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Category: Landlord Advice

Tips landlords can give their tenants on preventing household problems

A healthy landlord-tenant relationship is one based on mutual respect and trust. Your tenants expect you to maintain the property, keeping it safe and free from health hazards. You can expect your tenants to treat the place with the care …

Making the most of your finances

A Parliamentary report on the 29th of March 2022 acknowledged that the cost of living in the UK has followed a steep upward curve since the beginning of 2021 and inflation – at 6.2% over the past 12 months – …

Landlords need to be aware of changes to HMO legislation

Are you the landlord of a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO)? Essentially, that will be a let property accommodating three or more tenants who comprise more than one separate household and share such basic facilities as a bathroom and toilet …

How to give your let property kerb appeal

Do you remember the first time you saw the buy to let property in which you decided to invest? As you pulled up outside, there was probably something about it that made you think “this is the one”. It’s what …

Landlords and the Levelling Up White Paper

One of the central planks of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s administration has been the promise to “level up” opportunities across a whole spectrum of economic and social spheres – to “transform the UK”. Some long-awaited detail about what this will …

Landlords: What is ahead for 2022?

If you are the landlord, it pays to keep abreast of anything that is likely to affect your buy to let business. Overlooking any new laws or regulations or simply being unprepared for those changes could cost you dearly. So, …

Housing Health and Safety Ratings System

Your local authority may carry out an inspection of any privately rented property under the standardised Housing Health and Safety Ratings System (HHSRS). Inspections such as this are made to ensure that there are no deficiencies in the property or …

Renting out rooms in your home

If you have a spare room or two in your home, renting out the space could earn you a tidy sum. You would also receive a welcome pat on the back from the government for doing your bit in helping …

Quick tips on getting your property ready for Autumn

Maybe it’s one of the effects of this period of successive lockdowns, but the seasons seem to be coming around even more quickly than usual. With another autumn now fast approaching (it officially starts on 22nd September), it’s time once …

How To Save Even More Money On Your Energy Costs

As any homeowner or landlord of buy to let property will tell you, domestic energy is expensive. In fact, we recently did a blog on this: How to improve the energy efficiency of your property. Following on from that, here …