Pictures, amenities and cleanliness: Top tips for marketing properties to rent this summer

Pictures, amenities and cleanliness: Top tips for marketing properties to rent this summer

The rental market already houses more than five million tenants in the private sector. And at the rate it's growing, it's expected that within the next few years, this will have expanded by a [...]

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16-June-17 Property Management
Top tips for attracting new tenants this summer

Top tips for attracting new tenants this summer

For letting agents in the UK, summer will always be a busy time. Between the student lets that are starting to pick up in number and the better weather bringing out more potential tenants, there's [...]

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02-June-17 Property Management
5 tips if you find it hard to keep tenants

5 tips if you find it hard to keep tenants

Having tenants in a property is always better than it being empty. However, if you find that they aren't renewing their tenancy agreement and you are constantly having to advertise the property, t [...]

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25-May-17 Property Management
How can you improve a relationship with a tenant?

How can you improve a relationship with a tenant?

There are a number of things that can affect the relationship between a private property tenant and their letting agent, some of which can be hard to rectify. While the intent will be to ensure the re [...]

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18-May-17 Property Management
Should landlords let tenants decorate?

Should landlords let tenants decorate?

Finding the right tenant for your property can be a difficult job, but keeping them can be even harder. Longer lets are ideal for landlords as they help reduce the costs associated with having to adve [...]

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11-May-17 Property Management
Things to improve when students are gone over summer

Things to improve when students are gone over summer

The student property market is a big deal in the PRS in the current climate, with billions being invested every year by landlords keen to get a piece of the lucrative sector. However, it's importa [...]

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04-May-17 Property Management
Can tenants switch energy suppliers?

Can tenants switch energy suppliers?

If you don't include the price of gas and electricity in the price of rent, it is up to your tenants to cover the cost. This means they need to be the ones to deal with energy suppliers, pay all b [...]

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27-April-17 Property Management
Why you need to perform thorough checks between tenants

Why you need to perform thorough checks between tenants

When one tenant moves out, a lot of the focus is put on getting another one into the property as quickly as possible. Ensuring there is a small gap between tenants means the landlord isn't losing [...]

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21-April-17 Property Management
What to prioritise on a property inspection

What to prioritise on a property inspection

Property inspections are often one of the responsibilities a landlord hands over to letting agents, and they are arguably one of the most important. Doing them properly can make the difference between [...]

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13-April-17 Property Management
Top mistakes to avoid when dealing with a tenant

Top mistakes to avoid when dealing with a tenant

The relationship that exists between a private property tenant and their letting agent can be a difficult one. Although in many cases the relationship will be as smooth as can be, there are times when [...]

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07-April-17 Property Management