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Landlords Survival Guide: The Truly Practical Insider Handbook for All Private Landlords Lesley Henderson

Landlords Survival Guide: The Truly Practical Insider Handbook for All Private Landlords

Lesley Henderson

Published January 10th 2010
ISBN : 9781281253859
ebook
214 pages
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This concise but comprehensive guide is for first time - as well as established - landlords. It is divided into sections, each of which is jam-packed with detail and insider tips. Each section tells you exactly what you need to do - and why - to getMoreThis concise but comprehensive guide is for first time - as well as established - landlords. It is divided into sections, each of which is jam-packed with detail and insider tips. Each section tells you exactly what you need to do - and why - to get best results. It provides advice on: viewings - how to arrange and conduct them- making a realistic rent assessment before spending any money- knowing what agents should charge and should do- advertising - how to write, where to place, and how to respond to callers - plus using the response to assess tenants- selecting tenants and closing the deal- and, deposits - why they work and how they can fail.It also offers advice on: agreeing inventories, schedules of condition, and property profiles- assured shorthold leases - what they are, the exceptions, and where to buy them for a song- ending tenancies - the easy, and the hard way- the legal responsibilities that no landlord can ignore- particular aspects about houses in multiple occupation- property maintenance - realistic costs and useful advice- and, dealing with the tax man. Each section has tips, skills, time management ideas, and problem solving advice, plus supportive guidance and helpful websites and phone numbers. If youre looking for a bit of straight talking about your investment, or youre sufficiently interested to discover how to increase your own bottom line rather than some agents, then this is the guide for you.