Category Archives: Management

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 »

The Rental Market in a Post-Brexit World

As you’re no doubt fed up of hearing and reading – the outlook surrounding Brexit is uncertain and so it is the rental market. We’re sure you know why, so we won’t bore you with that right now. What we do want to discuss is how the UK’s residential lettings market might look, post-Brexit. Let’s… 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 »

Is Government Support of Long-Term Tenancies Well-Placed?

Clear support of Long-Term Tenancies for renters was one of those points of the Housing White Paper way back in February of this year. When the Government finally unveiled it in February, it received a mixed response. There were a few points that were generally accepted as ‘good’. But response to the majority was dependent… Read More »

Why should I convert my property into HMO?

Why you should convert your property into HMO … and how we do it. As a landlord or property manager, you naturally want to get the most value out of your property. In order to do this, you might adopt the HMO strategy. If you want to maximise your profit, without risk, you have to think… Read More »

HMO License Rule Changes – The Essentials

If you’re unsure whether or not your property now needs a HMO license, where it didn’t previously. Or, if you’re concerned other changes might affect you, read on for a quick outline of what you need to know about the new HMO licensing rules. Everyone knows there just isn’t enough property in England – particularly… Read More »

Tenant ran away without paying the rent? Don’t get screwed.

Did your tenant run away and leave you with a debt? Don’t get screwed When a tenant runs away from your property, you will have to deal with it. Paying the rent regularly is not something that always happens – especially if someone loses their job or have personal problems. Unfortunately if you are renting out… Read More »

My landlord told me negligence saves money.

“Negligence saved me some money there, didn’t it?!” says Stuart, chuckling. We want to share with you a funny and inspirational story that involves one of our first landlords. We don’t recommend you follow this example, as negligence can cause headaches. This applies to every business or aspect of your life, but what happened taught us a… Read More »