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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

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

Energy EfficiencyTenant AdviceTips

Getting Green: Advice For Tenants

Getting green and staying green is one of the prime concerns of our age. As a tenant, there are also extra benefits when trying to achieve a higher energy efficiency. Small things make a big differ...

March 03, 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

Buy-to-letNew LandlordsPropertyTips

Finding the Right Buy-to-Let

Before even typing Zoopla or Rightmove in the search engine of your computer, decide who you want to rent your buy to let property to.   For instance, is it a family, students, a you...

February 19, 2021

Buy-to-letNew LandlordsTenant AdviceTips

What Tenants Want in a Rental Property

The private rental market is very vibrant with many potential renters actively looking for their next home.  But this also places a lot of challenges on landlords to ‘...

February 18, 2021

New LandlordsTenant AdviceTips

Typical Questions Landlords Get Asked

Being a landlord is about far more than simply collecting the rent every month.   You have responsibilities, none more so than ensuring the tenant living in your property does s...

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

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

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No Rental Payment This Month?

There are times when you might find yourself checking your bank statement, only to find that your tenant hasn’t paid in the rent that month.   Alarm bells may start ringing – especially i...

February 17, 2021

DepositProperty MaintenanceTips

Maintenance and Repairs: Tenant Responsibilities

Your tenants are responsible for respective your property by keeping it in good condition. That means cleaning regularly and making sure there aren’t any big rips or mucky ...

February 16, 2021

Buy-to-letFinding TenantsTips

Should You Let Your Property Furnished or Unfurnished

Should you rent out your property unfurnished? Or should you pop down to your local Ikea store and do a spot of flat-pack buying?   It’s possible to do either, of course. It’s your p...

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

Why Property Photography is Important?

A picture is worth a thousand words according to the saying and, when it comes to property photography, a picture is worth literally tens of thousands of pounds – hundreds of thousands in...

February 15, 2021

Buy-to-letFinding TenantsTips

Maximise Your Property Viewing Potential

Most of us love going to view properties – especially if one of them could be our potential new home. If that’s you and you’re in the market for buying then as expert online property agents here at...

February 15, 2021

Landlord RegulationsNew LandlordsTips

A Quick Guide to Landlord Legal Obligations

Landlord legal obligations vary slightly between the four parts of the UK, but they are basically similar. Read below to find out what the main obligations are, according to the team here...

February 15, 2021

Finding TenantsLetting AgentsTipsVoid Periods

How to Widen the Appeal of Your Rental Property

Are you getting the type of tenants you imagined when you first bought your buy-to-let? If not, then it may be you need to ‘up your game’ a little. By that, we mean really focus on your i...

February 12, 2021

Letting AgentsProperty MaintenanceTips

How to Handle Repair Requests From Renters

One thing is certain, as a landlord you will get a request for repairs from your tenants at some time or another.  It could be something as simple as fixing a dripping tap and&n...

February 12, 2021

Buy-to-letLandlord RegulationsNew LandlordsTips

How to Handle a Rent Increase as a Landlord

Rental demand has soared in recent years, thanks to the fact mortgage lenders are asking for so much deposit these days. At the same time, local authority housing stocks are dwindling. What it...

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 letting agent an...

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.   That’s ...

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 thousands of...

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 occupants is ...

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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