenants whether you like it or not. Find out exactly what they are here.

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Buy to let property

Our guide to buy to let properties

People get into buy to let properties for a variety of reasons. It could be purely as an investment, or simply to enjoy a second home that can also make them some money. One of the most important things to first consider is exactly where the best place to buy is.

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Our guide to ARLA

One way to make sure that you get the best possible treatment as a landlord is to do business with an ARLA registered lettings agency. Read our guide on what you need to know.

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Tenants' deposits: what you need to know

Before the deposit scheme was launched, there was an increasing number of disputes between landlords and their tenants which involved the landlord failing to return some, or even any, of the deposit. Some unscrupulous landlords would even hold onto the deposit even when there was no damage to be compensated for.

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Evicting tenants from your property

When things don’t go to plan for one reason or another the only way to remove a tenant from your property is to issue an eviction notice. Read our guide to everything you need to know.

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A guide to gas safety certificates

As a landlord there can be no greater responsibility than the safety of your tenants. There can be many hidden dangers in the home but none should pose a threat if everything is in good working order.

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