Results for tag "Landlord Advice"

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Finding TenantsInvestorsLandlord AdviceLetting Agents

Is PropertyLoop the Best OpenRent Alternative?

So you have been using the same images and description to promote your rental property over the years to varying degrees of success. It’s time to take a new approach, yet this stale nature of findi...

March 08, 2021

Landlord AdviceNew Landlords

Tips for First Time and Accidental Landlords

If you’re a first-time landlord there’s going to be lots of info you will need to get up-to-date on.   That’s especially the case if you’re an accidental landlord as, ...

February 22, 2021

InvestorsLandlord AdviceNew Landlords

What Does It Cost to Become a Landlord

Having a buy to let property means you benefit from monthly rental payments and long-term capital accrual. But you do have to spend quite a bit upfront, as well as fork out for ongoing costs. It’s ...

February 22, 2021

EvictionsLandlord AdviceRent Arrears

The Costs of Eviction During the Pandemic

The last 18 or so months has undoubtedly presented a unique challenge for many property owners to say the least, with the fears of encountering a problem tenant only being exacerbate...

September 20, 2021

InvestorsLandlord Advice

Renting a Listed Building: A Landlord’s Guide

Listed properties present some of the most historically significant, and beautiful buildings the nation has to offer. Typically, these architectural marvels and stunning timepieces will have b...

September 17, 2021

DepositLandlord AdviceTenant Advice

Deposit Replacement Schemes; a Landlords Guide

As can be expected a deposit replacement scheme functions somewhat similarly to a traditional security deposit, offering the landlord monetary protection should their tenant fail to pay rent, or da...

September 02, 2021

Landlord AdviceProperty Maintenance

99% of Renters Unaware of Who Should Fix Their Home!

Recent research carried out by housing claim management company Veriwise has revealed that a dismal 0.06% of renters are aware of their rights and responsibilities surrounding maintenance of a rent...

September 01, 2021

Landlord AdviceRent ArrearsTenant Advice

Renters Paying Heavy Price for Unwanted Moves

The tenant campaign group Generation rent has revealed that unwanted moves within England’s private rental sector are costing tenants £229 million each year. These moves come on the back of situati...

August 31, 2021

Landlord AdviceRent Arrears

Over Half of UK Landlords Lost Income During COVID

A report carried out by Simply Business has shed light on the true impact the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has had on UK landlords. Speaking to over 500 landlords, the findings state that arou...

August 27, 2021

Buy-to-letLandlord Advice

Government Urged to Tackle Rogue Landlords

The National Residential Landlords association has urged the UK government to address its failure to effectively address the impact of rogue landlords across the private rental sector. The governme...

August 25, 2021

Landlord AdviceProperty Maintenance

What to Do if a Tenant Damages Your Rental Property

Unfortunately problem tenants do exists, and whilst every landlord is optimistic that their rental property will be returned in pristine condition come the close of the fixed term, this is not alwa...

August 19, 2021

Buy-to-letInvestorsLandlord Advice

Commission Free Renting With PropertyLoop

Traditional high street letting agents and their online counterparts have grown complacent and neglected to change the out-dated practices within the rental industry for decades, but now PropertyLo...

August 13, 2021

Buy-to-letInvestorsLandlord Advice

Rent Cuts See Landlord Profits Fall

Research carried out by  specialists in savings and lending, Shawbrook Bank have revealed the extent to which payment holidays and rent reductions have impacted rental income over the lockdown...

August 10, 2021

InvestorsLandlord AdviceRent Arrears

Rent Arrears Lowest in Decade

Those that have found themselves renting a new home over recent years, or that have climbed onto the rental property ladder, choosing to let out a property to the ideal tenant, will be undoubtedly ...

August 09, 2021

InvestorsLandlord Advice

City Centre Rental Prices Recover

September of last year saw rental prices in key city centre locations plummet, with some parts of the nation’s capital experiencing falls as great 20%. Thanks to a wave of renters seeking more tran...

