This edition's guest post comes from Landlord Action's Paul Shamplina who features on Channel 5's "Nightmare Tenants, Slum Landlords"
"Ten years ago, Ray Wilkins from Surrey bought a four-bedroom detached property in Addlestone as a buy-to-let investment. Living in nearby Surbiton, Mr Wilkins and his partner decided to manage the property themselves. This is where it all started going wrong."
Click here to read <strong>Two common mistakes – could a letting agent have prevented this landlord’s woe?</strong>.