Purchasing a residential property over £125,000, whether as a homeowner or Buy-To-Let landlord means having to pay STDLT (Stamp Duty Land Tax). Treasury coffers have netted close to £9.3 billion in SDLT receipts on 1.1 million residential transactions across the … Continue reading
We are proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week 2018, taking place 17th – 23rd September. Gas Safety Week is an annual safety week to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances. … Continue reading
One of the most common questions we are asked when tenants contact us regarding a property is if the landlord accepts pets. It’s a regular occurrence for landlords to outright refuse pets in their property, but if a Labour government … 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.
The leasehold sector is often misunderstood with little information provided to new owners purchasing a property under this type of tenure. Whilst it is the duty of your solicitor to explain what you are buying into, it’s often that … 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
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?
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.
2018 may now be well underway, but there are still a great deal of hurdles and reforms for buy-to-let landlords to negotiate throughout the rest of the year.