Letting Articles

Tenant Eviction Notice Changes: What Landlords need to know

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

In England and Wales, the government has confirmed that as of 1 June 2021 the notice period for evicting tenants will be reduced from six months down to four months. Meanwhile, the Scottish Government is continuing the extension of the six-month...

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A Guide to Letting Your Property

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Several factors need to be kept in check when you are letting a property. Letting a home involves a lot of preparation and requirements that the landlord must fulfil. We have curated a guide to help you through letting your property.  ...

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Using a letting agent

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

As a landlord, whether you have restricted time, little experience or prefer the convenience, letting agents provide a range of services to take on the responsibilities involved with letting a property. Frequent changes to Government legislation...

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Tips to find a buy-to-let property

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Letting a property and becoming a landlord can be an attractive and exciting venture, but there is more to renting out a property than you may realise. Here at The Guild, we have created a helpful guide to finding a buy-to-let property.  ...

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How to be a good landlord

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Being a good landlord requires time, effort and money, but it’s worth it to find and keep good tenants for longer who will help to pay your mortgage and put money in your pocket. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused some...

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Decorating hacks for tenants

Thursday, May 14, 2020

If you are poised to start tackling some DIY within a rented property, you may feel you lack freedom when it comes to styling your home. We have put together 10 tips to add character without losing your deposit. So, here are our top 10 tips to...

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Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard deadline looms closer

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Landlords of a domestic private rented property have until 1st April 2020 to ensure that their property complies with the ‘Minimum Level of Energy Efficiency’ standard EPC band E. This will apply to any property that is let under an...

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What To Do If a Tenant Won't Pay Rent | Top Tips

Monday, January 27, 2020

You’ve found the perfect tenants, they’ve moved in without issue, and you’re expecting smooth sailing with the tenancy. But then you check your bank account and find that rent hasn’t been paid that month. If your tenant...

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