The number of buy-to-let mortgaged properties repossessed in the third quarter of 2019 is reportedly up compared to previous annual figures. So how as a landlord can you work to prevent increasing this statistic with your own property?
Following new energy performance certificate standards implemented last year for thousands of rental properties, there is still a considerable amount of landlords up and down the country in the position of facing the wrath of a fine for breaking these … Continue reading
GDPR has been embedded into UK law since May last year. Even so, many businesses, organisations and yes, landlords, still struggle to get to grips with the General Data Protection Regulation. As we strive to ensure all our landlords here … Continue reading
One of the main concerns in a post-Brexit world is what will happen to the property market. Many homeowners have expressed their concerns of property prices plummeting, which in turn will please many first time buyers and landlords or investors … Continue reading
Since April this year, landlords who own some of the most inefficient properties in the private rental sector have been required to improve these issues with energy efficiency measures, with support available to cover the costs. Under new measures announced following … Continue reading
As part of the Government’s plans to enforce the upcoming lettings fee ban, a new lead enforcement authority will be established for the private rental sector. According to the draft Tenant Fees Bill, which is currently moving through the House of … Continue reading
Living in a shared household can be a fascinating experience. The opportunity to be infused into meeting and living with new people and new cultures is more than guaranteed to develop invaluable life experiences. If you’re managing a house share … Continue reading
Auctions are one of the most varied, interesting and yet risky methods of buying property. They are a great way to avoid the lengthy and uncertain buying process, and there is always the potential to walk away with a … Continue reading
Tomorrow (6 April) introduces the enforcement of banning orders for rogue landlords and letting agents, and the introduction of a database logging their transgressions.
You’ve invested a great deal of time, effort and costs into your property, ensuring it’s ready for a tenant occupancy; yet it remains empty with costs beginning to escalate. Now you’re beginning to ask yourself, why isn’t my property letting?