Results for tag "New Landlords"

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Buy-to-letLandlord RegulationsMortgageNew Landlords

A First Time Landlords Guide to Renting

Becoming a landlord can be a difficult process, leaving first time and accidental landlords asking what does a landlord need to do before renting. Understanding how to evaluate a rental opportunity...

March 23, 2021

Landlord AdviceNew Landlords

Tips for Accidental Landlords

With estimations placing the number of accidental landlords across the UK at approximately 5000,000, we help those on their way to becoming a landlord better understand and navigate the private ren...

February 22, 2021

New LandlordsProperty MaintenanceTips

How Often Should a Landlord Paint a Rental?

Keeping the décor fresh in your buy to let is always a good idea. After all, no-one wants to move into a new home that looks a little tired and is simply crying out for TLC.&nbs...

February 19, 2021

InvestorsLandlord AdviceNew Landlords

What Does It Cost to Become a Landlord?

With the average buy to let deposit requiring aspiring landlords to put down approximately £64,750, although many will be aware of the potential returns generated through a healthy rental income, f...

February 22, 2021

Landlord AdviceLandlord RegulationsNew Landlords

Landlord Compliance Checklist for 2021

The legal responsibilities of a landlord extend beyond collecting rent, finding new tenants and arranging for repairs. There are many requirements for landlord compliance so follow our la...

October 18, 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 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

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 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

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

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

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

Finding TenantsNew LandlordsRental property

A Complete Guide to Renting Your House

There are many reasons as to why you would want to rent out your house to tenants. For some it’s the allure of managing their own property portfolio as a business, for others it’s another sou...

March 19, 2021

Finding TenantsNew LandlordsPets

How to Reduce Risks When Renting to Tenants With Pets

In recent years trying to find a great, pet friendly rental property has proven to be extremely difficult. Despite being a nation of pet lovers, with over half of UK adults owning furry friends, th...

March 17, 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

Finding TenantsLetting AgentsNew Landlords

How to Advertise Your Rental Property

Of course finding a new tenant to fill your vacant rental property can be an exhausting process, cleaning the furnishings, making hap hazard repairs and digging out the advert you swore to update a...

March 11, 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

Landlord RegulationsNew LandlordsProperty Maintenance

Minimum Space and Storage Laws Explained

This year, the government implemented new measures which hope to combat overcrowding in properties, increasing the quality of life of tenants as well as keeping rogue landlords in check. The emphas...

March 04, 2021

Buy-to-letInvestorsNew Landlords

Buy-To-Let Loans For Auctioned Properties

If you’re looking to make a prudent investment when it comes to property, one very smart way to do it via a property auction. Although this can often net you a steal, the times frames needed to com...

March 04, 2021

Buy-to-letNew LandlordsTenancy Agreement

Written Tenancies: A Landlord’s Guide

Although it is possible in some cases that a landlord may rent a property verbally and the oral contract for tenanting a property can be legally biding, it is certainly not advisable to do so. As o...

March 04, 2021

Buy-to-letInvestorsNew Landlords

Houses vs. Flats: A Landlord’s Investment Guide

Over recent years, there has been a charted rise in landlords seeking to expand their property portfolios. If you are one of them and you have already listed properties via an online property agent...

March 04, 2021

Buy-to-letInvestorsNew Landlords

Selective Landlord Licensing Schemes: The Lowdown

There has been astronomical growth within the Private Rental Sector over the last 20 years. One big change that’s been ushered in is the government’s attempt to curb issues like anti social behavio...

March 04, 2021

Landlord AdviceNew Landlords

Becoming A Landlord In 2022

With the number of homes comprising the private rental sector soaring from 2.8 million in 2008 to 4.5 million in 2017, and the latest predictions claiming the UK will need another 230,000 to keep a...

March 03, 2021

InsuranceLandlord AdviceNew Landlords

What Is the Difference Between Homeowners and Landlord Insurance?

Not having the proper coverage in place can cost landlords thousands and with mortgage payments, management fees and the many other costs that come with letting as property, knowing which insurance...

March 03, 2021

Finding TenantsInvestorsNew Landlords

Best Towns and Cities for Property Investment

If you’re a landlord who is looking to make a prudent investment or searching out potential properties via an online property agent, then it’s highly advisable that you look at some of the UK’s big...

