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Letting after Lockdown: The New Normal

With the property market getting back to business landlords could be forgiven for thinking things will soon be back to “normal”. But just because restrictions are being lifted, doesn’t mean things will be back to normal anytime soon. Every industry, including the rental property industry, is having to adapt to a new set of challenges….

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Breaking News – Property Market Given the Green Light

This week The Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced that the housing market in England can resume. They also went onto say it will mean estate and letting agents can return to work. The report is based on a Government document called Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations 2020 which has just come out. What this…

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Coronavirus Resources for Our Landlords

At Househandlers we’re working hard to ensure our landlords and tenants are as well informed as possible. Following the initial shock of the lockdown announcement last month, the situation has calmed down, but we’re still monitoring it daily. We’ve sourced five websites and articles you might find helpful during lockdown. Government Advice The Government has…

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How are Warts & Videos Linked…?

If you are property hunting, do you like to see property videos or virtual viewings? I have to admit to being a bit of a sceptic when it came to the usefulness of video viewings or virtual viewings. Would a prospective applicant really offer on a property if they hadn’t been there? And what really…

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5 Ways Landlords Can Be Proactive During the COVID-19 Outbreak

5 ways Landlords can Be Proactive During the COVID-19 Outbreak In this two-minute read, we look at 5 things Househandlers’ Landlords can do to be proactive during the COVID-19 outbreak. We’re now almost a month into life under lockdown. And while it can feel like the disease has turned the whole world upside down, there…

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All Bills Included Packages

The benefits of a ‘bills included’ property Bills included properties take your utility bills; gas and electric, water, super-fast broadband and often TV and bundles them into one simple monthly amount which is included in your monthly rental price. Renting a property with utility bills included comes with the security that you will be paying a…

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WARNING- Watch out for these Coronavirus Scams

Whilst Covid-19 has created a surge of people feeling anxious and fearful, scammers have been preying on these emotions to trick people out of hundreds of thousands of pounds. The scammers are using several methods to target people, including text messaging, social media, phishing emails, direct mail and even in-person. Below is a list of…

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Make your money go further with these expert tips

Here are 7 tips inspired by money saving expert Martin Lewis on how to make the most out of your money in these uncertain times. Credit card debt – Act now to shift credit card debt to 0% interest while offers are still available. Council Tax – Speak to your local authority if you are…

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The Impact of CV on Landlords

How has lockdown affected landlords and the tenants that pay their rents? What help is available for tenants who can’t pay their rent due to the effects of covid-19? How is the landlords’ responsibilities to the tenant impacted? Let’s look at the impact of CV on Landlords… There is no doubt covid-19 has and will…

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