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The Importance Of A Tenancy Agreement

Many landlords consider their tenancy agreement to be a bit of an afterthought.  An irritating necessity which the lawyers insist on.  Many, indeed, think the best tenancy agreement is the shortest tenancy agreement – and have no idea what is in their tenancy agreement as they have never read it! Hopefully, this is not you. […]

Landlord Responsibilities #4: how to manage a tenancy

Landlord Responsibilities #4: how to manage a tenancy

Our users tell us that one of their main worries as landlords is to stay on top of their legal responsibilities. We wanted to help, so we’ve asked Tessa Shepperson at Landlord Law Services to come to the rescue with a “how to rent checklist”. The result is the “Landlord duties” series, five articles to […]

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Save time from admin and grow your property portfolio with Hammock

We created Hammock to help landlords save time and money in the management of their property finances. The admin required to keep the health of the cash flow in check and to stay on top of bookkeeping can easily absorb all of a landlord’s energy. This is clearly a big headache for landlords with large […]

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Landlord Responsibilities #3: how to start a new tenancy checklist

Our users tell us that one of their main worries as landlords is to stay on top of their legal responsibilities. We wanted to help, so we’ve asked Tessa Shepperson at Landlord Law Services to come to the rescue with a “how to rent checklist”. The result is the “Landlord duties” series, five articles to […]

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Landlord Responsibilities #2: how to choose tenants checklist

Our users tell us that one of their main worries as landlords is to stay on top of their legal responsibilities. We wanted to help, so we’ve asked Tessa Shepperson at Landlord Law Services to come to the rescue with a “how to rent checklist”. The result is the “Landlord duties” series, five articles to […]

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Landlord Responsibilities #1: the property checklist

Our users tell us that one of their main worries as landlords is to stay on top of legal requirements (their landlord responsibilities). We wanted to help, so we’ve asked Tessa Shepperson at Landlord Law Services to come to the rescue with a “how to rent checklist”. The result is the “Landlord duties” series, five […]

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How to file your tax on rental income, stress-free

Jon has been a landlord since 2013. As many Hammock users, Jon has to juggle a demanding full-time job and the responsibilities that come with being a landlord. For years, on top of his usual packed schedule, Jon would have to chase paperwork for his tax on rental income as the impending tax deadline got […]

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Landlord Advice: How to Save Money & Increase Profits

If you’re a private landlord, you’re probably feeling the squeeze from the new tax rules that are coming into effect. In buy-to-let land, we’re used to adapting to new regulations but now more than ever, it’s important to be keeping a close eye on your business. Being a professional or part-time landlord isn’t the same […]

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What is Open Banking, and how does it help landlords?

Landlords often ask us about Open Banking and how we use it to help our customers at Hammock. We wrote this article to give anyone wondering about this a firm handle on what is Open Banking and how it is used on Hammock’s platform. Open Banking is an easy and secure way to share your […]

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