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How to Write a Tenant Guest Policy

By Rent Guarantor on 28/05/2020

Last week we covered what to do if a Landlord thinks that their tenant has a guest that has long out stayed their welcome in one of their properties. This week, we want to focus on what they can do to put themselves in the best possible position to avoid the situation altogether.

Landlord

Pet Friendly Rental Properties in Demand Amid Rising Lettings Market Activity

By Rent Guarantor on 26/05/2020

As rental property inquiries begin to rise, there has been an increase in interest of pet friendly rental homes in the UK, as more Britons have bought themselves a pet during the coronavirus pandemic, or are planning to. That means even though renting pet friendly properties can result in more wear-and-tear, it could still prove profitable for more landlords to have a pet friendly policy, as it could mean their investment popular with more potential tenants.

General

ARLA Propertymark Demands Further Support for Rental Sector Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

By Rent Guarantor on 18/05/2020

The UK government has proven a supportive one in the face of the unprecedented health crisis that is coronavirus. However, while Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his cabinet have implemented a number of welcome measures to support the UK's rental sector, there is still more that can be done. In a submission to a Government inquiry, ARLA Propertymark has issued a number of additional demands of support. They include issues relating to tenants. landlords and letting agents during the ongoing difficulties.

Tenant

When Does a Guest Become a Tenant?

By Rent Guarantor on 20/05/2020

As a Landlord you want to be able to give your tenants the freedom to enjoy having friends and family over to visit throughout their tenancy. However, what happens if you believe a tenant is spending more than an acceptable amount of time at the property and suspect they have started living at the property. How do you know when a guest has become a tenant?

Tenant

How to Split Bills in a House Share

By Rent Guarantor on 13/05/2020

It’s that time of the month, splitting bills. Many of us have been there, and if not you might be soon. How we share these payments can be a stressful time for tenants. It’s no secret bills have to be paid to keep a roof over your head. Someone has to pay these bills and it’s important to have a plan in place to make sure bills are paid in full and on time. Depending on the dynamics in the house and individual personalities, there are different ways sharers can solve splitting bills.