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Guaranteed Rent

Your Guide to Guaranteed Rent – Guaranteed rent explained

Also called Rent to Rent, guaranteed rent is where a third party (usually an individual, Council, or letting agency) enters into a contract with a landlord to control and manage his/her property and pay a fixed rental income over a definite period. This third party or the 'renter' finds tenants for the property and sub-lets to them. Landlords who find managing their property, finding tenants,...

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Top Ideas To Add Value To Your Home

Paying Tax On Your Rental Income - The Landlord's Tax Guide As a landlord, you will want to optimize yourproperty investment. One of the best ways to do it is to opt for home improvements before you let out or sell your property. We bring you some of the top ideas to add value to your home from which you can take your pick. Making some new additions If you feel your roof needs an upgrade, doing...

Guaranteed Rent

Rent Guarantee Insurance and Guaranteed Rent – What’s The Difference

Rent Guarantee Insurance and Guaranteed Rent - What's The Difference? When you rent out your property, your choice of rent guarantee products – be it rent guarantee insurance, rent guarantee schemes, or guaranteed rent, can influence what the best route for you is. But sadly, unless you understand the world of BTL (buy-to-let) quite well, navigating these complicated areas could be somewhat tricky,...

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Paying Tax On Your Rental Income – The Landlord’s Tax Guide

Paying Tax On Your Rental Income - The Landlord's Tax Guide If you rent out your property, you'll need to pay tax on your rental income. Your tax liability would depend on the profit you make as a landlord, along with other factors like the expenses you incur on your rental property and your other non-property income. You'll need HMRC to know about your rental income by filing a tax return. In case...

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Key Considerations to Find The Best Tenants

Key Considerations to Find The Best Tenants As a landlord, you surely want to protect your investment in your rental property by finding a tenant quickly. But renting to someone who fails to pay rent or damages your property could make you suffer severe financial losses and a lot of stress. Yet, when renting out, you can never be guaranteed to find great tenants. However, you can follow certain steps...

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HMO – What Is It?

'What is an HMO?' is a question that both tenants looking for dwelling options and landlords interested in investing in properties may ask. This resource will answer that question and explain how HMOs are different from other rental properties. What is an HMO? HMO means a 'House in Multiple Occupation.' HMOs are residential properties occupied by at least three tenants not belonging to a family, who...

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Do-it-yourself Deposit Replacement Schemes and Their Risks

Do-it-yourself Deposit Replacement Schemes and Their Risks For renters, traditional upfront deposits are difficult to make, as they often have strict terms and involve substantial costs. Since renters needed a viable substitute to the conventional deposit model, it gave rise to the deposit replacement schemes. According to research conducted by traditional deposit schemes, England and Wales' average...

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Buy-to-let: Is It Still Worth Investing Into?

If you need a regular stream of income or seek capital growth, an attractive proposition is to invest in buy-to-let (BTL) properties. Due to low-interest rates, you may not be getting an adequate return from your savings, which could be the reason why you're contemplating property investment. But here's the biggest question that you need to ask - Is a buy-to-let property a profitable investment? And is it...

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Alterations A Tenant Should Let the Landlord Know Of

While the relationship between a landlord and his/her tenant(s) should always be a smooth one, there are things that both parties should follow to avoid complications. From a tenant's viewpoint, one of these things is informing the Landlord of alterations made to the living arrangements. It's quite understandable that when you move into a new home, there could be things that you'd want to change. In this...

When will Lockdown be over?

In his speech on Sunday, Boris Johnson released his plans to "give people hope" in the form of his long-awaited "roadmap" for moving forward in getting Britain out of its coronavirus lockdown state. Titled "Our plan to rebuild," the 60-page dossier sets out a three-phase strategy for gradually lifting the current restrictions in a way to ensure the safety of all UK residents. Mr Johnson was more than...

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