July 29, 2021

Landlord AdviceNew Landlords

Common Mistakes Made by Landlords

With the demand for rental properties currently at record levels thanks to the unstoppable rise of property prices within the UK, only spurred by the pandemic as those that have seen it as essentia...

July 28, 2021

Landlord AdviceTenancy AgreementTenant Advice

Can You Rent to Family Members?

It is often assumed that letting out a rental property to a family member or close friend will allow both the landlord and the tenant to easily sidestep many of the aggravations and hardships that ...

July 26, 2021

Energy EfficiencyEnergy Performance CertificateLandlord Advice

The Future of Energy Efficiency in Renting

Landlords and rental property investors are now being encouraged to ensure their rentals not only adhere to the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard, but exceed this energy efficiency threshold, esse...

July 23, 2021

Buy-to-letLandlord AdviceMortgage

Buy to Let Mortgages Lead the Charge in Energy Efficiency

Recent months have seen renewed belief in the rental market as landlords are now able to take advantage of more buy to let mortgage options since the beginning of the COVID virus outbreak. Consumer...

July 22, 2021

InvestorsLandlord AdviceTenant Advice

Rental Sector in Desperate Need of Financial Support

The tenant campaign group, Generation rent has already predicted that the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will be devastating to the private rental sector, with an additional 30,000 homes potential...

July 21, 2021

Finding TenantsInvestorsLandlord Advice

Surge in Fraudulent Tenant Applications

The number of people within the UK that are choosing to rent their next home has doubled over the years since 2002, with almost 5 million properties across the nation now being rented privately. Wi...

July 20, 2021

Landlord AdvicePeriodic TenanciesTenancy Agreement

A Guide to Periodic Tenancies

As those that are well versed in the private rental industry will be able to appreciate, the intricacies that comprise a tenancy agreement are far from straightforward, and with a suite of potentia...

July 14, 2021

EvictionsLandlord AdviceTenant's Rights

Is This the End of the Section 21 Notice?

After being announced in December 2019, the rental industry has been in joint apprehension regarding the abolition of the section 21 notice. Few subjects are as polarising in the rental landscape, ...

June 30, 2021

Finding TenantsLandlord Adviceshort term rental

Demand for Short Terms Lets at a Record High

The widespread influence of short-term letting platforms such as Airbnb have made the landlord experience more accessible than ever. Those that are fortunate enough to own a property within a desir...

June 29, 2021

Landlord AdviceNew Landlords

Common Problems Faced by Landlords

Regardless of if you are running a single rental property or overseeing a comprehensive property portfolio ensuring that every tenancy you establish runs smoothly can certainly seem like a tall ord...

June 25, 2021

Health & SafetyLandlord AdviceProperty Maintenance

How Do I Make My Rental Property Safe?

As can be expected a significant part of making your rental opportunity more appealing to potential tenants, and upholding your legal obligation as a landlord, is ensuring that your property is saf...

June 23, 2021

Finding TenantsLandlord AdviceReferencing

Tenant Referencing: A Guide for Landlords

Whilst strictly speaking there is nothing legally compelling an owner of a rental property to conduct referencing checks on those that wish to reside in their rental property, the overwhelming majo...

June 22, 2021

EvictionsLandlord AdviceTenant Advice

Those Renting in the UK Could Be Owed 12 Month’s Rent!

As a component of their “Renters’ Rights Awareness Week”, the tenant campaign group Generation Rent has revealed that many of those that may be in imminent  danger of being evicted, could be i...

June 16, 2021

Buy-to-letInvestorsLandlord Advice

Selling a Rental Property: A Landlord’s Guide

Similarly to finding new tenants, the sale of a rental property is no small feat. Whilst many say that selling a property can easily become one of the more stressful aspects of life here we offer a...

June 14, 2021

Landlord AdviceTenant's Rights

When Can a Landlord Enter a Tenant’s Property?

It goes without saying that to be an effective landlord access to your rental property will be needed from time to time. Regardless of if the landlord is preparing the rental for its next wave of p...

