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Selling Your Property as a Landlord

Find out what the process would be if you are trying to sell your property with sitting tenants, what you have to do in terms of tenants rights and how to navigate viewings with tenants still living in the property. 

Tips for Landlords

We go through the things to think about if you are a new landlord, from buy-to-let mortgages to researching the types of properties and knowing your budget.

Preparing your Rental Property for the Winter

Winter is a time when emergency repair calls peak due to broken boilers or gutters leaking.  We have put together a guide of the things to look out for in preparation so that when the weather does turn colder, you and your property are well prepared. 

 

Minimum Energy Efficency Standards

With new legislation coming into force in 2020 for rented home energy efficiency ratings,  we go through what you will need to do to ensure your property meets the standards and what you can do to improve the energy efficiency rating. 

Renting to Students

Having student tenants would be different to having a family or professional couple renting out your property, so if you live in a university town where having student tenants is a possibility.  Have a look at our guide of how best to accommodate student tenants. 

Saving Money on Landlord Insurance

Landlord insurance is essential for renting out a property as it can protect you from paying large fees for even the smallest issues.  Its also important not to overpay for insurance, here are some things to consider before you choose a policy. 

Mandatory and Selective Licensing Schemes

There are two different types of licensing requirements which we look into, these can vary depending on location and if your Local Authority has a licensing scheme in place.  

Expand your portfolio with a Family Home

We look at the benefits of investing in a family home for your portfolio, with the effects of the US bank collapse still affecting wages today, the lifestyles and housing needs of the Millennial generation have changed increasing demand for family homes available for rent. 

 

Buy to Let Guide

Are you a new landlord?  Take a look at our buy to let guide for help and advice. 

Ending a Tenancy: When it's time to say Goodbye

It’s inevitable that all tenancies must come to an end.

We talk through the reasons for ending a tenancy and legislation that must be followed if you as a landlord need to evict your tenants.  

 

Advantages of a Property Management Service

Are you a landlord who would prefer to be more hands off? If so then a property management service might be the right option for you and your needs.

Choosing a Buy to Let property

Your choice of property as a buy-to-let landlord is the most important factor in whether your investment is successful.  Take a look at our tips to help you make the right choice. 

The tenant fee ban - what do landlords need to know

With the new legislation in place, we look at what has changed that may affect you as a landlord as well as what charges can and can't be passed on to tenants. 

Calculating and Boosting Rental Yields

Rental yield measures how much potential return or income a rental property can generate each year.  We go through some top tips for boosting your rental yield.

Protecting your tenant's deposit

We take you through everything you need to know Deposit Protection Schemes and what happens when you need to access this at the end of the tenancy

Why Invest in a Commuter Town property?

The London Commuter Belt is one of the hottest property investment spots in the UK right now, motivated by incredible job opportunities, travel links and an expensive London market.  With prices in the centre in decline we take a look at how Commuter Towns have become increasingly popular among investors.