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January 29, 2019
Top 10 Tips for Buy to Let Investment

Top 10 Tips for Buy to Let Investment

Making the decision to become a buy-to-let investor is an exciting but nerve-wracking one. Do you know everything you need to?
Are you fully prepared for all the possibilities?
Here are Rentguard’s ten tips to help you get started…

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Our 9 – point guide to tax for UK landlords – the basics

Our 9 – point guide to tax for UK landlords – the basics

January 11, 2019

You have just begun renting out property, but like a lot of people, you don’t understand your tax obligations. We at Rentguard want to help you, so here are some of the important facts that you need to know. While letting out property can potentially be a brilliant investment and deliver steady revenue, it also makes your tax affairs...


Finding the right tenants – Top Ten Tips

Finding the right tenants – Top Ten Tips

December 30, 2018

1. Create a good advert A well-created advert should give potential tenants an insight in to the room, property and facilities with a detailed description with good photos. You should also include details such as nearby amenities and transport links.  An attractive and well worded advert should provide you with a good selection of applicants, increasing your chances of...


When is the best time to buy?

When is the best time to buy?

December 29, 2018

When is the best time to buy? Looking to expand your buy to let portfolio?  We look at when the best time of year is to go house hunting –   Between Christmas and New Year Nobody wants to look for houses around Christmas time, everyone is looking to move ‘in the new year’ instead.  Obviously money is tight...


Have you considered the investment risks?

Have you considered the investment risks?

November 30, 2018

Buy-to-let is enjoying a bit of a renaissance of late, with more mortgages available, higher rental yields and high demand. But have you considered the investment risks? BTL investing With any investment the return you will get is uncertain – you could even make a loss. With a buy-to-let investment, you can earn money in two ways: Income (from...


Top tips for maintaining a good relationship with your tenants

Top tips for maintaining a good relationship with your tenants

October 31, 2018

Now that you have found the right tenants, you might think that everything will be plain sailing from here on out, however the responsibility of a landlord stretches further than that. It is important to maintain a good relationship with your tenants because not only does it make your life easier, it could also reduce the chance of rental...