June 07, 2021

Landlord AdviceTax

What Is Section 24? A Landlord’s Guide

Initially announced during the 2015 summer budget, going on to be implemented in April 2017, Section 24 has brought with it a change in the amount of tax landlords are required to pay. Also referre...

May 27, 2021

Finding TenantsLandlord Advice

How to Advertise On Rightmove and Zoopla

Finding a good tenant is perhaps the greatest struggle a landlord can face, with the looming threat of void periods only adding to the pressure that can contribute to rushing into a new tenancy. Wh...

May 26, 2021

Landlord AdviceProperty MaintenanceTenancy AgreementTenant Advice

Tenant Alterations: Can You Change a Rental Property?

When letting out a rental property to tenants a landlord can rightfully expect their investment to be returned in the same condition that it was in at the start of the fixed term. However, with man...

May 25, 2021

Capital Gains TaxLandlord AdviceTax

Landlord Tax Deductions: A Guide

Naturally, it is the aspiration of all landlords to forge a prosperous property portfolio, seeing multiple rentals yielding high returns. However this does pose the problem of making the landlord l...

May 20, 2021

Energy EfficiencyLandlord AdviceProperty Maintenance

How Do I Increase My EPC Rating?

How do I increase my EPC Rating, or why is my EPC rating so low are questions regularly poised by landlords looking to meet the MEES. With the heavy financial repercussions that come with non compl...

May 18, 2021

Finding TenantsLandlord AdviceTenant's Rights

DSS Tenants: a guide to housing benefits for landlords

Historically landlords have exhibited reluctance to let out their rental property to tenants that are currently receiving financial support for their housing in the form of universal credit. Natura...

May 17, 2021

Finding TenantsLandlord AdviceNew Landlords

Attracting Tenants to Your Rental Property

Regardless of if you are a seasoned landlord with a sizable portfolio looking to update an old property or a new landlord looking to occupy their first let, attracting tenants to your rental proper...

May 14, 2021

Landlord AdviceLetting AgentsNew Landlords

Letting Agent Fees: A Guide for Landlords

Whilst every landlord will have their own unique approach to managing their rental properties, the assistance that a letting agent can provide is not to be overlooked. The journey of becoming a lan...

May 13, 2021

Landlord AdviceLandlord Regulations

What to Do if a Tenant Has Abandoned a Property

It goes without saying, but to the surprise of many new tenants, simply leaving an abandoned property without notifying the landlord of your intentions to do so does not absolve the legal obligatio...

May 11, 2021

Landlord AdviceRent Arrears

Can a Landlord Recover Rent Arrears?

It goes without saying that rent arrears for many landlords can mean more than a lighter pay packet than expected at the end of the month, leaving them far more exposed to the costs associated with...

May 10, 2021

EvictionsFixed Tenancy AgreementsLandlord AdviceTenant's Rights

Ending a Fixed Term Tenancy Early?

Regardless of whether the tenant or landlord wishes to end a fixed term tenancy early, it is essential that both parties follow the proper conduct. Whilst there are a few ways in which a landlord i...

May 07, 2021

Landlord AdviceNew Landlords

How Can Landlords Protect Their Income?

Given the current widespread economic uncertainty, the financial outlook for many is looking hostile to say the least, with no end date in sight. Whilst many of those impacted by the on-going COVID...

May 05, 2021

Buy-to-letCapital Gains TaxCouncil TaxLandlord AdviceLandlord RegulationsTax

What Taxes Do Landlords Need to Pay?

Whilst there are many variables that will ultimately dictate the amount of tax a landlord will be required to pay, there are also numerous exemptions that rental property owners can take advantage ...

May 04, 2021

Buy-to-letInvestorsLandlord AdviceMortgage

How Much Profit Can You Make From Renting?

Naturally, landlords want to make a return on their rental property investment, but unfortunately it isn’t just as simple as collecting rental payments each month.  Especially ringing true for...

April 29, 2021

Energy EfficiencyEnergy Performance CertificateLandlord AdviceProperty Maintenance

What Is the Minimum EPC Rating For a Rented Property?

