What The Income Squeeze Means For Tenants & Landlords

Food, energy, fuel… whichever way they look, UK families are facing rising prices right now, leading EY to project that real incomes will fall this year, as inflation looks set to rise to 8.5% in April. House prices continue to climb as well, with hometrack’s UK House Price Index for […]

12 Regulations To Help Letting Your Property Fast

Property values jumped by 9.8% in 2021, meaning landlords have made more money from their homes with capital appreciation than in annual rent. For landlords looking to find tenants fast, London based Estate Agents Douglas & Gordon have put together a simple yet practical 12 tip guide to ensure landlords have a smooth letting process – perfect for getting your home off […]

The Property Teacher: The Responsibilities of a Landlord

I’ve had a question in from a reader asking, ‘What are the responsibilities of a landlord?’. That’s a great question, and there’s two different ways at looking at this. Firstly, from a moral point of view, the responsibility of the landlord is to provide good, safe, sound, watertight, good quality […]

Is Generation Rent Here to Stay?

The term ‘Generation Rent’ has long been used throughout both the rental and sales markets, developing many connotations over the years. Typically referring to young adults aged between 18-40, Generation Rent is used to describe those who have been priced out of the property market, which is becoming increasingly common. […]

How To Avoid Garden Maintenance Disputes With Your Tenants

With the pandemic causing a surge in demand for properties with gardens across the UK, data from experts at Paving Direct shows having a garden adds 25% more to the average letting price. According to the data, the most expensive gardens in the UK are in Bath where their backyards add over […]