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Surviving Inflation, Can You Rethink Your Property Investment Strategy?

I am writing this the day following the shock announcement that interests rates are rising again, the 13th rise in a row, to 5%.

By 9 min read
Digital Marketing and Local SEO How Landlords Can Increase Their Profits

Digital Marketing and Local SEO: How Landlords Can Increase Their Profits

Every landlord’s dream is to have high quality leads without the need for time-consuming meetings with unqualified prospects. But the dream can be a reality with smart digital marketing and harnessing the power of local SEO. 

By 4 min read
15 Questions Every Landlord Should Ask During a Property Inspection

15 Questions Every Landlord Should Ask During a Property Inspection

Got a property inspection due? Do you dive in with confidence or drag your feet? If you’re leaning towards the latter, a fresh perspective and new approach could make all the difference.

By 9 min read

The Airbnb Effect: Why UK Landlords are Embracing Short-term Lets

The UK’s rental landscape is evolving as more landlords branch out into short-term lets.

By 6 min read

An Investor’s Guide to Build-to-rent

Build-to-rent schemes are fast emerging as an attractive investment avenue for property developers and institutional investors.

By 7 min read
Top UK Hotspots For HMO Investment in 2023

Top UK Hotspots For HMO Investment in 2023

Location, location, location. This phrase is often used in the property market to emphasise the power a property’s location has in influencing its value (and potential profitability if you’re a landlord.)

By 10 min read

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Landlords Struggle with Rent Increases and Rent Tribunal System

As we know, the government is under pressure from tenant support groups. Following a “disappointing result” in the recent local elections, we have seen the government cancel the proposed changes to Leasehold legislation and hold back on the publication of the Renters Reform Bill. The truth is, that these have the potential to decide the […]

By 9 min read
Understanding Fair Wear and Tear for Rental Properties 

Understanding Fair Wear and Tear for Rental Properties 

For landlords and tenants alike, fair wear and tear is perhaps one of the most contentious and misunderstood areas of letting out a property. Underpinning the discord between parties are the raw feelings of what is considered ‘fair’ and ‘just’ when returning a property after a protracted tenancy.

By 11 min read

Landlord of 8 Years Shares Property Management Advice

Craig has been a landlord for 8 years and uses Landlord Vision to manage his property portfolio.

By 2 min read

How Much Should Landlords Pay for Property Management? 

Managing your properties is a huge part of being a landlord. Aside from the governmental red tape, you have tenants to look after, finances to keep on top of, various expiring certificates and insurance to be aware of and more besides. 

By 9 min read

16 Expert Tips for First-time Student Landlords

Letting out student housing can be more demanding than running a traditional buy-to-let, but it typically offers greater financial rewards. If you’ve been a landlord before, you should know the ropes, but you’ll need to brush up on the additional student landlord regulations and responsibilities before you can begin letting to students.

By 10 min read
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Landlord of 21 Years: “How I Manage My Rental Properties”

Chrissie has been a landlord for 21 years and uses Landlord Vision to manage her propertyportfolio. We asked Chrissie some questions about how she runs her successful portfolio and why she uses software to mange her properties.

By 2 min read

A Guide to Live-in Landlord and Tenant Rights and Responsibilities 

Whether you manage an extensive portfolio of rental properties or let a single room in your home, you are still classified as a landlord.  If you have the extra space, becoming a live-in landlord by letting a room in your home can be a great way to earn some extra income. 

By 8 min read
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The HMO Landlord’s Guide to Reducing Void Periods

Void periods are a source of frustration for most landlords. Not only do they mean lost income, but they can also lead to additional costs and hassle when it comes to finding new tenants.

By 8 min read

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