Christamas tips for tenants

Christmas is a busy time of year when your tenants are likely to be away visiting friends and family. A vacant property can be vulnerable to burst pipes, among other things, so make sure that your tenants protect themselves and your property from both small problems as well as potential disasters. Leave the Heating Low & Avoid Burst Pipes As…

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How the tenants fee ban will affect landlords

The Tenant Fee Ban will soon impact landlords across the UK. This will come at a time when recent tax changes, the stamp duty surcharge and phasing out of mortgage tax relief is already taking a big toll. In November 2017, 43% of landlords were completely unaware or knew very little about the Tenants Fee Ban. But landlords can’t afford…

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Zacoota is the first national lettings agent to help ‘Generation Rent’ get on the housing ladder

We are thrilled to announce that Zacoota will be the first national lettings agent to ensure that tenant’s timely rental payments are counted towards their credit reports. An advantage for both tenants and landlords We started Zacoota with a simple mission to create a better lettings marketplace for both landlords and tenants. As part of our commitment to fairness, we don’t charge…

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HMO Licensing Guide For Landlords

  HMO property gives rental yields that can’t be achieved with standard buy-to-lets and, in many areas, the demand for affordable, flexible housing as offered by HMO properties has never been higher. With the recent tax changes taking a bigger chunk of their revenue, there’s no surprise that many landlords are now looking to HMOs to maximize their rental income.…

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Landlords: Five reasons to use a lettings specialist 🏘

One thing tenants and landlords have in common is that many of them are tired of traditional estate agents and sometimes choose to self-manage. Many landlords are now turning to online letting agents and property management companies.   There’s often a fair amount of confusion about the difference between estate agents and specialist letting agents & property management companies. While there…

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