Electrical Checks: A Landlord’s Guide

As of January 14 2020, the Minister of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) confirmed – after long setbacks – that mandatory electrical checks on rented ...

Do Listed Buildings Require an EPC?

Through recent years, the government has attempted to fight energy wastage and to create homes which are more energy efficient. There are several key benefits here. The first is ...

Winter-proof Your Property

When winter comes around with its snow, ice and plummeting temperatures, that’s when communication between landlord and tenant should be at its most fluent.  Why? Well, ...

Reasons to be Eco-friendly in Your Rental Property

Increasing numbers of landlords are aware of the effects of climate change, as well as increasing utility bills. As such, they are making a conscious choice to be more ...

Should I Get a Roof Health Check?

With our unpredictable weather it’s a no brainer to begin taking steps to protect roofs against the winter onslaught of wind, rain, sleet and snow.  It’s an advantage if ...

Getting your Rental Property Ready for Winter

To many householders, the onset of the winter months signals the fear of frozen pipes, broken boilers and expensive call-out charges. It won’t surprise you ...

Landlords and Energy Performance Certificates

An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is an overview of the energy efficiency of your property. This is a statutory requirement by the government where all ...

Gas Safe Engineer Shares Top Boiler Advice For Landlords

Nearly one in three tenants have experienced trouble with a heating boiler, according to surveys by heating engineer trades bodies. And that means being in the ...

Energy Performance Certificate Minimum Rating Change

All tenancies in England and Wales must have an EPC rating of at least ‘E.’ The rule, which became law in April 2020, is in a bid to ensure all residential and commercial ...

Checklist of Landlord Responsibilities

As a new landlord are you worried that you are within the law when renting out your first property? You’re right to be fearful about this as there are quite a few legal ...