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Renting to student tenants – Image of students typing on a laptop

Renting to student tenants – what landlords need to know

Landlord left in financial ruin in tenant hoarding case - Image showing an untidy living room

Landlord left in financial ruin in tragic tenant hoarding case

Succeeding at self-management - Image of a man typing on a laptop

Succeeding at self-management

How to handle the eviction process - Image of a collection of front doors

How to handle the eviction process

How to manage your inventory - Image of a clean and tidy living room

How to manage your inventory

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How to ensure you are compliant with current landlord regulation

Property maintenance tips for all seasons - Image of a clean and tidy living room

Property maintenance tips for all seasons

How to keep your property secure while tenants are on holiday - Image of a women with her head in her hands after a burglary

How to keep your property secure while tenants are on holiday

How to minimise the risk of fire - Image of a tea towel on fire on a kitchen hob

How to minimise the risk of fire

How to inspect your property - Image of a clean and bright living room

How to inspect your property

How to reference check tenants - Image of a landlord handing keys to a tenant

How to reference check tenants

How to avoid underinsurance - Image showing an open plan living room with sofa

How to avoid underinsurance

Bust pipes

Burst pipes

Tax guide for landlords

Tax guide for landlords

How to attract and retain your ideal tenants

How to attract and retain your ideal tenants

Allowing for accidental damage

Allowing for accidental damage

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Japanese knotweed

Dealing with troublesome tenants

Dealing with troublesome tenants

Maximising profits from student lets

Maximising profits from a student let

Brokenshire may float landlord tax breaks for longer tenancies idea

Brokenshire may float landlord tax breaks for longer tenancies idea

Minister spurns call for capping deposits at four weeks of rent

Minister spurns call for capping deposits at four weeks of rent

Right to Rent update follows Windrush scandal

Right to Rent update follows Windrush scandal

New law lets tenants claim back their rent

New law lets tenants claim back their rent

Make buy-to-let fairer and more professional, says minister

Make buy-to-let fairer and more professional, says minister

Government consult on redress provision for the housing industry

Government consult on redress provision for the housing industry

Ombudsman plan to stop landlords ignoring repairs

Ombudsman plan to stop landlords ignoring repairs

Landlords can still claim billions in tax breaks

Landlords can still claim billions in tax breaks

The Government’s mandatory ‘How to Rent’ guide has been updated – ensure you are compliant

The Government’s mandatory ‘How to Rent’ guide has been updated – ensure you are compliant

Free HMRC help for landlords filing DIY tax returns

Free HMRC help for landlords filing DIY tax returns

160,000 more rented homes will need a licence

160,000 more rented homes will need a licence

Fragile finances leave buy to let tenants at risk

Fragile finances leave buy to let tenants at risk

Who is responsible for the garden maintenance of a rented property?

Who is responsible for the garden maintenance of a rented property?

Is your agent protecting your money?

Is your agent protecting your money?

Friday 13th – Accidental damage…unlucky for some

Friday 13th – Accidental damage…unlucky for some

Minimum energy efficiency standards are changing. Are you switched on?

Minimum energy efficiency standards are changing. Are you switched on?

How to prevent your tenant falling into arrears and what to do if it happens anyway

How to prevent your tenant falling into arrears and what to do if it happens anyway

Beyond compliance – how to be a model landlord

Beyond compliance – how to be a model landlord

Paul Shamplina’s tips for 2018 and beyond

Paul Shamplina’s tips for 2018 and beyond

Launch of rogue landlord database is good news for the private rental sector

Launch of rogue landlord database is good news for the private rental sector

The 3 most common winter insurance claims

Top tips for a harmonious holiday season

Top tips for a harmonious holiday season

Top tips for tenants this winter

Top tips for tenants this winter

The Autumn Budget 2017 statement and what this means for the housing market

The Autumn Budget 2017 statement and what this means for the housing market

Tighter regulation for the private rental sector

Tighter regulation for the private rental sector

Total Landlord Insurance wins “Best Landlord Insurance Provider”

Total Landlord Insurance wins “Best Landlord Insurance Provider”

Top tips to minimise damage to your student property

Top tips to minimise damage to your student property

Subsidence – what you need to know to ensure you are on safe ground

Subsidence – what you need to know to ensure you are on safe ground

5 things students look for in their accommodation

5 things students look for in their accommodation

Are HMOs the way forward?

Are HMOs the way forward?

Reference or risk? You decide

Reference or risk? You decide

Getting tough on the rogues - it’s about time

Getting tough on the rogues – it’s about time

BBC investigation highlights discrimination from landlords

BBC investigation highlights discrimination from landlords

Infographic - Save money on your rental property

Save money on your rental property

Careless tenants leave the tap on causing spike in accidental damage claims

Spike in accidental damage claims

Renting to families

Renting to families

Expert advice on tax

Expert advice on tax

New Year Cheer or Flooding Fear

New Year Cheer or Flooding Fear

Year in review and predictions for 2017

Year in review and predictions for 2017

Expert advice on Right to Rent

Expert advice on Right to Rent

Expert advice on choosing a good letting agent

Expert advice on dealing with bad tenants

Expert advice on dealing with bad tenants

10 things to keep in mind before buying property post brexit

10 things to keep in mind before buying property post brexit

10 Ways to add value to your property

10 ways to add value to your property

The finer details of a C12 Gas Safety Certificate

The finer details of a C12 Gas Safety Certificate

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Landlords – do you know where you stand on gas safety?

Guidance on the Insurance Act

Guidance on the Insurance Act

7 tips for having a relaxing holiday as a landlord

7 tips for having a relaxing holiday as a landlord

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Who is responsible for the garden of a rented property?

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The difference between a bedsit and an HMO