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5 Tips for Landlords to Handle the Tenant Moving Out Process

Managing the tenant moving out process efficiently is central to how you perform as a landlord. When you own or manage rental properties, finding and keeping good tenants is very important. After all, your mortgage and property tax payments will need to be paid whether you have tenants or not and so the turn-around time between tenants leaving and new tenants moving in should ideally be as short as...

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Fire Safety Requirements for Rented Properties

When you become a landlord in Ireland there is a list of fire safety requirements, set out by the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB), that you must meet and follow to be in accordance with the law and to ensure that your property is safe. As a landlord, you have a responsibility to meet these standards or risk being inspected by your local authority. Fire and Safety It is extremely important to ensure...

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Recent changes to tenancy legislation

Tenancy legislation is rapidly changing, and new legislation is brought in with little notice and receives little press, potentially leaving landlords exposed. This article outlines some important information landlords should be aware of to ensure they are fully compliant, including some links to relevant information and documents.

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What to look for in a Buy to Let property

Investing in a buy to let property can be a shrewd investment, as it can provide an additional income for the investor and capital gain over time. However, there are a few considerations to keep in mind in order to maximise your return on investment.

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What do property management companies do for the part-time landlord?

Do property management companies provide a service that is worth the expense? To answer that, it is important to understand the extent of the service they provide, so we outline that in this article. Buying a rental property is often a wise investment, as it can provide an additional income and help to pay your existing bills. It can provide healthy returns through monthly rental income and potential...

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Vetting new tenants

Being able to select a good tenant versus a bad one is the key to saving yourself an immense amount of hardship and cost as a landlord. Vetting is a key part of what we do at Herbert & Lansdowne.

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