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Checklist for landlords when letting a property in Birmingham

What you need to know when letting your property in Birmingham to tenants.

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Check that any furniture staying in the property complies with the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988.
If required, book a professional removal company to remove any unwanted items.

TO ENSURE THAT YOUR PROPERTY COMPLIES WITH ALL SAFETY REGULATIONS YOU WILL NEED TO BOOK…

Top tips: attracting long-term tenants

According to the English Housing Association’s Annual Report 2012-13, the private rental sector is now the second largest tenure in England.

As more and more people move into rented accommodation and, as mortgages start to slip out of reach for many, privately rented houses may start to become a long term solution for tenants, as opposed to a temporary measure before…

Decorating for Landlords: 4 key considerations before you begin

You may have just bought your first buy-to-let property, you may be rejuvenating an existing property or you may even be just trying to attract a different kind of tenant – whatever your reasons for decorating are, there are some key considerations you should take into account.
1. Audience & budget
Before you start to plan decorating, or even your budget, have a think about the…

Low cost rental property programme launched in the UK

A new pioneering £400 million programme has been launched in the UK to boost the building of new affordable rental property available at below market rates.

Current schemes like Help to Buy have boosted house building and allowed 53,000 households buy a home with a fraction of the deposit they would normally require and now the government wants to do the…