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Moving Home – Are Your Contents Insured?

We look at the circumstances whereby your insurance policy might not cover your belongings whilst moving home.

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Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms in Rented Properties

Propertymark have recently reported upon the Government’s agreement to make changes to the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide (England) Regulations 2015 which cover the obligations of landlords to their tenants to protect against potential harm from carbon monoxide and fire. In this article, we detail what the Regulations currently require and the changes that will come into force.

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What is a sitting tenant? Selling a property with a sitting tenant

In this article, we look at the situation that arises when tenants are ‘in situ’ (also known as ‘sitting tenants’) in a property a landlord wishes to sell and what the implications might be.

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Events and Reasons to Celebrate in January

Feeling a little flat after the excitement and merriment of Christmas? If the cold of Winter and the dark nights are combining to make you feel a little lacklustre, we are here with suggestions to raise your spirits and make January a little more fun.

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Making a Budget Plan for 2022

January is a great time to make a budget plan to help manage your finances for the coming year.

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Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

You’ve been through your list…you’ve checked it twice…you’ve found out who’s naughty or… wait a minute! It’s you on the Naughty List as you’ve forgotten a Christmas gift for someone.

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How to Become a Landlord: The Complete Step by Step Guide

If you are considering purchasing a property to offer to the rental market, or have already purchased, this “Landlords Essentials” guide can help you to understand what you will need to do to take those all-important first steps towards becoming a landlord.

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What is ground rent? Who pays ground rent?

Most homeowners assume that as they’ve purchased the property they live in, they are not obliged to pay any form of rent for occupying it. Considering that rent is usually due to a landlord in case you are leasing a property rather than owning it, this assumption seems pretty natural. The only thing that you’re prepared to worry about is repaying your mortgage and making payments on time.

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8 Ways You Can Cut Single Plastic Use

We list 8 everyday items that we can substitute plastic items for environmentally friendly alternatives.

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How to Decorate Your Christmas Tree

Decorating the tree is one of the most magical aspects of Christmas. Whether you choose to do it as a family or tackle it on your own (or even let the kids do it, if you are brave enough!), following a few simple tips and tricks can help to make your tree a real festive season showstopper.

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How to Remove Unsightly Mould from Silicone Sealant

We look at why mould grows on bathroom sealant and the steps you can take to not only remove it but try to prevent it from coming back.

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The Government announces Heat and Building Strategy

Being Green is the hot topic of the moment and everywhere you look there is an initiative to reduce carbon emissions and recycle.

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