• November 15th, 2016 - 
  • Posted by gordonw_CLD

Types of Property Maintenance

One of the most essential aspects of owning a property of any kind is keeping it well maintained. Ultimately, you’ll want to protect your investment and prevent any small problems from escalating.
Your property maintenance schedule is likely to include a variety of different tasks throughout the year. We take a look at different types of maintenance and what you should …

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  • August 25th, 2016 - 
  • Posted by gordonw_CLD

Collecting Rent on Time

For many landlords, rent from their properties will be their main source of income. It is therefore crucial that they receive rent from their tenants on time each month.
If you’re a landlord, you may believe that this is out of your control; however there are a number of steps that you can take to help maximise the chances of being …

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  • July 29th, 2016 - 
  • Posted by gordonw_CLD

Things to Know Before Becoming a Landlord

In an ideal world, we’d all have perfect tenants, no breakages or repair costs and no lengthy paperwork. However, unfortunately being landlord isn’t always straightforward and there are a number of potential pitfalls to avoid.
From making sure your insurance cover is sufficient to being ready to respond to an evening call when something is broken; here are some of the …

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  • July 1st, 2016 - 
  • Posted by gordonw_CLD

What Furniture should a Landlord provide in a Rental Property

The question on many landlords’ minds is if they should furnish their properties or leave them as they are. There are many things you should think about when considering furniture for your property, including how much you have to spend, what furniture you can get your hands on and who you will be renting to.
Cost
It can be costly if you …

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  • May 31st, 2016 - 
  • Posted by gordonw_CLD

Is your Tenant Subletting? Here’s how to deal with it!

With the influx of Airbnb’s and other similar services, homeowners can now get extra income by renting out a property or room.
However most tenancy agreements in the UK specify that rental properties are not eligible for subletting, but this is not stopping tenants from doing so. This is causing Landlords having to deal with tenants subletting their property illegally.
Let’s explain subletting …

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