24
Mar


Amongst the many responsibilities that landlords have, Legionella risk assessments are perhaps one of the most important. Whilst it isn’t a legal requirement for landlords in the UK to carry out this risk assessment, landlords do have a duty of care over the health and safety of their tenants. So undoubtedly, making sure that your […]

11
Mar


We understand that as a landlord, troublesome tenants are your worst nightmare and the process to find a ‘good’ tenant can be particularly stressful. Your tenant is someone you will trust to look after and respect your property investment, and who you’ll rely on to pay their rent on time every month. So, how do […]

17
Feb


As a landlord, you have a host of responsibilities from various financial obligations to building maintenance to health and safety. Most importantly however, is the duty of care you have to your tenants. You are responsible for both the condition of the property and for ensuring that it is a safe place for your tenants […]

4
Feb


Despite an unpredictable and difficult year for the UK property market, there were some London postcodes which defied expectations and all of the challenges that 2020 brought, to record price increases in the property market.   In this blog, we explore the top 3 spots in London for house price growth in 2020. Barnes The […]

29
Jan


As a property investor or landlord, you’ll always be looking for ways that you can boost the value of your property. Whether that be decorating to transform a space with a fresh modern look, renovations to improve the core foundations of the property or conversions and extensions to maximize the living space available. However, it […]

18
Nov


With stunning areas and fantastic architecture in abundance in Scotland’s main cities, the country is fast becoming more and more popular with landlords hoping to invest in luxury property. With rent rates not nearly so high as they are in London, Scotland is a great alternative to those who are perhaps just starting out in their portfolios and have slightly less […]

10
Nov


For landlords, it can be tricky to decide whether to let out your properties in a furnished or unfurnished state. In this blog, we go through the pros and cons of both to help you make an informed decision.  Firstly, let’s talk about what the two terms mean.   Unfurnished: this means that you won’t provide things […]

21
Oct


As a property investor or landlord, your properties are your income, which means you need to approach them as you would in any other business or investment model. Of course, you’ll have to consider initial investments, repairs or maintenance, legal fees, property management fees and more, to figure out your ideal price model and net yield […]

29
Sep


There are plenty of reasons why landlords choose to rent out their properties to students: You can make more money in a full HMO flat, demand never dries up, and depending on your insurance,  you can still receive rent even if your property is empty.   Even though equipping your properties for students may seem like a hassle, there are […]

11
Sep


Since the pandemic hit in late March, we were all encouraged only to use public transport if absolutely necessary, and most were sent away from large offices to work from home. With people spending less and less time on public transport for a commute to work, and spending more and more time outdoors, with more hours in […]

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