Since the introduction of Energy Performance Certificates in 2008 the UK government has made a conscious effort to make the rental sector more accountable for its emissions and look towards a green...

April 27, 2021

Landlord AdviceRent Arrears

Reducing the Risk of Rental Arrears

Any business is upheld by the effective management of its resources, and with property maintenance, agent fees and the costs of marketing a rental property; an interruption to regular rental paymen...

April 23, 2021

Accidental LandlordsLandlord AdviceLandlord RegulationsNew Landlords

How Do I Protect Myself as a Landlord?

Whilst becoming a landlord can be a lucrative affair, it’s certainly the result of hard work and a significant investment of the both the Landlord’s time and money. With a host of legal responsibil...

April 20, 2021

Finding TenantsLandlord AdviceNew Landlords

How to Let a Property Without an Agent

For new and accidental landlords that want to know how to let a property without an agent, the benefits are often revered as massive savings, cutting the high upfront costs associated with becoming...

April 19, 2021

Finding TenantsLandlord AdviceLetting AgentsNew Landlords

Is It Worth Using a Letting Agent?

Of course,  it is possible to rent without using a letting agency, however a landlord’s reasoning for doing so can usually be put down to convenience and practicality. It goes without saying t...

April 15, 2021

Buy-to-letFinding TenantsLandlord Advice

Choosing Furniture for Your Rental Property

Furnished or unfurnished, both can offer drastically different experiences for landlords and renters alike, but how do you furnish a rental property? We are here to dispel the common misconceptions...

April 14, 2021

Landlord AdviceNew LandlordsRenting to Students

Should You Rent Your House to Students?

With higher rental yields, higher demand and increased protection, renting to students sounds like it could be every landlord’s dream. However, the typical outlook and stereotypes forced on t...

April 12, 2021

Buy-to-letInsuranceLandlord AdviceLandlord Regulations

What Insurance Do You Need as a Landlord?

In many ways landlord insurance policies are not too dissimilar to your everyday home insurance cover; however the important distinction between the two is that landlord insurance is intended to pr...

April 06, 2021

HMOLandlord AdviceLandlord Regulations

A Guide to HMO Rules for Landlords

With the rules for House in Multiple Occupation be somewhat similar to that of a traditional single let, new or accidental landlords may be forgiven for glazing over the essential differences in HM...

April 01, 2021

Landlord AdviceLandlord RegulationsNew LandlordsRental property

Should You Furnish Your Rental Property?

The decision on whether or not to furnish your rental property before letting it out to tenant’s shouldn’t be taken lightly. Ultimately the degree to which a rental property is furnished and the ch...

March 30, 2021

Landlord AdviceLandlord RegulationsNew Landlords

What Are the Legal Requirements of a Landlord?

It can be a universal concern, not just that of new and accidental landlords but, perhaps even for first time tenants new to the rental market. Knowing what a landlord cannot do, and more important...

March 29, 2021

Landlord AdviceLandlord RegulationsPets

New Laws for Tenants With Pets

It is no secret that landlords and property owners display reluctance to accept pet owning tenants into their homes. With recent research showing that a mere 7% of landlords offer animal loving ten...

March 26, 2021

Finding TenantsLandlord AdviceLetting Agents

Receiving Offers for Your Rental Property

Finding tenants for an empty buy to let property can be a difficult time for landlords to say the least.  Searching for new ways to market the rental opportunity, assessing competing lets in t...

March 25, 2021

Finding TenantsLandlord AdviceProperty Maintenance

How to Let Safely During the COVID-19 Crisis

Whilst many occupations have faced radical operational changes over the last year or so, landlords and property managers have found themselves scrambling for a footing amongst a mounting pile of ch...

March 24, 2021

Landlord AdviceLandlord RegulationsTenant's Rights

Landlords Guide to Letting Rules & Regulations

For accidental or new landlords, navigating through the ever changing legal landscape of the rental industry can be tough at first. Despite the learning curve landlords and property owners must abi...

