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Navigating the Right to Rent Changes in 2024: Why Poole Landlords Should Consider Letting Agents 01 December 2023

As we stride into 2024, it"s crucial to be aware of the forthcoming changes in the Right to Rent regulations. Designed to enhance efficiency, transparency, and compliance in the rental market, these changes signal a new era for landlords. In this blog post, we"ll delve into what these adjustments entail and explore why engaging a letting agent can be a strategic move to steer clear of penalties and fines.... Read More

BREAKING: Abolition of Section 21 – stay of execution 21 October 2023

The Government has pledged that section 21 ‘no fault" repossessions will not be scrapped until improvements have been made to the way courts handle legitimate possession cases.

In a report out today by The Negotiator.... The Government has pledged that section 21 ‘no fault" repossessions will not be scrapped until improvements have been made to the way courts handle legitimate possession cases.... Read More

More landlords set to use letting agencies as red tape and repairs headaches rise 27 September 2023

Nearly a third of landlords cited ‘no longer having to deal with repairs" as the main reason for the switching to using a letting agent.

Nearly two out of three (63%) private landlords are thinking of switching to a letting agency or with a third (27%) doing so to avoid scams and fraud, research from Uswitch reveals.... Read More

Revealed - First rental market forecast for 2024 15 September 2023

In a report in Letting Agent Today by Graham Norwood he reports that Zoopla has issued the first major private rental sector market forecast for 2024.

Rental growth this year is on track to end at over 9.0 per cent, higher than earnings growth which is expected to be circa 6.... Read More

We are proud to be members of Propertymark! 12 September 2023

Lewis Dean Letting Agents of Poole are proud to be members of Propertymark, the professional body for property agents working in residential lettings.

Propertymark teamed up with TV personality and property expert Phil Spencer"s Move iQ, to help consumers understand the importance of instructing a regulated and qualified agent.... Read More

TAKE A SEAT, RELAX, LET US DO ALL THE HARD WORK FOR YOU 04 July 2023

The Team at Lewis Dean Letting are close knit and approachable. We are all Upton residents and are hugely passionate about the local area, its close community, businesses and what it can offer visitors from out of the area. This passion for, not just property, shows in everything we do, whether it"s managing a property for you, passing on local knowledge or finding people the right properties in the right areas.... Read More

The peace of mind of having a professional handle your Poole landlord responsibilities 15 June 2023

As a Poole landlord, you have a lot on your plate.

Between finding reliable tenants, collecting rent, and handling maintenance issues, it can be overwhelming to handle everything on your own.

That"s where we come in.

Our team of experienced Poole letting agents are here to take the stress off your shoulders and ensure that your Poole property is well-maintained and occupied by responsible tenants.... Read More

𝙍𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙨 𝙍𝙚𝙛𝙤𝙧𝙢 𝘽𝙞𝙡𝙡 - 𝙒𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙋𝙤𝙤𝙡𝙚 𝙇𝙖𝙣𝙙𝙡𝙤𝙧𝙙𝙨 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙏𝙚𝙣𝙖𝙣𝙩𝙨 𝙉𝙚𝙚𝙙 𝙩𝙤 𝙆𝙣𝙤𝙬..... 26 May 2023

The most critical piece of legislation affecting the private rented sector in England has been announced today in the Houses of Parliament.

The Renters Reform Bill, which has been long-awaited since its initial promise in 2019, encompasses a range of measures designed to enhance the quality of housing within the private rented sector while also offering protection to tenants against "no fault evictions" and easing the process of keeping pets.... Read More

The importance of thorough tenant screening and how a letting agency can help 24 March 2023

As a Poole landlord, finding the right tenants for your property is essential for a successful and stress-free rental experience. Unfortunately, it can be complex and challenging to screen tenants thoroughly on your own, and making a mistake in your tenant selection process can lead to costly and time-consuming issues down the road.... Read More

Is your Poole tenant a fraud? 24 March 2023

As a Poole landlord, it is important to be aware of the rise in tenancy fraud in the UK and take steps to reduce the risk of fraudulent applications.

One of the largest providers of tenant references has seen a 100%+ increase in attempted fraudulent applications in the last 12 months alone.... Read More

New tax rules for Poole buy-to-let Landlords from 2026 20 March 2023

We at Lewis Dean Letting Agents want to make you aware of some important changes that are coming into effect from April 2026.

The UK Government is introducing Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Income Tax, which will affect how landlords report their income tax to HMRC.... Read More

Self-managing landlords consider instructing agents, new report shows 09 March 2023

In a report out by Marc De Silver today from Property Industry Eye he reports that the majority of self-managing private landlords would consider switching to a property manager or letting agency, a new study shows.

This is especially true for landlords managing their own properties, with 63% being open to make the transition.... Read More