Letting A Property – 5 Tips To Lower Energy Bills

As the autumn weather turns colder, many families are proactively seeking ways to reduce their energy use as, even with the £2,500 average household cap in place from 1st October 2022, bills have risen to untenable levels. National Home Energy Week is showing homeowners that savings are possible – and […]

The Basics Of Being A Landlord: What You Need To Know

Being a landlord can be both rewarding and challenging. If you’re thinking about becoming a landlord, it’s important to understand the responsibilities that come with this role. As a landlord, you’ll need to ensure your rental property meets safety regulations, understand housing laws, work with property management agents, collect rent, […]

Winterproofing Your Property – Waiting Times

Research by property maintenance solution provider, Help me Fix, has highlighted five maintenance tasks that property owners need to consider before winter arrives and how current waiting times mean folk are best to get their house in order sooner rather than later. Winter can put a strain on our homes and […]

4 Signs To Look Out For In A Bad Property Investment

Contrary to popular belief, being a landlord isn’t quite as straightforward as it once was. Various legislation changes have certainly made the game more difficult – and this means it is more crucial than ever before to ensure that you’re extra vigilant with your initial purchase. While you can never […]

First Time Landlord Guide – Everything You Need To Know

Becoming a landlord can be a consistent and rewarding source of income, but there is more to consider than simply handing over the keys to your new tenants. To help those considering a buy-to-let or those accidental landlords, Estate Agents Douglas & Gordon have put together some tips to help with understanding […]

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 […]