March 22, 2021

Finding TenantsLandlord AdviceLetting Agents

Benefits of Getting a 3D Tour of Your Rental

It’s an age old story that everyone will have come across in their rental journey irrespective of being a landlord or tenant. The way in person property viewings are conducted has yet to deviate fr...

March 18, 2021

Finding TenantsLandlord Advice

Top Questions to Ask Prospective Tenants

Finding a good tenant can be one of the most arduous yet rewarding responsibilities of a landlord. Of course, this cycle of fresh tenants is the backbone of every property owner’s financial outlook...

March 15, 2021

Finding TenantsLandlord AdviceNew Landlords

How to Find the Perfect Tenant in the UK

Finding a good tenant is something universally revered within the rental industry, regardless of if you have accumulated a rich portfolio over the years, or planning on opening the doors to your fi...

March 12, 2021

Buy-to-letFinding TenantsLandlord AdviceNew Landlords

How to Attract Good Tenants to Your Rental Property?

Knowing how to attract good tenants to your rental property is the ambition of many a landlord. After all, having a solid relationship with your tenants could potentially lead to a longer tenancy p...

March 10, 2021

Finding TenantsLandlord AdviceLetting Agents

Upad or PropertyLoop Which Is Best for Landlords?

In recent years, and also being expedited by global lockdowns, countless industries have turned to online spaces to better engage with their demographic, paving the way for previously unseen practi...

March 09, 2021

Landlord AdviceProperty MaintenanceTips

Garden Improvements For Landlords

Over the last year and in light of recent events regarding Covid-19, it has been highly documented that we are spending more and more time outside in our gardens. Recent property searches have high...

March 04, 2021

Buy-to-letLandlord AdviceTips

Self Storage: A Guide For Landlords

Self storage is one often overlooked factor which, if approached correctly, means landlords can offer a secure space in which to store old furniture, belongings, bits and bobs, and anything other o...

March 04, 2021

Buy-to-letFinding TenantsLandlord Advice

Retired Renters: A Guide For Landlords

The number of retired renters is, surprisingly, on the rise. If you’re a landlord who is currently putting the finishing touches to a property and is about to list it via an online property agent, ...

March 04, 2021

Energy EfficiencyLandlord AdviceProperty Maintenance

Modernising A Rental Property: A Landlord’s Guide

All rental properties eventually start to look dated. If the fixtures and fittings in yours are starting to look somewhat medieval and you’re about to list it via an online property agent, then it’...

March 04, 2021

Buy-to-letLandlord AdviceTenant's Rights

Refusing Entry to a Rental Property

The question as to whether landlords can freely enter a property whilst the tenants are at home is, nowadays, thankfully regulated. It’s unlikely you’re bound to come home one day to find them sitt...

March 04, 2021

Buy-to-letInvestorsLandlord Advice

Has My Property Increased In Value? A Landlord’s Guide

Today’s property market can be somewhat unpredictable. During the third quarter of 2017, house prices skyrocketed, with many locations in the North of the country as well as the Midlands increasing...

March 04, 2021

DepositLandlord AdviceTenant's Rights

Withholding A Security Deposit: The Rules

Both a landlord and tenants are aware of the need for a security deposit when renting a property. A landlord also knows that it must be stored safely, should anything go wrong at a later date. A de...

March 04, 2021

EvictionsLandlord AdviceTenancy Agreement

Landlord-Tenant Disputes And How To Avoid Them

Being a landlord isn’t all plain sailing by any stretch of the imagination. You’re renting a house to people who are essentially strangers, so there are bound to be a few ups and downs along the wa...

March 04, 2021

Landlord AdviceTenancy AgreementVoid Periods

Long Term Tenancies: The Good and the Bad

Over recent years, everyone from politicians to housing charities have called for landlords to increase the duration of their tenancies – often as a result of increased homelessness and the v...

March 04, 2021

InvestorsLandlord AdviceMortgage

What Are the Benefits of Re-Mortgaging?

Times are tough at the moment. This has led to a huge upswell in the amount of individuals seeking to access a little more capital by remortgaging their houses. With Brexit on the way, the financia...

