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How Landlords Can Enjoy A Stress-Free Christmas

Book A Quarterly Inspection                         We recommend visiting your tenants for an inspection once every quarter, to check that everything and everyone is in... read more

Tenants With Pets: What To Do?

It’s thought that nearly half of all households in the UK are home to some kind of pet, whether that be a cat, dog, fish or micro-pig! Research has shown that keeping a pet in a rented property was the fourth most important issue raised by prospective... read more

Carrying Out Rental Valuations

Carrying out rental valuations as a landlord can often be an extremely daunting task, and it’s often difficult to know where to start. There are two ways that you can approach carrying out rental valuations that we will go on to discuss below.   Using Property... read more

Q:: Why should I buy 10 new apartments in Broughton Place?

  Q:: Why should I buy 10 new apartments in Broughton Place? A :: It's a pure investment and a very presentable development. It is NOT off-plan and it's ready now with a mixture of 1,2 and 3 bedroomed apartments. Purchase price under £1.5m with projected annual... read more

Screening, Vetting and Credit Checking

You’ve met with a prospective tenant and they appear to be perfect, all smiles and well-presented, but we all know that you can’t take them at face value. You have to make sure that you screen them thoroughly to ensure there are no issues once the lease is signed. Here are... read more

Pad Residential appointed to manage lettings at new apartments scheme

Broughton Place

Pad Residential has been appointed to manage lettings at a new development in Salford. Broughton Place is a three-storey gated scheme comprising 34 flats with one, two and three bedrooms, and communal gardens. Located on Lower Broughton Road, it is the first development in... read more

Pad Residential: Stamp Duty

Pad, Stamp duty

What is stamp duty? When you buy a land, or a residential property that cost more than £125,000 you pay stamp duty, and this applies whether the property is mortgaged or bought outright. Regardless of whether the property, or land, is purchased by a UK resident, or somebody... read more

Landlord Responsibilities: Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Private landlords are required by law to have at least one smoke alarm installed on every storey of their property that is used as living accommodation. In addition they are also required to have a carbon monoxide alarm containing solid fuel burning appliances (e.g. coal fires... read more

Landlord Responsibilities: Bills

Landlord Responsibilities

As a landlord renting out a property, the responsibility of bills vary depending on the type of letting arrangement you have.   Building service charge: If a tenant is to pay the buildings service charge, the tenancy agreement must state this prior to the tenant... read more

Landlord Responsibilities: Gas Safety

Gas Safery

As a landlord in the United Kingdom, you have three main responsibilities if you let a property equipped with gas appliances. You are responsible for ensuring all gas pipework and appliances are maintained in a safe condition. It is also your responsibility to service gas... read more

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