Reeds Rains Blog

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

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5 Jun

Top 10 health and safety obligations to know as a landlord

The most important thing for you to understand, as a landlord, is that you have a duty of care to your tenants. That means you ...

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5 Jun

Financing and insuring a new build

Buying a new build has its benefits but you do need to be aware that completing the purchase can be more complicated than for a...

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5 Jun

Landlord advice: letting to overseas students

Given that the UK is the second-most popular study destination in the world, if you have rental property in one of our major ci...

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5 Jun

Tenant focus: A long-term renter or likely to move on?

You may have a particular tenant type you prefer to let to, or you may be more focused on the length of time they’re going to s...

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21 May

What are permitted payments?

Tenant Fees Act 2019 - What are permitted payments?

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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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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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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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5 top reasons Buy to Let investors get their mortgage rejected

25 Apr

5 top reasons Buy to Let investors get their mortgage rejected

When you have already put in a lot of work to find a suitable investment property, the last thing you want is to have your mort...

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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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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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