What rights do landlords have to access a tenanted property?

As a landlord, there are all kinds of reasons why you may need to access your rental property while there are tenants living in it. You might need to do repairs, or to carry out inspections at the property. At the end of a tenancy, if you’re going to escape void time then you’ll almost certainly need to be showing the flat to new people while the outgoing tenants are still in it.

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Nobody Puts Baby In A Corner - Tips For Styling A Nursery, Whatever The Size

Preparing for a new arrival is an exciting time - and an expensive one!  From stocking up on nappies to fitting baby alarms, costs soon mount up; particularly when creating a nursery for Junior’s arrival.  Sadly, most of us can’t quite stretch to a Kardashian style ‘baby suite’, however there are a number of ways in which you can style a nursery without breaking the bank or signing up for a degree in decorating!

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Property Market Oddities We Expect To See In 2019

Would you try to raffle off your home? That’s what Cliodhna Jones decided to do with her 4-bed Maida Vale flat valued at £1.8 million. She aimed to cover the costs of the property by generating revenue through ticket sales, with each one costing £25 each. Over the course of 18 months she was able to sell more than 4,000 tickets, but unfortunately fell well short of the required number - 72,000 would need to have been sold to reach the property’s value.

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The latest update on universal credit

The Government’s welfare reforms are ongoing and the way claimants receive and budget their benefits is set to change over the next four years. While the changes will have a major impact on those people who claim Government benefits, the way the system works also affects many people who don’t claim, including private sector landlords.

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