The government has temporarily adjusted the process for carrying out right to rent checks due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, allowing checks to be carried out over video calls and tenants to supply scanned copies or photos of documents rather … Continue reading
The bane of a landlord’s life (amongst other things including lack of time) is the void period of any given property. The dreaded time frame between a transition of tenants, whilst a property sits on the market with no rental … Continue reading
For property investors, seeking out areas where demand is high and supply is low offers a significant advantage when it comes to attracting prospective tenants to your rental property. With Spring just around the corner, 2020 has already offered some … Continue reading
A study conducted by landlord insurance provider Simply Business has the answer.
A proposal by the Government sets out detailed regulations for enforcing five year mandatory electrical safety checks in the rental sector.
Many landlords specify that pets are not permitted in their properties; however the Government are looking to overturn this with official regulations. There are a number of reasons why not all landlords allow for tenants to bring pets into their … Continue reading
New Anti-Money Laundering (AML) rules coming into effect early next year will make it the first time letting agents have been subjected to such legislation.
2019 will see the first December General Election in almost a century. Whilst Brexit and the climate are playing key components in each the campaigning for each party, the most important component to us as landlords and a letting … Continue reading
The fast-approaching festive season is the signal to begin winding down for the New Year; welcoming in vast changes to the political landscape but also the beginning of a new decade. Every single resident of the United Kingdom is set … Continue reading
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?