How to Get the Right Managing Agent

How do I choose a good property management company and what do they do? First of all, let’s clarify what that means because sometimes you will hear people refer to letting agents, and you will hear people referring to managing agents, and often the two are interchangeable and they do […]

Top Tips For Student Landlords

Life as a landlord isn’t without it’s ups and downs, with no shortage of challenges. Whether you are new to the industry or an experienced operator, the issues faced are often similar, particularly when letting to student tenants living away from home for the first time. Bill-splitting service Glide has […]

Tips for managing an empty property investment

Ideally, your investment property should always be occupied. In the real world, however, that is not likely to happen, even in the residential rental market and it is even less likely to happen in the short-term lettings market. However you will need to learn how to manage an empty investment […]

Becoming a landlord – should you manage your own lettings?

Throughout most of history, being a landlord has essentially meant keeping a property wind and watertight and collecting the rent. These days, however, landlords not only have to maintain a property to legally-acceptable standards, they have to comply with a whole raft of legislation and by-laws, which can and do […]

Landlords/Investors – Plan For Year Ahead

To stay ahead it’s often important to think ahead so, as another year draws to a close, it’s time to start planning out your strategy for 2018… Visiting times Inspections play an important part in any landlord’s calendar. “Regular routine inspections are a must in order to protect your property […]

First Impressions Count When Showcasing Rental Property

First impressions last so make sure your rental property impresses for success with this simple six-step guide from the experts at Belvoir “As you only get one opportunity to make a great first impression it’s important to showcase a rental property’s potential from the very beginning of its marketing journey,” […]