Why landlords should prepare for more EPC rating improvements on properties

With less than a month to meet new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards, landlords are likely to hear a lot more from the Government on...
Buy to let rates could be set to rise in 2019

Buy To Let Mortgage Rate Rises Expected

Andrew Turner, from Commercial Trust Limited, urges landlords to take advantage of current low rate deals, whilst they are still available. Read his thoughts on the current situation.

When should tenants pay for repairs?

Whether you are a tenant or a landlord, dilapidations may occur at any time. But before you know how to rectify them, it is...

L is for Legislation | Laws Landlords Should Be Aware Of

2016 was a busy year for landlord and tenant regulation, with a number of new measures and requirements introduced, perhaps most notably Right to...

Proposed changes to dividend tax could impact limited company buy to lets

Proposals from the Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) could increase the amount of dividend tax paid by landlords who operate their buy to let...

Five steps to get the best out of your open house viewing

Opening house viewings are a golden opportunity for estate agents to showcase any property on their books to a mass of potential buyers, while also getting...
Landlords 12 FAQs

Landlords 12 FAQs: Before, During and After the Tenancy

Being a landlord isn’t easy. With all the tenant horror stories out there, it can be quite scary. You want to generate more income,...

Could landlords have grounds to challenge HMO licensing fees?

A recent court case may set a legal precedent for landlords to challenge the cost, set by their local authority, for an HMO license. There...
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Landlord leaves tenants with no kitchen after ripping out bathroom

The landlord was fine, but unfortunately he liked to try and fix things on the cheap with the cheapest, stupidest handymen he could find....

How To Be A Successful Landlord: Interview With Richard Blanco

Richard Blanco, dancer turned landlord, bought his first property in 1995 in Hackney, and has since bought 11 more properties and made a hugely...

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