March 03, 2021

Landlord AdviceNew LandlordsTips

How can a landlord save money?

ContentsWhat Are Rental Property Expenses?   Letting Fees  Repairs and Property Maintenance   Buy to Let Mortgage RatesMoney Saving Tips for Landlords   Type...

March 03, 2021

Landlord AdviceNew LandlordsTenancy Agreement

Common Mistakes Seen in Tenancy Agreements

ContentsWhat Should Be In a Tenancy Agreement? What Makes a Tenancy Agreement Invalid?   Can I Breach My Tenancy Agreement?   Common Mistakes Landlords Make When Establishing a Tenancy Agreement Pr...

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

Landlord RegulationsNew LandlordsTenant's Rights

The Housing Act 1988: Rights For Landlords

The Housing Act 1988 covers the rights and the responsibilities of both landlords and tenants. To give you a through overview as well as its rules and exceptions, why not have a read of this handy ...

March 03, 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

Buy-to-letLandlord AdviceNew Landlords

A Guide to Becoming a Landlord

Despite the widespread financial uncertainty witnessed in recent months, landlords and the buy to let market seem undeterred, with the number of buy to let landlords increasing by 83% in 2021 alone...

February 22, 2021

Landlord AdviceLandlord RegulationsNew Landlords

What Are a Landlord’s Responsibilities?

ContentsWho Is Responsible for Right to Rent Checks? Is It Illegal for a Landlord Not to Protect Deposit? What Repairs Are Landlords Liable For?   Can a Landlord Let Themselves ...

February 22, 2021

Buy-to-letLandlord AdviceNew LandlordsTips

What Do New Landlords Need to Know?

With the NRLA stating that around 36% of its polled landlords are ready to leave the sector on the back of tremendous losses during COVID, alongside record demand for rental properties a path has b...

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

Finding TenantsNew LandlordsProperty

Ways to Earn Money Through Your Property

Having a property allows you to earn extra income out with your job. There is a number of ways in which you can do this, from renting it out to a tenant for a long-term rental to advertising it as ...

February 19, 2021

Buy-to-letNew LandlordsPropertyTips

How Do I Find a Good Buy to Let?

For many buy to let properties can be an appealing investment, with the promise of high returns through consistent rental income. But, with letting fees, mortgage interest payments, repairs and oth...

February 19, 2021

New LandlordsSub-LettingTenancy Agreement

How to Avoid Sub Letting Scams

Recent reports have shown available rental opportunities are few and far between. This alongside the soaring cost of rent has given way to the ideal conditions for subletting scams, with this being...

February 19, 2021

New LandlordsTenant AdviceTips

Questions to Ask a Landlord Before Moving In

With recent months seeing demand for rental opportunities across the UK skyrocket as the cost of housing increases at its fastest pace in over a decade, this race for rentals is only set to persist...

February 18, 2021

Buy-to-letNew LandlordsTenant AdviceTips

What Tenants Want in a Rental Property

All landlords hope to find their ideal tenant quickly, but knowing what tenants want in a rental property goes a long way in not only choosing a future buy to let opportunity, but the tailoring of ...

February 18, 2021

DepositFinding TenantsNew LandlordsProperty Maintenance

Avoiding Tenancy Disputes with Your Landlord

When you’re renting a house or flat you hand over a deposit to the landlord who then returns this when you leave, minus any deductions for damage.  Provided you agree to this, everyone goes on...

February 17, 2021

Landlord AdviceLandlord RegulationsNew Landlords

Practical Tips for Accidental Landlords

ContentsWhat Is an Accidental Landlord Do I Need a Buy to Let Mortgage?Do I Need to Reference My Tenants?Are Right to Rent Checks a Legal Requirement?Do I Need to Protect My Tenants Deposit?&n...

February 17, 2021

Buy-to-letFinding TenantsNew LandlordsTips

What Is the Best Month to Rent Out Your Property

If you’re new to buy to let and keen to rent out your property, should you just go ahead and do it? Or, should you consider whether it might be more opportune to wait a little while?   If...

February 17, 2021

Finding TenantsNew LandlordsReferencing

Do I have to do Tenant Referencing?

Tenant referencing is perhaps the best way for landlords to gain an understanding of who could be their future tenants. Naturally, owners will have encountered aspiring renters durin...

