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Is it a Good Time to Expand Your Buy-to-Let Portfolio?

Buy-to-lets are properties that landlords purchase to rent out to tenants. The Times claimed that buy-to-let boomed along with the rest of the property market last year and as a result banks are preparing for the growth to continue in 2022. But will the remnants of the pandemic that have creeped into the new year […]


10 New Rules for Landlords in 2022

The new year always brings new challenges, and this is no different for landlords. In particular, the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has largely created an environment of economic uncertainty, and this has undoubtedly stretched into the housing/rental market. Alongside this, 2022 will see landlords affected by factors including new bills and reforms, tax changes, inflation, licensing […]


Property Inventories: A Landlord’s Guide

End of tenancy deposit disputes over damage to a rental property and its fittings or fixtures are every landlord’s worst nightmare. That’s why inventories are imperative when it comes to protecting your property and your investment. Whilst landlords must, by law, protect a tenant’s deposit in an approved scheme, they are not legally required to […]


A Landlord’s Guide to the Buy-To-Let Property Market in 2022

As we kick off 2022, many landlords are continuing to feel the impact from the on-going pandemic and perhaps might be struggling to plan ahead. Firstly, it can help to know the expert’s predictions for the housing market in 2022.  Zoopla’s rental market predictions include: average rental prices across the country could rise by another […]


5 New Year’s Resolutions for Landlords

As 2021 draws to a close, many of us will be reflecting on the past 12 months, the lessons we’ve learnt and the plans we have for moving forward into a new year full of possibility. The beginning of a new year always instils in us a desire or search for change, so it’s the […]


5 Ways Make your Property More Energy Efficient

With the eyes of the world on the UK, in particular, Glasgow, Scotland who is hosting COP26 (also known as The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference) taking place between 1st and 12th November 2021, climate change is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. The significant political and social focus on climate change and global […]


The 4 Key Steps to Becoming a Landlord

The 4 Key steps to becoming a Landlord

Have you been considering becoming a landlord? Perhaps you’ve never rented out a property before but have often found the idea of the additional income stream particularly appealing. Or maybe you have money to invest, or you’ve inherited a property and are considering whether to lease it out or sell it. If you’ve been considering […]


How to Maximise Space in Your Rental Property

When furnishing a rental property, it’s important to think about how you can maximise your income and really make the most out of your investment. In a competitive rental market, you can stand out against the competition by taking advantage of simple and low cost interior design tricks that can maximise both the space and […]


All You Need to Know about EPCs

Being a landlord comes with a host of responsibilities and legalities to abide by, one of the most important being the legal requirement to have a valid Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) for any future or existing buy-to-let properties. An EPC shows how energy efficient a building is on a scale of A-G. This rating gives […]

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