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Welcome to our regular blog. Over time, you’ll find articles on anything and everything to do with the rental property market, from why we believe allowing an estate agent to manage your property is the worst possible decision you can make as a landlord to the best way of approaching the interior décor of your property – and everything in between.

Just click on one of the blog posts below to read it and take a look back at previous articles in our archive. And if you’d like to join in the conversation, just drop us an email – we’d love to hear from you.

Why it pays to be fair to your tenants
06 Sep, 2017

Watching television these days, you could be forgiven for thinking that landlords and tenants are constantly at war with one another.

Why it always pays to play it safe
12 Aug, 2017

A report by the Independent newspaper today revealed that a third of privately rented properties in the UK fail to meet the national Decent Home Standard (DHS) – the most basic health and safety measurement there is for housing standards.

How to decorate your rental property and attract tenants
06 Jul, 2017

One of the things we’re most often asked about – by landlords and tenants – is the subject of redecorating a rented flat.

Who’s cleaning up on your rental property?
14 Apr, 2017

We all understand that life isn’t fair.

We’re still standing …
07 Apr, 2017

I awoke this morning and was surprised to find myself alive.

Don’t take a punt with your property management
30 Mar, 2017

Imagine, if you will, that one day you find yourself in the happy position of being introduced to someone who can guarantee you financial security for the rest of your life.

When taking account becomes taking a liberty
27 Feb, 2017

Occasionally, whilst I’m browsing the internet, a pop-up site launches that offers me the chance to learn a ‘secret’ technique to play the binary options markets (whatever those are) and make me rich beyond my wildest dreams in just a matter of weeks.

Mind your own (property) business
22 Feb, 2017

Deep within the Garden of England, the great old county of traditional English values and quaint chocolate box houses that is Kent, stand around a thousand residential properties all owned by one particular investor.

Tell them what you want … but you probably won’t get it.
28 Dec, 2016

According to a recent survey of two thousand tenants carried out by the lettings arm of Your Move, the most important factor in making the decision to rent a property.

Why it’s time to burn down the house
23 Dec, 2016

As we meander to what I hope is an agreeably festive finale to 2016, it’s worth reflecting on a year that has seen seismic changes in our industry.