Landlords Guide to Legionella Risk Assessment
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 […]
How to Find the Best Tenants
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 […]
Our Guide to Health And Safety In Rented Properties
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 […]
Top Three Areas in London for Property Prices in 2020
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 […]
Scotland: A Hotspot for Luxury Property Investment
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 […]
Rental Properties: Furnished or Unfurnished?
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 […]
Rental Yield: How Much You Should Be Making
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 […]
Essentials For Your Student Property
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 […]
Is Rental Property a Good Retirement Investment?
While many people look forward to their retirement, not everyone will be able to receive a pension and/or might not have enough saved up to live on for an extended period of time. Although it may seem a bit daunting to consider retirement funds and planning, it is extremely important to ensure your financial stability for your retirement. If you don’t have a pension plan included in your employment […]
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