February 16, 2021

New LandlordsProperty MaintenanceTenancy Agreement

What is Wear and Tear?

Wear and tear in a property can often be a bit ambiguous in the sense that both parties can often be unsure of what exactly it is. You will see the term in a Tenancy Agreement but the interpre...

February 16, 2021

Buy-to-letFinding TenantsNew Landlords

Top Tips For Renting Your Property

Renting your property to tenants for the first time can be daunting. Owners may be ready to dive into the private rental sector, but with the number of rules and regulations landlords must abide by...

February 16, 2021

Finding TenantsLandlord RegulationsNew Landlords

Should You Rent to Family and Friends?

It feels great being able to give a friend – or even a family member, such as a distant cousin – a roof over their head. You know, and like, them or their family well so there shouldn’t b...

February 15, 2021

New LandlordsRentRental property

Rental Yield or Capital Gain?

Landlords will understand that there are two ways in which their rental property can generate returns. Perhaps the most obvious s rental income, synonymous with the sector and essential for la...

February 15, 2021

Landlord RegulationsNew LandlordsTips

A Quick Guide to Landlord Legal Obligations

ContentsWhat Are Landlords Obligated to Fix?   Are Right to Rent Checks a Legal Requirement? Is It Illegal for a Landlord Not to Protect Deposit? What Must a Landlord Provi...

February 15, 2021

Buy-to-letLandlord RegulationsNew Landlords

How to Work Out Rental Yield

When choosing a rental property, owners will naturally be looking to make a return on their buy to let investment. This is commonly achieved through establishing a high rent, bu...

February 12, 2021

Buy-to-letLandlord RegulationsNew LandlordsTips

Increasing Rent as a Private Landlord

Over recent months the demand for rental opportunities across the Uk has skyrocketed, seeing void periods fall by the wayside as landlords are finding tenants in record time. For renters, howe...

February 12, 2021

Buy-to-letFinding TenantsLetting AgentsNew Landlords

Online vs High Street Letting Agents

For those that are new to letting a property, having a good letting agent can make all the difference in the search for your first tenants and securing initial rental income. Make the wrong choice ...

February 12, 2021

Buy-to-letFinding TenantsLetting AgentsNew Landlords

How Do I Attract Tenants to My Property?

For both new and experienced landlords, finding tenants is certainly no easy task. Many owners choose to turn to high street or online letting agents to help them attract quality tenants, but ...

February 12, 2021

Buy-to-letLandlord AdviceLetting AgentsNew Landlords

How to Choose a Great Letting Agent

It is natural for first-time and accidental landlords to want to have their initial steps into the private rental sector guided by the hand of a professional letting agent. With mountains of regula...

February 12, 2021

Company LetCompany TenancyFixed Term LeaseLandlordsNew LandlordsTenancy Agreement

What Is a Company Let?

ContentsWhat Is a Company Let Agreement?What Type of Tenancy Is a Company Let?What Is the Difference Between a Company Let and an Ast?Is a Company Let an Assured Tenancy?Rent Increases When Letting...

February 11, 2021

LandlordsMouldNew LandlordsPropertyProperty MaintenanceRental property

Finding Mould in Your Rental Property

Finding mould in your rental property is cause to contact the landlord for repairs right away. But there has been recent confusion over who is responsible for mould so here we explain both lan...

February 11, 2021

Energy Performance CertificateFinding TenantsHMOMortgageNew Landlords

Checklist for First Time Landlords

As a new landlord knowing where to start the search for your tenant and rental success can be challenging. With numerous laws, regulations, and responsibilities to stay on top of we have prepared t...

February 11, 2021

InvestorsNew BuildNew LandlordsPropertyRenting to StudentsTips

Investing in Rental Property for Beginners

As can be expected there is a lot to consider when taking your first steps into the world of buy to let investment.  Which type of house to rent should you invest in? Do you need a lettin...

February 11, 2021

Buy-to-letFinding TenantsHMOLandlordsNew Landlords

What Do I Need to Know Before Becoming a Landlord?

ContentsWhat to Consider Before Becoming a LandlordDo You Need a License to Be a Landlord?Is Landlord Insurance Worth Having?Do I Need a Buy to Let Mortgage?Does the Property Comply With Safety Con...

February 11, 2021

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