Through reading the Emyth by Michael Gerber I realised a while ago the importance of systemising all aspects of your business and life if you want to make progress. There are only so many hours in the day and if you are trying to run a business, whilst balancing family life it will be extremely difficult.

Some people become landlords completely by accident  or are just reluctant once
they realise how much is really involved n property investing .
There are a few companies that offer help to these reluctant landlords.

I have had a long running dispute with the neighbour of my tenant who felt I was responsible for the noise my tenants make, but I felt it was lack of sound insulation due to the construction of the building. I recently found the information below which indicates that I am right in my view and that unless they are prepared to take to the High Court there is not liabilty for landlords in respect of the noise a tenant may make. Let me know if you agree!

My good friend Dwayne Kerr posted this on his blog a while back and  got lots of GREAT feedback about it

It's about people who became FAMOUS when some people called them failures.

Property insurance provides protection against most risks to property, such as fire, theft and some weather damage. This includes specialized forms of insurance such as fire insurance, flood insurance, earthquake insurance, home insurance or boiler insurance. Property is insured in two main ways - open perils and named perils.

Landlords Journal
Napoleon Hill, author of "Think and Grow Rich" stressed the importance of masterminding at two critical phases in his sixth step toward riches. At the onset of our planning we must have mastermind group input. As we implement and adjust our plans we must continue to maintain our relationship with the group.

Valuations between estate agents can vary wildly, but a raft of high-tech websites now give you access to the kind of detailed house price data that was once the preserve of agents and mortgage lenders. It’s possible not only have a nose at what neighbours have got for their houses, but look at future predictions and even get a free online house price valuation.

New EU proposals could force landlords to alter rental properties for disabled tenants they may never have.

The UK's current regulations require certain changes to be made to a property to cater for the needs of a disabled tenant.

However, regulations by the European Commission could mean changes would have to be made in all rental properties, irrespective of whether the present tenants require them.

Mortgage holders 'could see price of home drop' Written by Simon Whittaker