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HMO Investment Properties: Pros and Cons

A house in multiple occupation (HMO) investment properties are where three or more tenants who are not part of the same house hold can rent a property. If you’re considering converting a property into HMO’s there are several pros and cons you should know about before you consider if HMO licensing is right for your […]


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 […]


Best Areas to Live: West London

This week we’re focusing on West London, the final destination on our guide to the best areas to live throughout London. Home to some of the most beautiful and affluent postcodes in the capital city, West London is a vibrant and thriving area home to more than 1.5 million people across its seven boroughs. West […]


The Legal Responsibilities and Regulations of a UK Landlord: All You Need to Know

The Legal Responsibilities and Regulations of a UK Landlord All You Need to Know

Whether you’re an experienced landlord who has been managing a portfolio of properties for many years, or a new landlord starting out with your first buy-to-let property, understanding your legal obligations as a landlord helps you to protect your investment, yourself, and your tenants. There’s a whole host of legal obligations, responsibilities and regulations to […]


Best Areas to Live: East London

Best Areas to Live East London

We’re continuing our series on the best areas to live in throughout London. This week we’re concentrating on East London, arguably one of the most diverse and multicultural areas within the capital. East London provides an eclectic mix of period properties, commercial developments and industrial regeneration so there’s plenty of choice for young professionals and […]

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