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Hands up if you think this statement is true. Being a landlord is easy. You buy a property, find a tenant, and then sit back like Daddy Warbucks and count the cash as it rolls in!
If you raised your (jazz) hands, then we’ve got news for you. One of the most common mistakes new property investors make, is to assume that all landlords live on Easy Street.
The reality is that letting a property comes with a host of legal responsibilities. If you mess up and flout the law, you could face hefty penalties in the form of fines and/or time in prison.
In this three-minute read, we look at the most common mistakes landlords make and share some simple, musical theatre-inspired tips, to help you protect your investment.
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If the mere mention of the word “insurance” makes you want to nod off, here’s a quick hack to focus your mind.
Ask yourself this question: what’s the worst that could happen to your property investment in Swindon?
Is it a flood, a fire, squatters, or a tenant tripping on a wobbly floorboard and suing you for every last penny? We bet you feel wide awake now.
In this three-minute read, we explain what landlord insurance is and how to protect your property investment.
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When you are selling a home, you have two crucial decisions to make.
Firstly, choosing the right estate agent to sell your home is often the difference between getting a good deal or ending up with no deal.
Secondly, selecting the right conveyancing solicitor will no doubt make your life easier and less stressful. Picking a bad one often leads to headaches, hassle and having to chase them up continually.
In this three-minute read, we share the things you should look for when instructing a solicitor to do the legal work when selling or buying a home.