How To: Live in Harmony in a Houseshare

You don’t truly know someone until you live with them. Whether you’re moving in with someone you know or it’s a house share of random people, there will be an element of risk. At face value we are very different to our oddities behind closed doors. Meeting potential housemates while viewing properties isn’t enough time to fully vet them and judge their housemate potential. Get it right, however, and you’re laughing! Living with your best friends can be a great time, and, with most people delaying getting onto the property ladder, it’s occurring more frequently.

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Ways to Reduce Maintenance Costs Between Tenants

Once a tenant has left a property the Landlord will now need to focus on getting it ready for the next. However, with this focus comes all the costs of ensuring everything gets off to the best start once a new tenant moves in. This is an important job as it will set the precedent for the new tenants and influence how they will treat the property so the Landlord must ensure that they try not to cut any corners.

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5 Things Every Landlord Should Have When They Visit Their Properties

When a Landlord visits their properties, they should always be prepared for any situation that may occur or need any documentation. This is especially important for routine inspections and for a check out inspection if a Tenant is leaving the property. It ensures that any problems can be dealt with instantly and not forgotten.

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Why Rent Shouldn’t Be Paid in Cash

Paying rent in cash may be an alternative way to receive rent compared to the usual bank transfers. However, no Landlord or Tenant should accept rent being paid to them in this way or be told to pay rent in cash and this is why:

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