Alastair Woodgate of leading St Albans and Watford based Chartered Surveyors, Rumball Sedgwick, says there’s more to being a good landlord than meets the eye.

We’re often hearing about the qualities of a good tenant – with paying the rent promptly, respecting the property and its contents and being clean and tidy topping the list – but what makes a good landlord?

Research suggests the top qualities of a landlord are being organised, dealing with maintenance and urgent issues in a timely manner, drawing up a fair tenancy agreement (to include setting a reasonable rent and never unexpectedly or unfairly raising it), being respectful, trustworthy and maintaining good lines of communication.

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