Choosing the right tenant is one of the most crucial parts of letting your property. A rogue tenant can leave you in a desperate position, with costly eviction and legal proceedings not to mention time and money spent on repairs and the time in which your property is uninhabitable whilst a non-paying tenant refuses to leave or whilst repairs are carried out. Following a good application process with interviews and references is essential to minimising the risk of getting a bad tenant.
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There are loads of people out there looking to rent a property but the reality is you want the best tenants there are available, ones that can keep up with the rent, that will treat the property with respect and that will hopefully stay for a long period of time. The market is competitive, so how can you make sure you get the perfect tenant for your property?
As a property investor you need to have your property let 52 weeks of the year or as close to that as possible. The summer can be a time of transition for many people, and you will often have tenants moving on at the end of an academic year for new jobs or courses, so take a look at our five top tips on letting your property this summer.
To furnish or not to furnish, that is the question! There are a number of arguments on both sides of the fence as to whether it is worthwhile renting your property with furniture and this blog will look at just a few of them, making you aware of the implications of renting a furnished property but also the benefits that furnishing could bring.