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 […]
What Are The Benefits of Guaranteed Rent Schemes?
Whilst there are numerous benefits to being a landlord, it can be a tricky business. Whatever your current circumstances, there will undoubtedly be hurdles along the way when it comes to letting out your property, especially for those new to buy-to-let. Whether it’s admin work, dealing with problematic tenants, void periods, or conducting maintenance, we […]
Best Areas to Live: North London
Popular with families and young professionals alike, there’s something to suit everyone in North London. With a population just short of a million, North London is a thriving multicultural area that appeals not only to those searching for a bustling inner-city rental, but also those dreaming of a calmer small town feel. Read our guide […]
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 […]
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