Category Archives: Issues

Who is going to wait for the Plumber to come and fix it?

The plumber is coming tomorrow morning at 11am, who is going to wait for him to come and fix it? As the property management team, it was up to us to arrange the time with the plumber. But, for that whole week, all of our tenants were either away, or unable to attend the property… Read More »

6 Benefits of letting your property through an agent

6 Benefits of letting your property through an agent If you are currently trying to make money from the property market, then you might have considered letting as an option. While there are indeed many people who manage to make money in this way, there are several things that you need to take into account… 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 »

What Does the Tenancy Deposit Cap Mean for the PRS?

The Conservative’s government’s Queen’s speech included a surprise or two. One for the private rental sector (PRS) was the introduction of tenancy deposit cap. In recent years, the Government has made many decisions that affect PRS landlords. Unfortunately, this latest one probably won’t be the last. The Queens speech contained 27 bills. It passed through parliament… Read More »

Grenfell Tower’s Accident didn’t make you think? Make sure Your Rental Properties are as Fire Safe as Possible.

  We know the Grenfell Tower tragedy still painfully fresh in everyone’s minds. Because of this, we thought a post on fire safety, regulations and council building management would be welcome and useful. As a landlord, you need to do everything you can to make sure a fire is unlikely to start in your property.… Read More »

What Article 24 Could Mean for Landlords

Another day, another discussion about potentially higher costs for Buy-to-Let (BTL) landlords. Today’s post will address the details of Article 24 of the Tax Code and how it could impact landlords. As most of you already know, the Government is phasing out mortgage interest tax relief. Where landlords were able to claim tax relief on… Read More »

Overdue rent? Making sure your tenants pay the rent on time

Overdue rent: Do your tenants usually pay you the rent on time? When you get a new tenant, even if you do all the proper background checks you might still encounter overdue rent. As a landlord, you are always opening yourself up to a degree of risk. If somebody pays you the rent late once or… Read More »