March 04, 2021

DepositLandlord AdviceTenant's Rights

No Deposit Schemes: A Handy Guide

Times are undoubtedly tough on renters at the moment. One way that’s being investigated in order to ease pressure and to help stimulate the rental market is a no deposit scheme. Here, a tenant pays...

March 04, 2021

Health & SafetyLandlord AdviceProperty Maintenance

Property Maintenance Throughout The Seasons

An awful lot of work goes into keeping a rental property in good shape. Each and every season has their own set of rules when it comes to upkeep and repairs, making the process an ongoing one. But ...

March 04, 2021

Buy-to-letLandlord AdviceMortgage

Buy To Let Mortgages: A Landlords’s Guide

Over the last few years, and thanks in part to the changing landscape of property investment, the entire market is generating less profit. Despite the role of a landlord being an increasingly tough...

March 04, 2021

EvictionsLandlord AdviceTenancy Agreement

If Your Tenant Is Made Redundant: A Guide

If you’re a landlord, one of the main concerns you may be likely to face is your tenant being made redundant. But don’t worry, there is no need to panic. There are plenty of options and directions ...

March 04, 2021

Landlord AdviceProperty MaintenanceTenant's Rights

Fridge And Freezer Breakdowns: Who Is Responsible

Breakdowns are the bane of every landlord – and every tenants – life. And there are few instances more irritating than a broken down freezer or fridge, that causes all of the tenants fo...

March 04, 2021

Landlord AdviceProperty MaintenanceTenant's Rights

Repair Requests: A Landlord’s Obligation

When it comes to your property, the everyday life of tenants is likely to extract a fair bit of wear and tear. This is completely normal and not something to sit up at night worrying about. However...

March 04, 2021

Buy-to-letLandlord AdviceSub-Letting

Illegal Sublets: What To Look Out For

Over the last few years, websites like Airbnb have given rise to short term rentals, allowing people to let rooms in their properties, or even whole properties for profit. A lot of this is often do...

March 04, 2021

Buy-to-letLandlord AdviceMortgage

Planning Your Buy-to-Let Mortgage

If you’re thinking of investing in property, a buy-to-let mortgage could help give you a substantial return on your investment. However, when choosing both your property and your mortgage, it’s imp...

March 04, 2021

Buy-to-letLandlord AdviceLetting Agents

Selling Your Rental Property: Tenanted or Not?

If time has come where you’re thinking of selling your property, it’s important to decide whether you sell it in situ via an online property agent, with your tenants still there, or evict them firs...

March 04, 2021

Finding TenantsLandlord AdviceVoid Periods

Moving New Tenants Into Your Property: A How To Guide

Tenant turnover is always a stressful affair for buy-to-let landlords who have advertised a property via an online property agent or lettings company. This occurs when a tenant or tenants leave a p...

March 03, 2021

Energy EfficiencyLandlord AdviceProperty Maintenance

Gas Safety: A Rental Property Guide

If you’re a landlord, then one of the most important things to get sorted asap is a Gas Safety Certificate, which is valid for one year. Fortunately, this is extremely easy to do via a certified en...

March 03, 2021

Landlord AdviceLandlord RegulationsTenancy Agreement

Assured Tenancies In Detail

If you’re looking to become a landlord or advertise your property via an online property agent, then one of the most common tenancies you’re likely to go with is an assured short-hold tenancy ̵...

March 03, 2021

Landlord AdviceTenant Advice

How to Secure a UK Guarantor

A guarantor is almost always required by letting agents when a tenant moves into a house. It is an individual who supplies a guarantee that the rent will be paid on time, with the guarantor making ...

March 03, 2021

InsuranceLandlord AdviceNew Landlords

Landlord Insurance vs Home Insurance

It’s essential that all landlords protect their properties from the everyday risks which may occur within them such as fire and drainage problems. However, it’s also a very good idea to take out sp...

March 03, 2021

Landlord AdviceNew Landlords

Becoming A Private Landlord

On paper, becoming a private landlord may well seem like a doddle. You find a property, you get tenants in to rent it: simple. But the truth of the matter is that it’s not so straightforward and re...

