Landlord Law – Paying Tax

Are you a landlord? Are you paying tax?   Amazingly it seems that vast numbers of landlords are receiving rent and not paying tax on it. For example, this report in the Guardian says that about one-half of landlords in … Continue reading

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Responsibilities as a Landlord

As a Landlord, you will have a number of responsibilities. This guide goes through some of the responsibilities you will have.     Your legal responsibilities There are around 150 laws now that apply to a landlord when they come to let … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Condensation and Mould in your Home

During the winter months, many properties suffer from damp and mould growth due to condensation. Ugly black patches and a musty smell are usually the first signs. Whilst there are things that landlords can do to help with the causes, … Continue reading

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6 things you need to check before you rent

Renting is a commitment not to be taken lightly. It’s not only a huge chunk of your wage, but a base for your relaxation and leisure time. Where you live has a much bigger impact on your life than you … Continue reading

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Top 5 deposit-friendly decorating tips for renters

Right Letting Agents understands that renting definitely has its fair share of perks; not having to worry about the cost of a new boiler for a start! But while it can be the perfect solution for those who aren’t quite … Continue reading

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Government’s housebuilding target is “realistic”

Right Estate Agents report that the Government’s target of building one million new homes over this parliament is a realistic one, according to RICS. Fewer than 460,000 homes were built between 2011 and 2014, according to figures from the National … Continue reading

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Flat Owners – Lease extensions vs buying your freehold

Right Estate Agents confirm that whether you own the freehold or the leasehold will affect your role as flat owner at your property. The two main distinctions between owning the freehold and being the leaseholder is control and responsibility, both … Continue reading

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What are the top things buyers hate about your home?

Right Estate Agents report that according to the latest research from Gocompare.com Mortgages, dodgy home repairs, tiny rooms and poor lighting are just some of the things that would send a prospective buyer running for the hills – but what … Continue reading

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Socialising vs Studying: The good, the bad and the why

Right Estate Agents understand that moving away from home for the first time can sometimes require you to make some adjustments to your lifestyle. One of the hardest but important hurdles of being a student is finding a balance between … Continue reading

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Over 3 million families spend a THIRD of income on housing

Right Estate Agents report that many households now spend a “perilously high share” of their income on housing, warns Resolution Foundation. More than 3 million households now spend at least a third of their income on housing costs. And that … Continue reading

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