Reeds Rains Blog

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

Couple being handed over keys

21 May

I manage my own property - how does the Tenant Fees Act 2019 impact me?

I manage my own property - how does the Tenant Fees Act 2019 impact me?

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Couple being sat at a desk with an adviser

21 May

Reeds Rains manages my property - how does the Tenant Fees Act 2019 impact me?

Reeds Rains manages my property - how does the Tenant Fees Act 2019 impact me?

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The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 came into force on the 20th March 2019

26 Apr

The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 came into force on the 20th March 2019

A reminder that the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 came into force in England on 20th March. It’s been ...

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Lady snuggling in for cuddles with her dog

26 Apr

Pets - problem or a sign of a great tenant?

In our last tenant survey, 22% of respondents said they were concerned about restrictions on having pets in a rental property a...

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Mum and two daughters reading a book

26 Apr

Furnishing a Buy to Let

Furnishing a buy to let is a careful balance between giving your tenants the right finish and feel, and keeping the cost to a l...

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Block of flats

26 Apr

This month's top 10 laws and things to know about block management

With blocks of flats where owners are either leaseholders or have a share of the freehold, then another individual – or, more c...

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Right to Rent breaches Human Rights Act

25 Apr

Right to Rent breaches Human Rights Act

Right to Rent legislation was introduced in England in 2016 to help discourage illegal residence in the UK.

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Property inventories at the start and end of a tenancy - who should be there?

26 Feb

Property inventories at the start and end of a tenancy - who should be there?

The checking in and out process is an important part of the tenancy, nevertheless, tenants used to see particularly the invento...

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How does the quality of your windows impact your investment

26 Feb

How does the quality of your windows impact your investment?

The quality of the windows in your Buy to Let impacts your investment in three important ways...

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10 need to know letting laws for damp in a property

26 Feb

10 need to know letting laws for damp in a property

According to the English Housing Survey, around “7% of private rented dwellings had some type of damp problem, compared with 6%...

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HMO

26 Feb

Financing and insuring a House in Multiple Occupation

If you are thinking about or are already letting a Home in Multiple Occupation, two things which are vital to get right are the...

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Can't sell? Why not rent out your property?

26 Feb

Can't sell? Why not rent out your property?

If you’re trying to move house but haven’t yet been able to find a buyer for your current home, it might be worth letting your ...

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