Category Archives: Investments

How to make a Fortune – From a rotten House to a great HMO

How to make a fortune creating a HMO from a Rotten House If you own a big house and want to really increase your rental income today, start thinking about HMO. Having a large property means you have much more rooms than what you think. What are you waiting for? Create extra rooms and increase your… Read More »

How London Build-to-Rent Development Affect BTL Landlords and Rents

With the new Conservative administration came a new view towards housing. The shift from home-ownership to more choice and constructing housing for all tenures has been clear. What is less clear, is the impact of that change on existing Buy-to-Let (BTL) landlords. As part of that shift in the Government’s view, there has been a… Read More »

5 Golden Rules for Landlords Who Want to Live in Peace

Renting a property can be stressful for Landlords. Many things can go wrong for the tenants and the owner, from contract wrangles to a difference of opinion. To avoid that scenario, landlords should adhere to a set of principles to ensure things work well for both parties. Here are our 5 golden rules that should… Read More »

Why Short-Term Lets Work Well for Some Landlords

To non-landlords, life for a Buy-to-Let (BTL) landlord can often look like a road to riches. The view from a short-term lets landlord’s perspective is a lot more complicated! They know it requires hard work, clear and careful thinking and a dash of luck from time-to-time. Landlords must make lots of decisions that affect the… Read More »

Making a Profit From an Unprofitable Property

One of our clients Luca, owned a 3 bedrooms East London property. Sounds like it should be a goldmine, right? Well, when Luca got in touch with us, his property wasn’t making him any profit at all. The reasons? Condition of the property. The type of tenants living there. Lack of knowledge on how to… Read More »

The Benefits and Pitfalls of Buying BTL Properties at Auction

There many pros and cons when you buy property at an auction. To make your Buy-to-Let property work for you – in the short-and longer-term – you need to get the right property, in the right location at the right price. That’s truer than ever since the Government began tinkering with taxes relating to BTL… Read More »

Why BTL Mortgage Market Valuations Have Fallen

Why BTL Mortgage Market Valuations Have Fallen.  It’s well over a year ago that the stamp duty tax surcharge for owners of multiple property came into action. That’s plenty of time for the dust to settle and see exactly what impact it’s having on the Buy-to-Let market. Read on to discover more detail about life… Read More »

Why Understanding and Honesty Always Work Best

 At Incrent – Honesty is the best policy – we manage a growing number of properties with some of our happiest customers also the ones we’ve know the longest. One of our first landlords, Fernando, is still with us today. But, we had to earn his trust in the early days. Fernando came to Incrent… Read More »

Life for Landlords After HMO Regulation Changes

Now the new “HMO regulation changes” are in place, what does that mean for you, the landlord? In some cases, it doesn’t mean too much, but in others, a whole lot of work is afoot. In this post we break down what the changes into two sections. The first considers work for landlords of existing… Read More »