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Tag Archives: Property Improvements

4 ways to make the best out of your lofts and basements


Space is an extremely valuable commodity right now, especially as the housing crisis means that there is currently not enough private rented accommodation to go around. However, while the government are currently trying to think of new ways to increase … Continue reading

Squeaky Clean: 4 things you need to know about your properties’ windows


While it may sound silly, windows really are extremely important when it comes to each and every one of your properties, however they often get overlooked. Not only do windows provide natural light and air for your properties but the … Continue reading

Decorating your Properties – Part 2


In our previous post we discussed some of the first things you need to consider before decorating your properties, such as when is the best time, who you should hire and whether DIY is really a good idea. All of … Continue reading

Thinking about Contents


Damages come in many forms for landlords but it’s rare that a case of structural or malicious damage to property is publicised. The greatest risk covered by your Landlord Insurance policy is probably that of damage to the small, forgettable … Continue reading

Flexible Letting


It’s a strange one, definitely, using the term ‘flexible’ to describe a property. Most changes to properties take a long time to put through, particularly if they’re structural, but there are things you can do to make your property appeal … Continue reading

Generating Value


If you purchase a property, or perhaps you have a property available on your books, you need to make sure that you’re getting the best possible yield out of that property. You need to justify to any potential tenants why … Continue reading

Solar Panels for Landlords


What was a relatively new and exciting technology a couple of years ago has become considerably more main-stream lately, and solar panels are cropping up on more and more properties around the UK. Just last week the housing association, Peabody, … Continue reading

Getting the Builders in…


Maintenance work can be time consuming, costly and irritating for your tenants but sometimes needs must; you will just have to bite the bullet and get the builders in. Here are some top tips for when you need to call … Continue reading

Extending your rental property


A good way of adding value to your let is to think about an extension. If you’re letting a smaller property an extension is a good way of generating some extra space and even in larger properties extensions can add … Continue reading

High-Tech Lets


If you’ve recently bought a new rental property and you’re looking for new tenants, it can be difficult to know exactly how to fit your property; what high-tech fixtures and fittings are necessary to attract tenants and what sort of … Continue reading