What happens if a tenant dies?

It’s a situation no landlord wants to find themselves in, but if the worst happens and a tenant dies while they’re living at your property, it’s worth knowing what the rules are.

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Is Furniture For Life, Or Just Another Disposable Product?

A few generations ago, furniture would be handed down from parents to their children for years and years. The same table would be in the family for dozens if not hundreds of years. Your home would look much the same as your parents’, because half of all the furniture was the same. Now, however, furniture is far cheaper and easier to come by, suiting those people who rent privately. A new bed, table or sofa no longer has to be a carefully thought-through decision made with years of use in mind. Cheap flatpack furniture can be bought and used for just a few years, then disposed of without guilt.

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BTL Mortgage Rates on the up - What does this mean for Landlords?

According to a recent report, buy-to-let mortgage interest rates are rising. That’s something that could mean even more landlords consider selling up, when the time comes to re-mortgage their investment. However, although research has noted a small increase in BTL mortgage interest rates, a still strong offering of deals for the sector should help ensure any future rises remain on the small side.

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