Cast your eyes along practically any high street in the UK, and you are likely to see a row of shops with residential flats above.
Archive for 2018
What is a live-in landlord? The clue is in the title, of course. A live-in landlord continues to live in the property in which a lodger rents a room (sharing facilities but without any exclusive...
Consumer website Which? has released fire data obtained through Freedom of Information requests which shows faulty white goods such as tumble dryers, washing machines and fridge freezers are causing.
Are you a landlord owning several properties for rent? If so, you might want to consider the benefits of multiple property insurance.
If you own not one buy to let property but several, keeping track of vital insurance cover for each one might prove a problem. Landlord portfolio insurance offers a way of resolving any such issues.
As part of a package of proposed animal welfare measures, Labour wants a default right for tenants to keep a pet in their rental properties reported BBC news on Wednesday.
If you have recently inherited a property, making sure that it remains properly and adequately insured is likely to be one of your immediate concerns.
The more properties you add to your portfolio, the more onerous and complicated becomes the administration of your buy to let business.
You’ve probably become accustomed to carefully monitoring your energy bills, with a view to switching whenever you spot a better deal from an alternative supplier - but have you applied the same logic
A stomach-churning article in the Daily Mail this week reports how a tenant left a rental flat in a disgusting state after the landlord failed to check on the property for ten years.
We reported last February how thousands of owners of new-build homes are being hit with unexpected costs when they go to buy the freehold (currently 1.4 million houses have been sold as leasehold).
Members of Parliament and the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) share the view that flats above high street shops offer a huge potential in helping to solve the nation’s current housing shortage...