Should You Renovate Your Buy-to-let Property

Choosing to renovate a buy-to-let property is an entirely different decision from remodeling a home. If you decide to renovate a family home, that’s more to do with a family’s need for space. But when it comes to buy-to-let property, decisions should be based on financial circumstances. So, if you are currently in a quandary as to whether you should renovate your BTL, sit back for 5 minutes and let us help you out with the number crunching.

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Change A Tenancy Agreement

Generally speaking, tenancy agreements, once signed, are binding. It’s not necessarily straightforward to change a tenancy agreement, such as would be required if the landlord is interested in adding or removing a person or persons to the terms of the agreement. There’s no way for one party to force these changes through while still remaining compliant with the relevant regulations specified in UK law. Rather, any changes to the tenancy agreement must be mutually agreed upon by both the lessor and the lessee.

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HMO (House in Multiple Occupation) ABC

House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) refers to a property that is inhabited by more than one separate occupant. They are becoming more and more popular in the UK and in other countries around the world because of the opportunities they offer to their landlords. By renting out one property in separate portions to different tenants, a landlord can generate a decent income in rental yields monthly.

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Tenancy Agreements - A 5-minute guide for landlords

If you’re renting out a property, you’ll need to provide a tenancy agreement. However, there are many types of tenancy agreements, so it can be confusing to know which one to use. After reading this five-minute guide, you’ll be confident you know which contract you need.

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Tenancy Security Deposit

You’ve made the ideal investment and have furnished your rental property. You’ve checked the references of your soon-to-be tenant. But you also want to take a security deposit to protect yourself from any damages down the line. Here’s the lowdown on what you need to know.

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Tenancy Contract Types

In an ideal world, no landlord would ever have to end a tenancy early. Unfortunately, however, we don’t live in an ideal world, and as a result, ending tenancies early is something that both landlords and tenants have to be prepared for. Given that it happens so often and for so many reasons, there’s a lot of confusion out there when it comes to what the specific precedent needs to be in order to comply with UK law. A single Google search throws up thousands upon thousands of results, meaning that for landlords and tenants both, the topic can be overwhelming at times.

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