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Leicester Buy-to-Let Market Still Expanding Despite Challenges

28th April 2018

The Leicester Buy to Let market¬†is still expanding in spite of the challenges faced by landlords over the last couple of years with rising costs, increased compliance obligations and recent tax-relief changes affecting private landlords, however, sales are down due to an undersupply of property; this comes as Leicester City…

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What Does The Future Hold For Portfolio Landlords?

28th April 2018

A look into the private rented sector will lead you to think the world of Buy-to-let is about to fall apart. Bleak headlines and attacks from all side claiming landlords aren't entering the market whilst others are leaving the market. We're told we're social parasites and the worst thing in…

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Advertise Only Service

13th April 2018

Advertise your properties on major property portals exposing your property to thousands of potential tenants with ease with Harry Albert Lettings & Estates property advertising service wherever your property is in England. Our comprehensive DIY property advertising service allows you to advertise your properties on major portals whilst retaining control…

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Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

29th March 2018

From 1st April 2018, Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards regulations will come into force making it illegal to let most properties that don't achieve a minimum Energy Performance Rating of E. It forms part of the government initiative to lower carbon emissions which is good news for the planet but not…

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Gas Safety Changes To Bring Flexibility To Landlords

9th March 2018

New regulations will be introduced in April 2018 to amend the current gas safety legislation; the amendment, Gas Safety (Installation and Use) (Amendment)¬†Regulations 2018, allow for greater flexibility in when landlords can carry out their gas safety check without losing the current expiry date. Under the current system, some landlords…

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15 Questions You Should Ask When Conducting A Viewing

15th February 2018

When you're conducting your own viewings, it can be difficult to gauge whether or not the tenant might be a right fit for your property. A reference and a background check does little to tell you how they are at home and a landlords' reference may not be the most…

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How To Be A Landlord

3rd February 2018

Guide for Landlords Before a property can be let, there are several matters which the owner will need to deal with to ensure that the tenancy runs smoothly, and also that he/she complies with the law. We provide the summarised information below. If you require further advice or assistance with…

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How To Check If Your Deposit Is Protected

29th January 2018

Under the Housing Act 2004 (updated 6th April 2007) your landlord or the managing agent of your property has been legally obligated to protect a tenants deposit within 30 days of receipt, failure to do so could result in heavy penalties. Also required by law is for a landlord to…

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Thinking Of Buying A Second Home? What Is SDLT?

26th January 2018

You want to know about SDLT (Stamp Duty Land Tax) when buying your second home. You're looking at buying a second home and you've landed here. The reason you've landed here is perhaps you're doing your due diligence and finding out everything you need to know before making that second…

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Landlords and Tenants with Disability

19th January 2018

Meeting the needs of tenants who suffer from disability can be challenging for landlords and for those suffering from a disability, being a landlord comes with its own set of challenges to the point many people may feel they're unable to keep up with the obligations of being a landlord.…

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