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Parkgate Property Blog: Landlords

Richmond property price update – January 2022

With the uncertainty created by Covid-19 over the last two years, it became very clear, very quickly that homeowners were once again eager to get moving with their plans once the economy opened back up. Following a busy last half of 2021 we wanted to take a look at the property market to provide an […]

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Top tips for first-time landlords

Becoming a landlord for the first time can be somewhat daunting, especially with the growing number of laws governing the private rented sector. As well as being aware of current legislation, you also need to think of the best ways to attract tenants to your property and keep them for the long-term. This is no […]

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What do landlords need to know about the Tenant Fees Act?

After first being announced in late 2016, the tenant fees ban – known officially as the Tenant Fees Act – is effective from June 1 2019. This means letting agents and landlords are no longer be able to charge upfront fees and the deposits they can take from tenants are capped. For landlords, it’s vitally […]

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Is your letting agent compliant with the latest regulations?

When renting out your home through a letting agency, it’s important to work with a firm which takes its compliance responsibilities seriously. In recent years, government regulation of the private rental sector has increased significantly, meaning landlords – and letting agents working on their behalf – have more compliance obligations than ever before. Penalties for […]

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Why landlords should partner with a good local letting agent

As a local estate agent which deals heavily in lettings, it won’t be a surprise to know that we fully encourage tenants to use an agent when they are trying to find a place to live. But it’s always good to have this conviction backed up. And the latest State of the Property Nation research […]

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