March 03, 2021

InsuranceLandlord AdviceLandlord Regulations

Landlord Insurance: Is It Essential?

If you’re a landlord advertising your property via an online property agent, there’s little doubt that your investment is something to be protected at all costs. Thankfully, there is an easy way ar...

March 03, 2021

Finding TenantsLandlord AdviceTenant's Rights

Disabled Home letting: A Handy Guide

There are several key benefits for both tenants and landlords, when equipping a house with access for the disabled. One of these is that disable people will be afforded a good standard of living. T...

March 03, 2021

EvictionsLandlord Advice

Reducing The Risk Of Problem Tenants

As a landlord, you’re going to want the most suitable tenants for your property. So as to avoid any costly mishaps or undue damage to your investment it’s important that you take several steps to g...

March 03, 2021

Landlord AdviceNew LandlordsTips

Money Saving Advice For Landlords

As most landlords already know, this job isn’t a walk in the park! Turning a profit can be tough going and the responsibilities placed upon your shoulders aren’t easy to pick a path through either....

March 03, 2021

Landlord AdviceNew LandlordsTenancy Agreement

Tenancy Agreements: Common Mistakes

A tenancy agreement is the core of any rental. However, a lot of landlords don’t pay much attention to it, or simply use the same agreement over and over. If you’re a brand new landlord who is abou...

March 03, 2021

Landlord AdviceProperty Maintenance

Property Maintenance: Simple Landlord Tips

It’s essential that, as a landlord, you keep your rental property in good condition. This is not only to make sure your tenants have a habitable safe space, but also to ensure that the value of you...

March 03, 2021

Landlord AdviceTenant's Rights

Telling Renters You Need To Sell Your Property

If you’re a landlord who is looking to sell their property via an online property agent or letting agency, then you have two choices: sell it with the tenants still in there, or wait until it’s emp...

March 03, 2021

Buy-to-letLandlord AdviceNew Landlords

Are New Build Homes Better For Buy-to-Lets?

If you’re a landlord who is scouting for new properties to invest in via an online property agent for a buy-to-let mortgage, then it’s doubtless you’ve considered all the types of house which are a...

March 03, 2021

Buy-to-letEvictionsLandlord Advice

Dealing With Tenant Abandonment

If you are a landlord, the idea of a tenant doing a hop-skip in the middle of the night is an absolute nightmare scenario to consider. If you’re not careful regarding the legalities of such actions...

March 02, 2021

Finding TenantsLandlord AdviceNew Landlords

Landlord Guide for Renting to Millennials

Renting via an online property agent is becoming the most popular, long term housing preference when it comes to millennials. The rapid rise of property prices combined with the gig economy has pre...

March 02, 2021

Landlord AdviceProperty MaintenanceTenant Advice

Maximising Space in Your Rental Property

Modern properties are often short on both size and space, with bedrooms often making up the smaller rooms in the property. Fortunately, if you’re currently searching for accommodation via an online...

March 02, 2021

Landlord AdviceLandlord RegulationsNew Tenants

Critical Documents For New Tenancies

If you’re a landlord who is about to rent out your property via an online property agent or letting agency, then it’s going to be an extremely busy time for you. However, one thing you must make su...

March 02, 2021

Buy-to-letLandlord AdviceNew Landlords

A Guide to Becoming a Landlord

 Being a landlord means you can look forward to regular rental payments and impressive capital appreciation over time. You’ll also have the satisfaction of knowing you’re providing a nice home to y...

February 22, 2021

Landlord AdviceLandlord RegulationsNew Landlords

Landlord Responsibilities Explained

We’re betting you haven’t read through every page of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985. And we wouldn’t blame you – it’s a pretty hefty piece of legislation to wade through, after all. We’...

February 22, 2021

Buy-to-letInvestorsLandlord Advice

Tax for Landlords

Landlords are taxed on money they receive in rental income. This means all the money they receive in rental income, not just the profits (ie monthly rental income minus their buy-to-...

