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Reeds Rains Blog

The Reeds Rains blog is a place for us to share property news, and informative articles.

buy to let property

11 Jan

What Landlords need to know about damp, mould and condensation

Most rented properties suffer from damp at some point and, as a landlord, it’s something you really need to keep on top of. Whi...

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buy to let property

18 Dec

How can I increase the income from my property?

With tax changes starting to hit some landlord’s profits and a continuous raft of legal changes, often requiring additional inv...

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Q: Should I invest in a Buy to Let house or flat?

13 Nov

Q: Should I invest in a Buy to Let house or flat?

This is one of the most common questions we get from investors and the answer is: it depends where you want to buy! It depends ...

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rent a room

8 Nov

Renting out a room in your house? What you need to know

The government’s Rent a Room Scheme means you can let a furnished room(or as much of your home as you like) to a lodger and ear...

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property maintenance

7 Nov

15 tips for keeping on top of property maintenance

As we continue through our 150th birthday year, here are our top 15 tips for keeping on top of maintenance.

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Inheriting property

9 Oct

Inheriting property from a parent

If you inherit property from a parent who has become ill or sadly passed away, there are a number of big decisions you will nee...

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15 Landlord Tips from our Experts

4 Oct

15 Landlord Tips from our Experts

At Reeds Rains we are proud to have over 150 years experience of providing a first-class letting and management service, so we ...

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Reeds Rains Driffield

3 Aug

Reeds Rains Driffield take part in annual Bloom competition

Reeds Rains Driffield have embraced the opportunity to take part in the annual Driffield in Bloom competition and celebrate not...

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Landlord inventory

2 Aug

Landlord Inventory: DIY or use a professional service?

As a landlord, do you do your own property inventory or do you opt for a professional service? Find out the potential risks of ...

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gas fire

31 Jul

Changes to annual gas inspections create an 'MOT-style' approach

As of the 2018-19 tax year, the rules around annual gas inspections have changed and the good news is that this is a piece of l...

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Tenants sat on the floor socialising and laughing

26 Jul

10 reasons why tenants choose to rent through a letting agent

Today’s tenants are savvy to any potential pitfalls, and so they’re seeking the safest and most secure rentals. Tenants will se...

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Top tips

15 Jan

Top tips to improve your Energy Performance Certificate rating

The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 mean that from 01 April 2018 there will be...

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