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Landlord Insider

On the Landlord Insider blog, you’ll find some excellent resources for landlords of all sizes. From the latest landlord news, to professional advice, tips and guides for landlords, there’s something for everyone. Brought to you by the excellent team behind the Landlord Vision property management software.

Author: Susan Dyson


Fitting a Log Burner in a Rental Property? Landlords Beware!

A log burner in a rental property

Log burners and multi fuel stoves are becoming increasingly popular. They generate more heat than a traditional open fire and create a sense of ambience in a larger living room. For landlords hoping to attract a more discerning tenant, a log burner or multi fuel stove is a nice touch, but what many landlords and homeowners don’t realise is that they may need building regulations approval prior to installation of the appliance. Read more…

What is the Definition of a Professional Landlord?

Definition of professional landlord question marks

Experts say the definition of a professional landlord is someone who rents out a property for monetary gain. This would include a professional landlord with a property portfolio. Equally, it could also include a so-called ‘accidental landlord’ who lets out an inherited property or home while waiting for it to sell.

A professional landlord is someone who treats buy to let as a business; it is their main job.

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