Tenants receiving Universal Credit have gone into rent arrears whilst in tenancies of almost two-thirds of private landlords according to the Residential Landlords Association.
For many tenants, saving up the deposit for their rental property is one of the most challenging aspects when it comes to renting. As the middle man between tenants and landlords, Abode know that deposits are a difficult subject particularly … Continue reading
Landlords who have not applied for a HMO license, following the deadline on 1st October, must act now to ensure compliance. The biggest change impacting landlords has seen the abolishing of the requirement for HMO to consist of three storeys … Continue reading
A report by the National Landlord Association (NLA) has revealed that, 18 months after regulatory changes that shook the buy-to-let market, 55% of landlords are still unaware of what exactly has changed.
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
As a landlord, it is very important to ensure periodic inspections are conducted throughout each tenancy, to establish that the condition of your property is in a reasonable state and your tenants are complying with the tenancy agreement. Equally … Continue reading
The time is almost upon us; as of April 1st, all residential and commercial rental properties must conform to the new Energy Efficiency Standards. The regulations impact both residential and commercial landlords, so we’ve put together a guide to help you … Continue reading
Property investment is a long game, whether you’re looking to let to tenants or to make your own personal stamp with a refurbishment throughout. Renovations are a key component of increasing the value of a property and boosting its selling … Continue reading
Over the past few months and certainly heading into the future, pressure has been mounting on landlords to increase the quality of their rental properties and the conditions of their tenancies.
Every landlord’s worst nightmare is an awful tenancy. Despite the long lasting tenants that adhere to paying their rent on time and treat your property with the love and care as if it were their own, there are some tenants … Continue reading