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Long-Term Tenancies Versus Short-Term Lets

Wooden houses and magnifying glass long term vs short term lets concept.
A magnifying glass over model properties

No matter what type of buy to let property you’re looking to invest in, you need to decide whether you want long-term or short-term tenants. In some cases, it’s a no-brainer, but in other instances, it might not be so obvious.

In this article, we’re going to take a look at the pros and cons of long-term vs. short-term tenancies. If you are not sure which way to go, this should help you decide.

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Is Garden Maintenance a Landlord or Tenant Responsibility?

A garden gnome holding garden tools

Gardens can be a bit of a pain for landlords, especially if you discover the tenant hasn’t lifted a finger for five years and the weeds are ten feet high.

Sadly, there is often a fair degree of confusion about who is responsible for what. Tenants assume it’s up to the landlord to take care of things and landlords expect the tenant to do the work. Who’s right?

We got into the weeds of this issue on your behalf, so read on to find out more…

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A Landlord’s Guide to Evicting Family Members

A house with eviction written on it

Evictions are not usually straightforward, but when it’s a family member, the process is fraught with extra sensitive landmines.

When you own a buy to let property that’s standing empty, you may be asked to let a relative stay there. On the face of it, allowing a relative to become a rent-paying tenant isn’t such a bad idea. After all, you know them, so surely it’s a risk-free arrangement. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always end well…

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