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.
Posted : 29/10/2018 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Property websites such as Zoopla and Rightmove are booming. They are the place to go when looking for properties to buy or rent. A large majority of prospective tenants will now look on these online
Posted : 15/10/2018 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
When letting a property, whether that be furnished/unfurnished, it can be hard to know exactly what to include for your tenants. A furnished property will require several furnishings which allow a
Posted : 01/10/2018 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Whilst Halloween is a great time of year, it can also present some safety issues for landlords. Follow these tips to ensure your tenants and property stay safe this Halloween.
Posted : 17/09/2018 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Owning a rental home is a great opportunity and can be very rewarding. However, there can be many costs involved which you need to prepare for. When starting off with your rental property, it is a
Posted : 03/09/2018 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
When buying a rental property, it is important to be prepared for the costs involved. Along with the cost of the property itself, there are several other items that you will have to pay for. It is a
Posted : 20/08/2018 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Being a landlord can be very rewarding, however there is a lot of work involved. From finding your ideal property to managing your finances there are many things to tackle.
Posted : 06/08/2018 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
The UK is a nation of pet lovers, and around 12 million homes have a pet. Generally, in the private rental sector it has been the consensus that pets are not allowed.
Posted : 23/07/2018 00:00:00 | By Amanda Hosking |
Deciding how much rent to charge is an important decision to make before advertising your property and taking viewings. You need to ensure the rent you set competes with other properties, and also
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.