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The topic of landlord capital allowances has always been a complex one: capital allowances are permitted tax deductions based on money spent on some fixed assets including property, equipment or selected vehicles. In certain cases, all or some of the

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How to be a Good Landlord

Being a landlord can be a useful way of earning extra income. However, when you’re on the first rung of the ladder, it’s important to learn how to be a good landlord when managing buy-to-let properties. Figuring out how to

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No-Fault Evictions Are Here to Stay - For Now

The government has done a dramatic U-turn on plans to abolish no-fault evictions – following extensive protests by landlord organisations. A controversial pledge to scrap the Section 21 notice as part of the Renters Reform Bill appears to have been

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Popular Furniture Sayings

Have you ever thought about the number of common idioms relating to furniture and buildings? There are literally thousands in the English language. When it comes to furniture sayings, many have been part of our everyday conversation for so long

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Rent Control

The aim of rent controls is to provide stability for tenants and prevent evictions, but critics of the initiative say they’re not fixing the housing crisis. Government ministers, local authorities, landlord and tenant groups and the public are talking about

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Senior Renters

The number of senior renters in the UK is set to surge over the next decade to more than one million people. Changing age demographics will see the proportion of tenants aged over 65 more than double by 2033. Currently,

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How to Avoid Common Landlord Mistakes

Being a landlord can be rewarding if you’re prepared to put in the work – but it can be challenging too. It takes plenty of knowledge, time and skill to manage a rental property. If you fail in just one

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Co-living

Co-living is a relatively modern trend that can benefit landlords and property investors. An increasingly popular market sector, it gathered pace in the UK in the post-pandemic economic and social climate. Many factors are playing a part in the current

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Landlord and tenant meeting

Every landlord is likely to have received a complaint from tenants at some point. Rental property management comes with its own challenges – not least, handling tenant complaints in a satisfactory manner! Landlords have a duty of care towards their

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