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April 5th 2024
In this blog post, we will talk you through what rental yield is and how your property can maximise its yield.
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March 28th 2024
In this blog, we'll go through what fully managed letting is, explore the reasons why landlords should opt for a fully managed service, and what qualities to look for in an experienced agent like Thomas Morris.
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Small ways to refresh your rental property this spring
March 1st 2024
If you’re reletting your property soon, now is the perfect time to do some spring cleaning and refresh your rental.
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Rental market trends
February 10th 2024
With January behind us and the new year fully in swing, we’ve put together a summary of the 2023 rental market and a look into what 2024 may hold for landlords.
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What tenants are looking for in 2024
January 6th 2024
We've put together a list of the things tenants are most looking for in a rented property, so your rented property can stay ahead of the trend.
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Property protection
December 30th 2023
As we approach the end of 2023 and look towards 2024, it would be wise for all landlords to plan ahead and ensure their rental properties are well-protected. 
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Best estate agent guide winner
December 21st 2023
When it comes to selling or renting your property, most potential sellers or landlords naturally want to choose the very best estate agent to deal with what for many is their most valuable asset. So how do you pick the right one?
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Mind the gap
December 2nd 2023
As a landlord, one of your biggest challenges is minimising the time your property sits empty between tenants. Fortunately, several ways exist to minimise these gaps and keep the rent flowing in and your tenants happy.
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A landlord's guide to fair wear and tear
November 4th 2023
One concept that often confuses landlords (and tenants) is the idea of 'fair wear and tear'. What does it mean? And how does it affect your ability to claim deductions from a tenant's deposit, if required? 
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Insurance essentials for landlords
September 9th 2023
Being a landlord comes with a set of responsibilities and risks. One way to manage these risks is to ensure you have adequate insurance coverage. 
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Why tenants and landlords should take inspections more seriously
August 19th 2023
Property inspections can mean the difference between a long and successful tenancy and one that ends in recriminations and disputes. We've rounded up four reasons to take mid-tenancy property inspections seriously.
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6 ways to spot a fake landlord Tips for tenants, with someone in a hoodie on their phone
August 1st 2023
Last year more than 6,000 reports of online rental scams were reported. Here are some warning signs to help you not get duped.
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