Understanding The Services & Responsibilities Of A Property Management Company

Property ownership can be rewarding, but it also comes with a host of responsibilities and challenges. Managing many properties can be a big challenge for property owners. This is where tailored property management services come into play. Property management companies in the UK play a crucial role in assisting property […]

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 rise of the let-to-let market

How property owners are becoming landlords and tenants to upsize their home. By Richard O’Neill, Managing Director, Lettings at Romans, an LRG company. You’ve heard of the buy-to-let market. By now, you’ve probably heard of rent-to-rent, but have you heard of another growing housing trend: let-to-let? It’s seeing homeowners become […]

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 […]

The governments impact on the private rental sector

Sometimes the best-intentioned efforts can have unintended consequences. The government, for example, has been making fairly robust efforts to try to help renters, but at best they appear to have had limited impact. At worst, they may have actively backfired. Social rental versus private rental It may be a bit […]

What Tenants Are Willing To Pay Extra For

As property prices rocket in the backdrop of a turbulent economic and political climate, home ownership is increasingly becoming unattainable. As a result, many have turned to the rental market as the most financially viable living option for their foreseeable future. With Brits now viewing rental properties as potentially long-term […]

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 […]