February 19, 2021

Buy-to-letInvestorsLandlord Advice

Investing in Property? Read this

Property has always been a good asset class to invest in. Over the long-term it tends to be more profitable than the likes of stocks and shares. As a landlord you’ll receive a monthly income, while...

February 19, 2021

Landlord AdviceProperty Maintenance

How to Choose a Property Management Company

Have you decided yet whether you are going to manage your property by yourself – or hand over the running to a property management company?  We’ve found here at Property Loop that&nb...

February 19, 2021

Buy-to-letLandlord AdviceNew LandlordsTips

What Do New Landlords Need to Know?

Being a landlord involves a lot more than painting your flat every couple of years and checking your tenants pay you on the dot every month. Ah, if only it really were that simple…  No, there’...

February 19, 2021

InvestorsLandlord AdviceNew Landlords

Landlord Property Investment Strategies

When times get hard should you, as a landlord, change your investment strategy? Certainly, this can make sense, especially if the market changes. So, what are the best current proper...

February 19, 2021

Health & SafetyLandlord AdviceProperty MaintenanceTenant Advice

What to do About Vermin in Your Rental Property

Cockroaches, rats, bedbugs, fleas – none of these may good flat mates. But from time to time, they can appear.   The Homes (Fit for Human Habitation) Act 2018 stresses that...

February 19, 2021

Energy EfficiencyLandlord AdviceProperty Maintenance

Landlord Tips for Managing White and Brown Goods

As a landlord you may decide to rent out your property with white and brown goods included. White goods are large kitchen appliances such as a fridge, cooker, freezer, washing machine etc. Brown go...

February 19, 2021

Buy-to-letLandlord AdviceMortgage

How Buy to Let Mortgages Work

If you want to rent out a property here in the UK then you’ll need to get a buy to let mortgage. It’s as simple – and as basic – as that. &n...

February 17, 2021

Landlord AdviceLandlord RegulationsNew Landlords

Practical Tips for Accidental Landlords

First up, you may be wondering what we mean by the term ‘accidental landlord.’   Well, quite simply, it’s a landlord who had no intention of ending up w...

February 17, 2021

DepositLandlord AdviceLandlord Regulations

Landlord Inspection Rights in 2020

Most Tenancy Agreements these days contain a term which states that the landlord should ‘allow tenants quiet, uninterrupted use and occupation of the property.’ You might also see this re...

February 17, 2021

Landlord AdviceLondonTenant Advice

Where to Relocate to in London

If you’re moving to London and thinking of buying your first property, where in the city should you start looking? The capital has so many boroughs to choose from it can make your house huntin...

February 17, 2021

Finding TenantsLandlord AdviceLetting Agents

When to Advertise Your Rental Property

It’s common to start advertising your property four weeks before your existing tenants move out. Most landlords do. And there is a reason for that. Quite simply, it’s the best t...

February 17, 2021

InsuranceLandlord AdviceProperty Maintenance

Protecting Your Property When Tenants Are Away

Like all of us, your tenants will no doubt be in need of a holiday at some point during the year. And, if their holiday falls when they are renting your property they you may understandably be a li...

February 16, 2021

Landlord AdviceLandlord RegulationsSection 21 Notice

What Landlords Should Know for 2021

Landlords have seen a number of changes in recent years and 2021 is to be no exception.   Many of these changes we are about to refer to would have been debated or occurred in 2...

February 15, 2021

Buy-to-letLandlord AdviceLetting AgentsNew Landlords

How to Choose a Great Letting Agency

If you’re a first-time landlord then it’s natural that, as well as doing your own research, you’d like to think you’d be guided by your letting agent too.   After all, they can help you k...

February 12, 2021

Buy-to-letLandlord AdviceLondonMortgage

How Much Do Landlords In London Owe Through Borrowing?

Despite a raft of changes to landlord tax relief in recent years, buy to let investing is still alive and kicking. That’s especially the case in some of the UK’s largest cities, such as Manchester,...

February 12, 2021

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