The relentless increase in legislation and regulations designed to manage the private rented sector means that local councils need ever-increasing funds to confront rogue landlords.
Archive for 2019
We recently highlighted some of the pitfalls faced by owners who had bought the leasehold of their homes. We likened their plight to the notorious mis-selling of payment protection insurance policies
It’s the basic law of supply and demand – when supply goes down, prices go up. That is exactly what is happening in the private rental market at the moment, explained Landlord Today...
Homeowners in Britain together spent a total of £295 billion renovating their homes over the past five years, according to a figure published by Homes & Property magazine earlier this year.
Working from home is increasingly popular in the UK – there is even a National Work from Home Day in May of each year.
It is a common enough nightmare for any landlord. Your tenant calls in the dead of night – or some equally inconvenient hour – to complain that water is flooding the kitchen floor. You need to spring
Like many a landlord, you might often worry about quite what your tenants might be up to. You cannot keep a close check on them all of the time, of course – and neither does your typical tenant usuall
Have you ever considered that social media gives an open invitation to burglars and thieves just itching to get their hands on your goodies? That’s the warning given in a story by the Daily Mail on th
It may not be everyone’s idea of the perfect Christmas present, but Britain is going to the polls on the 12th of December. And there are clearly very serious issues at stake in the manifestoes…
There’s good news for buy to let landlords in the latest statistics on national rent levels in the UK in September.
A recent survey by The Mortgage Lender has revealed the kind of worries likely to keep landlords awake at night.
Do you know whether your property insurance includes trace and access cover? You might be forgiven for any uncertainty in the matter, since some policies may include it as standard whilst others do no