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Should I Rent my Property Privately or Use a Letting Agent?

One of the biggest decisions you'll make as a landlord is whether you should use a Letting Agent to manage your property or go it alone. Here we look at the advantages and disadvantages of renting privately and of using an experienced local agent.

Get Organised for 2016

10 January 2016 16:08

Let’s not call it a New Year’s Resolution; these are forgotten or reneged on by the end of January anyway. Let’s call it your Financial Headline To Do List for 2016 - not quite as catchy but sounds more important. Which it is.

Energy Performance Certificates for Landlords

If you are advertising a property to let, by UK law you must have an EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) from an accredited assessor. EPC ratings must be displayed alongside adverts of properties, so your letting agent will require it before marketing your property.

Has my Hobby Become a Business?

01 December 2015 15:42

How many times have you seen an article on a thriving young business or newly-successful entrepreneur, and discovered that their business “started out as a hobby and just grew and grew!”… or something similar.

Can You Claim Employment Allowance?

Starting from 6 April 2014 the Government introduced an allowance of up to £2,000 per year for many employers to be offset against their employer Class 1 NIC liability.

Affordable Renting Near London

31 October 2015 14:36

Recently the BBC published an online tool that indicted where in the country you could afford to live when certain data was entered.

Book your holiday with Diamond Travel and Phyllis Tuckwell Benefit!

We’ve linked with Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice in Farnham to raise money for them. The Hospice believe that every day is precious and so do I.

Focus On: Luxaflex Blinds

30 September 2015 11:07

Whether you're looking to darken a bedroom, provide sun protection in a conservatory or add privacy to a bathroom, Luxaflex has a practical, stylish and lasting solution in a choice of designs, colours, textures and materials.

New Smoke and CO Detector Regulations for Landlords

Just one of many important responsibilities for landlord letting out property in the Farnborough area (or anywhere else) is to keep their tenants as safe as possible.

Taking the Strain - Company Secretarial Services

Is your company struggling to comply with the corporate governance obligations under the Companies Act 2006? This Act removed the requirement for a company to have a Company Secretary, however it did not remove the obligation to continue to comply with the role of a Company Secretary.

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