25% of landlords will buy their tenants a gift this Christmas

25% of landlords will buy their tenants a gift this Christmas

One-in-four landlords are planning to buy a Christmas present for their tenants this year according to a new survey.

The poll conducted by Simple Landlords Insurance found that wine was the most popular gift choice from landlord to tenant this year, chosen by 44% of all those who plan to give a gift. This was followed by money off rent and chocolates, which will be the gift from 17% of those who give a present.


Other gifts include toys for their tenant’s children, restaurant vouchers, toiletries and money for a tenant who had recently been made redundant.

Jenny Mayes from Simple Landlords Insurance says: “Gestures like these can help to keep the relationship between landlords and their tenants positive. Many landlords are not professional investors and 65% do not use letting agents to manage their properties. They rely on their tenants to keep their property in good condition, to pay rent on time, and trust that they will let them know when things go wrong. Saying thank you and giving a little something can help hold onto good tenants and maintain goodwill.”

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Kelvin Lloyd
Kelvin Lloyd 09 Oct 2017

IT is up, to the Planners. If they will only give permission for bungalows on certain (suitable) sites, they will be built.

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maggie swift
maggie swift 09 Oct 2017

It's just the beginning of the shocking rise.

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maggie swift
maggie swift 09 Oct 2017

I have recently read that the bungalows can provide social housing for elderly residents in London.

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zoe glover
zoe glover 05 Oct 2017

Update! Worst company I have ever dealt with. Undervalued a Cambridge property by over 100k, wont take on any evidence of valuation including a RICS valuation done 3 years ago for the very same value...

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Paul Edwards
Paul Edwards 27 Sep 2017

Its nonsense articles such as this that make it harder to get clients to realise just how difficult the market is out there. When you see Rightmove and there are more 'price reduced' then 'new' most days...

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Tom Allen
Tom Allen 20 Sep 2017

Absolutely agree with you!

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RyanGeo
RyanGeo 18 Sep 2017

A sharp correction would be a less dramatic expression to use. That is already underway in certain sectors in Reading where I practice as Chartered Surveyor

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sean benton
sean benton 01 Sep 2017

Identity theft is a thread for any profession. So,people should stay alarmed. I once take help from a letting agent and came to know that letting agents are taking every precaution to prevent fraudulent...

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Mark N.
Mark N. 30 Aug 2017

We have seen a surge in instructions over August and that should continue into September too.

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Chris
Chris 30 Aug 2017

Unfortunately, all the legislation bears its force on Landlords and ignores, naively, the effect of Rogue Tenants on the ability of landlords to keep houses in repair and offer properties for rent at reasonable...

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Christian Donovan
Christian Donovan 18 Aug 2017

The write-down on house values, combined with the fall in the GBP saddled the fund?s property portfolio with a 1.4% loss in the second quarter. The shocking amount of $240 million.

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Samantha Goodman
Samantha Goodman 11 Aug 2017

Interesting point of view.

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