How to thrive and not just survive.

How to Thrive When Everything Feels Terrible Whilst the Government and the Pandemic stop us from supporting landlords with tenant evictions. I thought I would share a couple of articles I have recently read and potentially offer some support of a different kind. For some reason (another...

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How important is a sense of humour

During this time, I have been reading up on how different things can impact on your life and make a particular situation better. One of the areas I explored was humour and how it makes us more resilient, creative and resourceful, skills we particularly need...

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How to get your point across

How to Make Your Arguments Stronger. I wanted to share this with you. With the tenant eviction ban about to be lifted unless any last-minute U-turns by Boris and his team. I found this article to be interesting and will be applying some if not all...

Should we reopen schools.

SINCE THE BEGINNING of the coronavirus pandemic, children have been largely spared the worst health impacts of COVID-19. The same SARS-CoV-2 virus capable of killing a 50-year-old might leave a four-year-old unscathed. “Children are suffering in different ways from adults,” says Megan Tschudy, a paediatrician at the...

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Is it a great time to buy a rental property

What will happen to the housing market as restrictions start to be lifted? Covid-19 had and will continue to have a huge impact on Britain’s housing market, which for some landlords could be a huge benefit. Taking the emotions out of situation and looking at basic...

How to improve your productivity.

Productivity is about tapping into your flow. Recently I have been watching more TED talks and found a series on How to Be a Better Human. It resonated with me so I wanted to share with you and get your insight on Productiviy. I am sure like...

Why negotiation and mediation could help both landlords and tenants

During the current unprecedented times of uncertainty, and with the temporary ban on tenant evictions,it is vital to identify, as early as possible, those that are in genuine difficulty as opposed to those who are exploiting the current situation for their own benefit. The key...

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A balanced approach to our industry.

I wanted to share a news article with you and to get your opinion on the solution, if there is a solution. At this point I want to stress that I do not condone any behaviour by tenant or landlord that puts another in a...

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How not to evict your tenant

How not to evict your tenant, a Landlady, her partner and two accomplices are given jail terms totalling 70 years after eviction in Essex went horribly wrong. Although this is an extreme case, I come across incidents almost every day where the landlord has tried to...

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Are the scales of justice balanced?

I am sure that this news will not get the same exposure as a rogue landlord abusing vulnerable tenants. However, the scales of justice are scales for a reason, there needs to be balance. You cannot have a system that only prosecutes one side. Due to the...