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LANDLORDS NEED TO HEED THESE RULES AND REGULATIONS 12 July 2021

What Rules and Regulations Are Landlords Falling Foul of the Most?

In this three-minute read, we take a look at the most common rules and regulations that landlords need to remember.

Being a landlord is a tricky business. There are nearly 200 different pieces of legislation covering the how, why, and when of managing a rental property.... Read More

EVICTION NOTICE PERIOD CHANGES 01 June 2021

As of today, 1st June 2021, notice periods in England have reduced from 6 to 4 months.

If the roadmap out of restrictions continues to plan, notice periods will return to pre-pandemic levels by 1st October 2021.We will keep you updated.

Yesterday, 31st May, saw the evictions ban in England come to an end.... Read More

Lessons For Landlords From The Wealthiest Person In The World 12 April 2021

A two-minute read.

A landlords" advice article published recently said property investors need to think more like the Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.

The billionaire businessman is renowned for his long-term thinking. He thinks decades ahead, and let"s face it, he"s not doing too bad, is he?

The article said landlords should retain good tenants at a reasonable rate rather than aim to get the highest rents in the short term.... Read More

Three Ways People in Our Area Can Get Ready for Life after Lockdown 09 April 2021

In this two-minute read, we look at how to get ready for the changes that lie ahead as restrictions continue to ease.

With the end to our arduous Covid hibernation in sight, it"s time to prepare for life in the "new normal".

While the prospect of restrictions easing is exciting – we can"t wait to eat at the many excellent restaurants in our area and drink at "the local" – it will also take a little getting used to.... Read More

12 Reasons Why Landlords Should Use a Letting Agent - Part 2 16 March 2021

Why Letting Agents Are a Busy Landlord"s Best Friend

In this two-minute read, we look at how letting agents handle the fiddly, time-consuming elements of renting out a property (part two of a two-part series).

In part two of our series on property management, we look at how letting agents save landlords time – that precious commodity that is always in short supply.... Read More

12 Reasons Why Landlords Should Use a Letting Agent - Part 1 08 March 2021

In this two-minute read, we look at the benefits of using a letting agent to manage your rental property (part one of a two-part series).

Almost every landlord has weighed up the merits of self-managing their rental property versus using a letting agent.... Read More

Congratulations Are In Order For Louise Passing Her Safeagent Level 3 Award 05 March 2021

As a company we are committed to continued staff training to ensure that, with this constantly changing industry, our team are able to offer up to date expertise and speak with confidence about the residential rental sector.

Today I am delighted to announce that Louise has passed her Safeagent Level 3 Award in Letting & Property Management with flying colours – A great achievement.... Read More

BREAKING NEWS – 03/03/2021 13:45. 03 March 2021

BREAKING NEWS – 03/03/2021 13:45. What the Spring Budget Means for Homeowners in our area

A two-minute read.

This afternoon the Chancellor Rishi Sunak outlined his plans to get England back on track as we come out of the pandemic.... Read More

How to Advise Tenants Who Won`t Be Told about Mould 01 February 2021

In this three-minute read, we look at what a new survey about mould in UK homes reveals about the tenant/landlord relationship.

Let"s unpack what landlords can learn from the findings of the memorably titled Mouldy Nation Report.

Firstly, before you ask, yes there really is a document called the Mouldy Nation Report (we"re not making it up).... Read More

Breaking News – Update on Stamp Duty Debate in Parliament 01 February 2021

A one-minute news special.

They rarely agree about anything, but MPs from different parties were singing from the same hymn sheet during this afternoon"s virtual House of Commons debate around extending the Stamp Duty holiday.

The debate was triggered by an online public petition that wants to see a six-month extension to the existing deadline of 31 March.... Read More

First-Time Landlord in our area - Here`s Some Top Tips 25 January 2021

In this three-minute read, we share five top tips if you"re thinking about renting out your property for the first time.

Deciding to become a landlord is a big step.

It can be both exciting and daunting.

Here at TOTAL Lettings, we"ve got some tips on what you need to think about when renting out a property so you can make your first venture a smooth one.... Read More

A Top Ten of Uplifting Songs for People in our area. 21 January 2021

In this 60-second speed read, we share ten tunes to put a spring in your step despite what"s going on in the world.

What do you get when you cross a fashion magazine with a scientist? And no this isn"t a joke from an open mic Zoom night at your local comedy club.... Read More