The Basics of Landlord/Tenant Disputes

Property investment is a business and property investors are effectively business managers. They may not have direct staff but they will have tenants and those tenants need to be managed. Part of tenant management is dealing with landlord/tenant disputes. How exactly should landlords deal with tenant disputes? The causes of […]

Should Landlords Start Building Smart Rental Properties?

Smart technology is a relatively new innovation that makes people’s lives easier through advanced processes. And through the years, it’s been growing in popularity. The global market for smart home technology is expected to reach £114 billion by 2024, according to UK Tech News. That’s a huge leap from a […]

Simple Ways to Attract Tenants in a Competitive Market

The private rental sector is like any other business sector, in that it is dictated by supply and demand. Some areas are more popular than others, with current stats suggesting Manchester is the number one city for landlords, closely followed by Cambridge and London. At first glance, new landlords probably […]

Five ways to maximise buy-to-let profits in 2021

With the financial uncertainties brought by COVID-19 on top of the loss of tax relief on mortgage interest for landlords, planning is needed to maximise buy-to-let profits more than ever in 2021. House price growth in 2020 to 2025 will be lower than it was in the proceeding five year […]

A Landlords Guide To EICR & Electrical Safety

Since 1st April this year, all tenancies in England have been covered by the Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020. As the name suggests, the regulations set out electrical safety requirements for private sector landlords. The regulations apply to all standard tenancies Schedule 1 of […]

Residential Buy-to-Let Laws In 2021 – What You Should Know

What investors need to know about residential buy-to-let laws in 2021 At present, 2021 is still very much a case of “watch this space”. That said, some law-changes look close to guaranteed to be implemented. Here is what you need to know. Eviction ban extended until the end of March […]