How to deal with the end of rent holidays – a guide for Landlords

The coronavirus pandemic has seen a lot of negotiation between landlords and tenants over rent payments. While a recent survey from the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) suggested that most tenants have continued to pay their rent in full since March, it also showed that a significant percentage of people have arranged rent holidays or reductions to mitigate the financial impact of lockdown.

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Landlords: What to do if your Tenant has an Unauthorised Pet

Finding out that one of your tenants has an unauthorised pet can be an unexpected surprise. Especially if it was clearly explained when they signed that pets are not allowed. Unauthorized pets are typically discovered during a regular inspection or after a report from a neighbour or flatmate. However, as your tenant has most likely become emotionally invested in the pet it is a situation that needs to be handled with care. Here’s a few suggestions for what you can do if your tenant has an unauthorised pet in your property.

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5 Services Every Independent Landlord Should Invest In

Although many Landlords opt to have their property managed by an Agent there are also many to choose to be independent and manage their properties themselves. If this is the case, to make things somewhat easier the Landlord should ensure that they invest their money wisely into different covers and services as they don’t have the safety net of the Agents maintenance contacts to fall back onto. This ensures that a Landlord is fulfilling their contractual obligations and keeping their tenants happy. Here are five services that every independent Landlord should invest in:

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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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