Posted : 14/09/2020 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Property shows have become incredibly popular, with several new programs now available on streaming platforms. This is in addition to the range available on television channels. From ‘Homes Under the
Posted : 31/08/2020 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Over time in a rental property it is likely that small damages will occur. Whether this be wear and tear or accidental damage, it can often be costly to fix the issues, especially if this involves
Posted : 17/08/2020 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
There are a variety of ways to make your property highly appealing to prospective tenants. If you are considering increasing rent, then it will need to be clear to tenants what benefits they will
Posted : 03/08/2020 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Being a landlord can be a demanding job with many hours and tasks involved each day. From advertising a property to performing regular home inspections, there is much to be done.
Posted : 20/07/2020 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Ensuring a rental home is looking its best is a year-round job. The weather during each season can bring about different maintenance tasks and repairs. In addition, it is also the tenant’s
Posted : 06/07/2020 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Tenant turnover is when one tenant leaves a rental and a new tenant moves in. This period can be stressful for landlords as there can be a lot of work and costs involved. This often includes deep
Posted : 19/06/2020 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
When a tenant leaves a rental they should leave it in the condition it was in at the start of their tenancy. During the tenancy, it is the tenant’s responsibility to keep the property clean and in
Posted : 08/06/2020 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Bed bugs in the home can be very problematic. These insects can spread all over the property if they are not dealt with in a timely manner. They are an unwanted problem for both landlords and tenants
Posted : 25/05/2020 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
View our handy guide below to see landlord and tenant garden responsibilities:
Posted : 11/05/2020 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
It’s not just the inside of your home that can wow tenants. A well maintained and visually pleasing garden can work wonders for gaining tenants’ interest in your rental.
Posted : 27/04/2020 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
During the current crisis, many people will be struggling financially, including tenants and landlords. Some tenants may be unable to pay their rent, which in turn could mean landlords are unable to
Posted : 13/04/2020 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
NHS workers are on the frontline during this pandemic, doing all they can to help people recover from the virus. Because of the risks, some NHS workers have taken the difficult decision to isolate
Posted : 30/03/2020 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
In this difficult time many people are worried about their jobs and paying mortgage and rent bills. During this time we all need to look out for each other and help where we can.
Posted : 16/03/2020 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Once you have found your ideal tenant, it is likely you will ask them to provide a couple of referees before agreeing to a tenancy.
Requesting referees is a good
Posted : 02/03/2020 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
As the owner of a rental home, you will be used to conducting regular maintenance and repairs. This is often carried out when tenants report problems or in between tenancies. You will also have
Posted : 17/02/2020 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
There has been a significant reduction in the number of people who smoke, however it is still possible that you may have tenants who want to smoke in your property.
Posted : 03/02/2020 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
We have arrived at February, the month of love, with Valentines Day soon on its way.
For many young couples, a rented property will be their first home together. They
Posted : 13/01/2020 00:00:00 | By Amanda |
Happy New Year from all of us at PIMS! 2020 has arrived.
As a landlord, January is the perfect time to plan what you want to
achieve for the year and make some resolutions
Posted : 16/12/2019 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
We are full of festive cheer, as Christmas time is here! Follow our tips below to ensure you and your tenants all enjoy the holidays. We wish you all a Merry Christmas.
Posted : 25/11/2019 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
If you have a property in a University town students can make great tenants. With new students arriving each year you could have a constant stream of tenants moving in and out, meaning a stable
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.