Posted : 05/08/2019 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
If you have a small room in your rental property it can be difficult to know how to make the most of it and maximise the space. To attract tenants the space needs to appear bright, open and airy.
Posted : 22/07/2019 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Summer has finally arrived…although there’s not as much sun as we’d hoped!
The start of a new season can be a great time to check on your rental properties and ensure they
Posted : 08/07/2019 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
One main worry for a landlord is if rent will be paid on time each month. Chasing up late rent payments can be time consuming and cause stress. It could also lead to difficulties between landlords
Posted : 24/06/2019 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
When searching for new tenants it can be hard to find the exact type of tenant you have in mind. Although it is difficult to know how a tenant will behave until they move into your property, there
Posted : 10/06/2019 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
As a homeowner, making upgrades to your property allows you to be creative and decide on what new additions you want to add to your house. This could be something large such as a new conservatory or
Posted : 27/05/2019 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Searching for new tenants can be hard work, however it is important to vet potential renters to find out if they are a good fit for your rental home. Below are the benefits of tenant
Posted : 13/05/2019 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
When taking on new tenants, people who want to rent for a long period of time are ideal. It saves you the hassle of having to find new tenants every few months and means you have a reliable income
Posted : 29/04/2019 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Property guardianship is a good option for people who want to live in the city and are happy to share a property with others. It is becoming popular as it provides a more affordable option for
Posted : 15/04/2019 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
More people in the UK are now choosing to rent long term rather than buying a house. This is particularly true of the younger generation who prefer to be free to move around more. This means rentals
Posted : 01/04/2019 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Tenants paying their rent in a timely manner will be of upmost importance to landlords, who will be relying on this source of income each month. If tenants fall into major rent arrears this could
Posted : 18/03/2019 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Before a tenant moves into a rental home, the property will often be checked over and any repairs carried out. So, when a tenant moves in, whose job is it to take care of any repairs that arise?
Posted : 04/03/2019 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Millennials make up a large part of the rental market and there is no sign of this stopping. Millennials are classed as people born between 1980 and 1995. More young people are renting than ever
Posted : 18/02/2019 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Investing in a buy-to-let property can be costly, so when it comes to fixing up the property there are several ways to save some money. Take a good look at your property and decide what work is
Posted : 04/02/2019 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
We love a good property show here in the UK. From property renovations to villas in the sun, there is a show to suit everyone. Who doesn’t enjoy watching a unique home build or magnificent holiday
Posted : 21/01/2019 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Inspecting your rental properties can feel time consuming, however it is essential for many reasons. It is advised to inspect your properties around three to four times a year.
Posted : 07/01/2019 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Happy new year everyone! Hope you all enjoyed the holidays. As we know, January is a time to make those all-important new year’s resolutions. We have thought of some great ones for landlords which
Posted : 17/12/2018 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
When looking to invest in a buy-to-let property there are several things to consider before you make your decision. When searching for a rental property tenants will have key requirements in mind and
Posted : 10/12/2018 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
There are many technology-based products that have been developed for the property industry. These inventions are referred to as Proptech (property technology). These products have proved beneficial
Posted : 26/11/2018 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
In the world of landlords and lettings, keeping up to date with rules, changes, and legislation can be a constant battle.
When it comes to
Posted : 12/11/2018 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
So...Christmas is just around the corner! A time for family, friends, mince pies and gift giving. Follow the tips below to ensure you and your tenants have a great festive holiday.
Immigration Act revised 2016 should a landlord or letting agent fail to ensure ALL tenants/occupiers have a righto reside for the duration of the tenancy then they may be fined £3000 for each breach. The Secretary of State may instruct the landlord to remove such persons without the need of a court order by way of reasonable force
Labour market enforcement - restriction on illegal migrants to work. A labour market enforcement undertaking (an “LME undertaking”) is an undertaking by the person giving it (the “subject”) to comply with any prohibitions, restrictions and requirements set out in the undertaking
Under section 42 of the County Courts Act 1984 it is possible for the Court to transfer a matter from the County Court to the High Court for enforcement but leave (permission) of the Court is required first. The transfer time varies from court to court and can take up to 28 days, but normally takes far less. An application to seek permission can be made either at the time of making the possession claim or after possession has been ordered.