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Should tenants be allowed to keep pets in rental properties? It’s a thorny subject that is back in the spotlight after an MP called for landlords to be more flexible on the issue.
Conservative MP Andrew Rosindell argues that preventing tenants from being with their beloved pet companion is cruel and discriminatory.
“For most people, being separated from your dog is really no different than being separated from your brother or your sister,” he says.
In this three-minute read, we look at the pros and cons of letting a property to a tenant with a pet.
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If you’re contemplating putting your home on the market next year, there’s one thing you can do right now to maximise your chances of getting a great deal.
Before you get carried away in a giddy rush of festive fever and adorn your house in flashing lights and sparkly tinsel, take a deep breath and pause for just a moment.
You may be planning to kickstart the sale of your home in January – once the silly season is over – but there’s a good reason why you shouldn’t wait.
In this three-minute read, we look at why people planning to sell in 2021 should act now to take advantage of the traditional surge in interest from serious buyers.
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We’ve been through some historically uncertain times this year.
But with the recent announcements around the highly promising vaccines to combat Covid-19, brighter times have appeared on the global horizon.
During this period of uncertainty, one thing has become crystal clear, and that’s the importance of exercising regularly for your mind and body.
In this Wellbeing Wednesday two-minute update, we look at the benefits of exercising and why it could be easier than you think to get moving again.
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First-time landlords often make the rookie mistake of underestimating the amount of paperwork involved in letting a property.
Many assume that once the ink dries on a tenancy agreement, they’ve got the paperwork sorted – but nothing could be further from the truth.
In this three-minute read, we look at the documentation landlords need to meet their legal obligations – and avoid messy disputes.