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Landlords are leaving themselves exposed to the risk of criminal and civil prosecution by failing to conduct critical safety checks and taking a back seat on maintenance, a survey of renters has revealed.
The study by property management platform Plentific found that a surprisingly high proportion of landlords aren’t meeting their legal responsibilities regarding gas safety and that in some cases, tenants are handling maintenance and repairs.
In this three-minute read, we look at a study that found some landlords were putting themselves and their investment at risk by cutting corners on checks and maintenance.
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Yesterday was World Earth Day. People across the globe were encouraged to be more mindful about the impact we all have on the planet.
But doing our bit for Mother Earth is a process and not an event as this article explains.
In this two-minute read, we show you how to make your Swindon home a healthier place for the planet.
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You can often tell whether a viewer is keen on a property from the questions they ask. And in our experience, the more specific the question, the warmer the prospect. When it comes to preparing for a sale, the more information that you can share with your agent, the better. Here are five typical questions to get you thinking.
In this two-minute read, we look at useful information which you might want to share with your agent to satisfy inquisitive buyers.
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Every successful landlord needs a rock-solid tenant retention plan or what we like to call “a happy tenant strategy”.
This is because happy tenants are loyal tenants. And loyal tenants are more likely to stay in your property for longer, helping you to avoid the ultimate landlord bugbear – high tenant turnover.
In this two-minute read, we look at how landlords can foster a good rapport with tenants.