Tag Archives: What it takes to be a Landlord

Why Do People Hate Landlords? Cautionary Tales, Latest Articles

I decided to write this article as a companion piece to Mary Latham’s recent article “I will not say sorry for being a good landlord”.

I originally conceived it as simply a reply but I thought I had too much to say on the matter.

Mary’s concern is a common one that I hear. “What have I ever done to them?”. And it is one that I completely understand. I think I have an insight on it, an insight born through having once been a landlord, currently being a tenant and being a person whose job means I get stuck between landlords and tenants in disputes and allegations, I think this gives me a uniquely rounded perspective. Continue reading Why Do People Hate Landlords?

Have you got what it takes to be a landlord? Guest Articles, Landlord Law, Latest Articles, Lettings & Management

Tessa Shepperson Landlord LawHave you got what it takes to be a landlord?

Often people seem to think that being a landlord  is money for old rope.  “Landlords!  They just sit there doing nothing and collect the money as it comes rolling in!”  That’s the popular view.

Of course it’s not  true!  So what does it take to be a landlord?  And is it something YOU could do?  Here are a few questions for you. Continue reading Have you got what it takes to be a landlord?

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