fire safety

Fire safety advice for landlords

In 2012 to 2013 the fire and rescue service attended 192,600 fires. More than a third of the fires which were in homes and dwelling didn’t have a fire alarm, so these fires could have potentially been stopped if a smoke alarm had alerted any residents. 31 % of them had no smoke alarms present but 19% had poorly fitted or smoke and fire alarms that did not work. This makes up 50% of fire attended [...]

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Tips for First-Time Landlords

Due to recent changes to the economic climate people with money to invest can be stuff for options and how best to re-invest their money. With stock markets being unpredictable as ever it can be very risky as prices can double or half within days. It because of this property is becoming a good investment option for people. But whe [...]

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8 Landlord Tips For The Perfect House Share

With the housing market in London booming at the moment, more and more people are looking to rent a flat in London. This is very good news for buy-to-let landlords as this increase in demand can drive up house share rental prices and provide a consistent and lucrative return on investment.

Typically, people looking to rent flats in London are young professionals. Yo [...]

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Buying a Leasehold property in the UK

All properties in England and Wales are either freehold or leasehold. If you buy a freehold property you own the property and the land it sits on, whereas if you are a leaseholder, you’ll have to pay an annual charge, known as ground rent, to the freeholder who is the legal owner of the land on which the building in located. Freeholders are sometimes referred to [...]

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