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Selective Licensing

16 Aug

A national register of landlords has been proposed in a report regarding selective licencing. After looking at the proposal, the RLA is sceptical regarding it as they believe it could end up ‘harming’ those it is trying to help. The proposal states that private landlords pay to join a national register available to the public, however the RLA worries that…

Neighbour Disputes

16 Aug

Just like your family, you don’t get to choose who moves next door to you- whether it be a tenant or a home owner, there is a strong chance at some point neighbours will have a disagreement. As a landlord it can be a tricky situation to deal with. With regards to RLA guidelines it is a grey area whether…

Beware: Deposit Scams!

12 Apr

Between December 2018 and February 2019 there have been 28 reports of fraudsters pretending to be online landlords. Prospective tenants have been scammed out £19,000+ (The Government Action Fraud Body).  The scammers pretend to be landlords of properties advertised online, informing prospective tenants they must pay a deposit in order to secure the property. Prospective tenants are told the money…

The Pro’s and Cons of renting to tenants with pets

11 Mar

When thinking of renting your property you will have to decide on where you stand with pets. The pros maybe you have a higher demand on your property where as a con may be the damage to the property that can be caused by pets. Here are few different pros and cons to help you make this decision: Pros Almost…

Landlords – How to decorate your buy to let property?

17 Sep

Kings First Blog! As you can see we have renovated our new website! With this we thought it was only fitting we started our new blog “keeping up with kings” with a guide for landlords on how to decorate your rental property! We understand that landlords don’t want to invest greatly on just decorating the property however with rental market…

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