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Sold-Out Room for the Wolverhampton Landlord Seminar

3rd April 2017

With over 40 local landlords in attendance on 30th March, the sold-out seminar covered the important subjects in lettings today, featuring Concentric's co-founder Sally Lawson and Compliance Director Dawn Bennett as guest speakers, alongside director of Midland Investment Agency, Martin Dodd.

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Client Money Protection Review – Our statement

29th March 2017

After attending the annual ARLA Propertymark Conference and Exhibition yesterday, Concentric HQ are pleased to confirm to their clients that the government have accepted the Client Money Protection Review (CMP) and will be introducing mandatory CMP for all letting agents.

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10 Ways To Refresh Your Home This Spring

23rd March 2017

The daffodils are in full bloom and there are glimpses of sunshine and we move into Spring! Time to freshen everything up after the long dark Winter. If you're planning to give your lifestyle a makeover, your home is a big part of that. We've put together ten ways to help organise your home and breathe a new lease of life into it, without having to do any major alterations.

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Should You Still Be Investing in the Wolverhampton Buy To Let Market?

23rd February 2017

If you're a landlord in Wolverhampton today, you might feel a little bruised by the assault made on your wallet after being (and continuing to be) ransacked over the last 12 months by HM Treasury’s tax changes on buy to let...

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Practical Advice for Identifying and Dealing with Damp

21st February 2017

Damp can cause a wide range of problems for just about anybody, from homeowners to landlords. Not only is the smell unpleasant, it can be extremely dangerous to our health! This post is going to help you to identify damp and deal with it properly.

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7 things landlords might not know about LHA tenancies

20th February 2017

It’s a common phrase you see rounding off nearly every rental listing - “No DSS”. DSS – being the now-defunct Department of Social Security – refers to LHA tenants, the catch-all term for low-income tenants who claim Local Housing Allowance (LHA), named after the now-defunct Department of Social Security.

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Should I concentrate on capital appreciation in buy-to-let?

16th February 2017

The growth of the buy-to-let market isn’t slowing down, as the housing shortage in the UK continues. Because of this, you now see a lot of information out there to help landlords get the best rental yields for their properties, but interestingly there is less information on capital appreciation. More associated with buyers and vendors, capital appreciation is also a factor that landlords need to consider when they invest in property, now more than ever.

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Rent arrears - what landlords need to know

14th February 2017

Being a good landlord means having to deal with problems as they arise, whether it’s appliances that have stopped working, issues with neighbours or the tricky situation of handling rent arrears. You may have vetted your tenants thoroughly and to the correct procedure, but it’s not always a guarantee that they’ll pay on time. Sometimes, a tenant will hit hard times – they may lose their job, go through a major life change, or simply have a tough month with expenses - and you need a strategy to deal with rent arrears when they happen.

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Online agents vs. High street agents – who should you let with?

30th January 2017

The lettings industry is going through an online revolution. It feels like new agencies are setting up shop every day – lean, mean property-renting machines churning out valuations in seconds and getting you a sale all through a screen. As we become more squeezed for time in the modern world - and the process of selling or letting a property being time-consuming enough - the client numbers for online-only agents grow and grow. But, are they really doing the best job for you?

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Screening potential tenants – 5 questions you should ask

13th January 2017

As increasing numbers of people choose to rent a home, with economic challenges and rising property prices making it difficult for many to get onto the property ladder, the UK lettings market is stronger than ever. This is good news for both landlords and letting agents, but with a larger number of potential tenants, it follows that the screening process is even more important to ensure you let to the right people.

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