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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

Assured Shorthold TenancyPeriodic TenanciesTips

What Is a Rolling Tenancy Agreement?

When entering into an agreement, renters will typically sign an assured shorthold tenancy agreement with their landlord, making it clear the rights and responsibilities of each party, alongside the...

February 12, 2021

Private Residential TenanciesTenant AdviceTips

Tips for First Time Renters

Taking those tentative first steps into the rental market doesn’t have to be difficult, especially if alongside your ideal future home, you know the shortcomings and benefits to keep an eye out for...

July 19, 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

Tenant AdviceTips

What You Need To Know About Warm Home Discount

If you are struggling to pay your energy bills during the winter months, or even if you’re still looking for a place to live via an online property agent, you could be eligible for the Warm Home Di...

March 04, 2021

Landlord RegulationsTenant's RightsTips

Data Protection for Landlords and Agencies ​

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is one thing that landlords and letting agencies must be thoroughly up to date with, regarding the storage, handling and processing of personal informa...

March 04, 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

Energy EfficiencyTenant AdviceTips

How Can I Make My Rental Property More Energy Efficient?

ContentsWhat Is the Minimum EPC for a Rental Property?Energy Saving Tips for Renters! Recycle Install a Smart Meter Change to Energy Saving Light Bulbs Cut Down on Water Use Try to Keep the Heat In...

March 03, 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

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 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

Moving InTenant AdviceTips

Moving Into a Rented Apartment With Children

Moving home can be a stressful time – even if you’re just heading to the other side of town. But what can really pile stress on top of stress, is moving with kids.   Regardless of what ag...

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

Finding TenantsPetsTips

Is It Time to Accept Tenants With Pets?

We’re not advocating all landlords should suddenly start becoming pet lovers, but rather that they might be a little easier on prospective tenants who have a cat, dog, budgie, rabbit, guinea pig et...

February 18, 2021

Buy-to-letFinding TenantsLetting AgentsTips

Why Let Out Your Property Online?

In the dim and not-so-distant past, the only way to let out your property was to put it in the hands of a high street letting agent.   Believe it or not, that was only around a decade ago...

February 18, 2021

Tenancy AgreementTenant AdviceTips

Moving from One Rental Property to Another

Planning to move from your current rented property to another? There’ll be plenty to keep you occupied then! The best way to make sure your move goes as smoothly as possible though is to ...

February 18, 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

EvictionsRent ArrearsTips

What to Do if Your Tenant Has Not Paid Rent

As can be expected, missing rental payments is perhaps the greatest concern of UK landlords, with a dwindling rental income leaving them exposed to mortgage payments, repair costs an...

February 17, 2021

DepositProperty MaintenanceTips

Maintenance and Repairs: Tenant Responsibilities

Perhaps the greatest cause of contention and disputes between landlords and their tenants is either party’s responsibility towards repairing the rental property, ...

February 16, 2021

Buy-to-letFinding TenantsTips

Should You Let Your Property Furnished or Unfurnished?

Alongside how much landlords should charge their tenants for rent, whether or not to let out a rental property in a furnished or unfurnished state is a universal apprehensi...

February 16, 2021

Buy-to-letFinding TenantsRentTips

What Will You Charge for Rent?

Getting the right rental price for your buy-to-let property is crucial. Too high and you won’t attract tenants, resulting in awful void periods; too low and you may not recoup your investment. ...

February 15, 2021

Finding TenantsLetting AgentsTips

How Do I Photograph My Rental Property?

With the overwhelming majority of tenants now abandoning high street letting agents in favour of starting the search for their new home online, photographs of your rental property have never been s...

February 15, 2021

Buy-to-letFinding TenantsTips

How Do I Prepare for a Rental Viewing as a Tenant?

It is understandable that in the excitement of finding your dream home tenants can all too easily rush the process of renting a property, forgetting key considerations before putting their name to ...

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

Finding TenantsLetting AgentsTipsVoid Periods

How Do I Make My Rental Property More Appealing?

New landlords may struggle to attract tenants to their rental property. But with void periods and a lack of rental income bearing down upon owners many will want to know how to make their...

February 12, 2021

Letting AgentsProperty MaintenanceTips

How Do I Deal With a Tenant Repair Request?

Dealing with repair requests from tenants comes hand in hand with being a landlord. Naturally, all owners will want to ensure their rental opportunity is kept in pristine condition t...

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

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-letInvestorsLondonStamp DutyTips

Best Buy-to-Let Hotspots in London

ContentsWhat Are the Best Areas in London for Property Investors?Canning Town, East London Croydon, South London Hounslow, West London Colindale, North London West Drayton, West...

February 11, 2021

BrexitBuy-to-letForeign InvestorsInvestorsLoan-to-ValueLondonMortgageStamp DutyTips

UK Buy to Let Popular for Overseas Buyers

UK property is proving an attractive choice to overseas buyers – thanks to low interest rates and the current Stamp Duty Holiday.   But the clever foreign investors and UK ...

February 11, 2021

Buy-to-letDepositInsuranceInterest Cover RatioMortgageTips

Securing a Landlord Mortgage

A ‘landlord’ or Buy to Let mortgage differs considerably from a standard residential mortgage. For a start it is more difficult to obtain and, secondly, it will also prove more expensive. ...

February 11, 2021

Buy-to-letDepositNew TenantsTenancy AgreementTips

Are You Putting Off Tenants With High Upfront Costs?

Naturally, landlords will wish to see maximal rental income to ensure returns on their buy to let investment, however with the private rental sector emerging from the pandemic, leaving&nb...

February 11, 2021

LandlordsMoving InNew TenantsTenancy AgreementTips

A Guide to Moving in Day for Landlords

Regardless of if you are welcoming your first tenant through the doors of your rental or it is almost time for your existing tenants to move on, preparing your rental property for new occupant...

February 11, 2021

Alternative Payment ArrangementBenefitsRentTipsUniversal Credit

Universal Credit and How it Affects Landlords

ContentsDo You Have to Tell Landlord About Universal Credit?Why Do Landlords Not Want Universal Credit?Universal Credit Does Not Cover My RentHow Can I Find Out if My Tenant Is Claiming Housing Ben...

February 10, 2021

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