If you have become an accidental landlord – i.e. you are a landlord by circumstance rather than choice – then you may not have given much thought to which tenant type is the most appropriate.
From 1st April 2016, new legislation that affects landlords in England and Wales comes in to place – so, what are these regulations? And, are you prepared?
If you knew the answer to that question, of course, you’re likely to be a far richer person than anyone else we know!
Some landlords seem born to do it and make it their determined mission to create a business empire based on let property. Others might have fallen into the role of landlord almost by accident.
When a tenant leaves your property, it is likely they may leave behind a few of their own items. Here we have picked up some stories from across the web of some of the strangest...
Once you have nailed these four points, they will become an ongoing part of running your business, which will be integrated in to your day-to-day running of it.
Recent images of a lifeless Syrian boy has shocked the nation, pressure has been put on the government to help those fleeing war in their home countries, but what does it mean for landlords?
Most landlords may be aware of the Right To Rent scheme that was introduced last December, this requires landlords to verify that a potential tenant has the right to legally live in the UK.
It's not unusual to see landlords signing big cheques at flat-pack warehouses to buy lots of new furniture for a property they're about to start letting.
According to the British Insurance Brokers' Association (BIBA), 85% of all general insurance policies are sold by insurance brokers in this country and commercial insurance business accounts.
It’s easy to forget why property insurance is so important, it becomes a certain amount of money leaving your bank each month to give you peace of mind, but do any of us actually plan for a claim?
Light handed, never complaining, always punctual and incredibly clean. We’re sure this is what the perfect tenant looks like to most landlords. Finding this person is the hard part though.