A Landlord’s Guide to Rent Increases

The uptick in inflation, along with pressure on interest rates, means that many landlords will be considering rent increases right now. Before deciding on a course of action, here are some points to consider. Why would a landlord raise rents? Rising mortgage and maintenance costs. Tax and legislative changes that impact profitability. Changes in the…

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How to Make Money from Your Clutter

Let’s face it, as a nation, we like a lot of stuff. Whether we’re panic buying loo rolls or ordering fashion bargains online, sometimes all the ‘stuff’ can take up valuable space in our homes. With Chrimbo within touching distance, there’s no better time to declutter and make space for all those gifts. Plus, by…

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Seven Ways to Prepare Your Rental Property for Winter

With winter officially only a few weeks away, the time is now ideal for landlords to take steps to ensure their properties are prepared for whatever December to February serves up. By putting a winter property maintenance plan in place, you’re setting yourself and your tenants up for a trouble-free winter period. Begin with boilers…

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Things to Do Before Buying a Run-Down Property

Got your eye on a property that needs some major TLC? Whether a rental investment or a new home, there’s lots to consider when buying a run-down property. Finances First things first, is the property mortgageable? Or is it so run-down that no one will lend you money? If it’s the latter, you may have…

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