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The new rules for landlords on the Right to Rent

Posted on November 13, 2015 by @AdminSF in Facts and Figures, Landlord Hints and Tips

The new rules for landlords on the Right to Rent I’m asked all the time by landlords in Crewe and Nantwich are there any changes in tenancy law.  So I thought I would produce this for those landlords who like to stay up to date. We all know that the West Midlands were trialling it […]

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House of Horrors – Tenancy nightmares

Posted on October 30, 2015 by @AdminSF in Landlord Hints and Tips

Do you know anyone who has a house of horror? As 31st of October approaches it’s that time of year where our streets, avenues and roads will be filled with children dressed up as ghosts, witches and ghouls.  The children love going out and trying to scare the adults.  Although I think secretly they really […]

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Landlords what is an EPC and why is it important?

Posted on October 19, 2015 by @AdminSF in Landlord Hints and Tips

Is an EPC important when buying  a rental property? Before I posted this article I spoke to an experienced landlord who had a small number of properties and asked him if he had an up to date EPC for one of his properties.  He just looked at me with a blank expression.  I could see […]

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Half an hour in the day of a life of a Letting Agent in Crewe…

Posted on October 2, 2015 by @AdminSF in Landlord Hints and Tips

Just a normal day at the office for a letting agent. I wanted to share with you my experience and some of the things Estate Agents sometimes omit from the property particulars. I have not identified the property but I can honestly say this is a true reflection of the day I’ve had today As […]

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Landlords find out about the changes – Deregulation Act 2015

Posted on October 1, 2015 by @AdminSF in Landlord Hints and Tips

Changes to the section 21 notice – Everything a landlord needs to know. There are new rules that come into force today 1st October 2015 concerning the serving of section 21 notices. The Deregulation Act says that a landlord can no longer issue a section 21 notice within the first four months of the term.  […]

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Is Sandbach a Better Place to Buy a Rental Property?

Posted on August 31, 2015 by @AdminSF in Landlord Hints and Tips, Property Market, Uncategorized

 If you follow my blogs you will know the difference between rental properties in Crewe and Nantwich. One of my landlords who lives in Sandbach was asking about properties in his home town and he got me thinking. So I thought I would look at rental properties in Sandbach compared to the markets in Crewe and […]

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Landlords don’t spoil a great investment

Posted on August 21, 2015 by @AdminSF in Landlord Hints and Tips

I’ve been really busy this week with viewings and home visits.  I was amazed at just what I found so I thought I would share this with you.  If this is you then please find a good letting agent fast! When I went on a home visit I asked to see the current tenancy agreement […]

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Landlords – Getting it right first time can make all the difference.

Posted on August 7, 2015 by @AdminSF in Landlord Hints and Tips

Calling all Landlords so you think yours is the same as mine….. Right? Getting it right first time can be the answer to long term income. Have you ever heard your friends say I have one of those just the same.  This statement is nothing but nonsense.  They may have the same make of car […]

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Calling all Landlords do you carry out a check in meeting?

Posted on July 15, 2015 by @AdminSF in Landlord Hints and Tips

Calling all Landlords do you carry out a check in meeting? So what is a check in meeting and why is it so important? When we let a property here at Sarah Faulkner Lettings we always carry out a check in meeting even for our Let Only landlords.  What is it and what do we […]

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Follow these six easy steps to renting with pets

Posted on May 3, 2015 by @AdminSF in Landlord Hints and Tips

One of the most common questions I get asked when I advertise a property is “Will the landlord accept pets?” The office of fair trading considers a blanket ban on keeping pets in a property to be unfair under the unfair terms in consumer contracts regulations 1999.  There are however some valid reasons why you […]

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