Category Archives: PRS

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 »

Location Really is Everything! Don’t you think?

If you’re a home-owner, property investor or landlord, you need to pay attention at what’s happening around your property, location is really important when it comes to property. Of course, many people do that as a matter of course. Knowing what’s opening and what’s closing down is always relevant. And that includes new restaurants, bars… Read More »

Time for every Landlord to Embrace the Internet of Things?

Every Landlord should know that: The Internet of Things, or IoT, is the broad term for the ability to control our home via a digital connection. Examples include Hive from British Gas, where you can control your heating from your phone. Digital TV, where you can set or cancel recordings from any device with internet… Read More »

Why Long-Term Rental Agreements Work for Landlords

Make no mistake, the life of a landlord is hard work, particularly if you want to claim the biggest financial rewards from it. Different types of property investment and rental agreements suit different landlords. In this post, we’ll outline why long-term rental agreements can prove a rewarding venture. Even if you like the idea of… Read More »

PRS – The Cost of Being a Landlord and The Benefit to the Economy

As a landlord, we know you already understand the expenses relating to your provision of property to the Private Rental Sector (PRS). But, recent research from Buy-to-Let (BTL) specialists, Kent Reliance, has calculated average data by region. The data also put a figure on just how important BTL landlords are to the economy. We’ve picked… 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 »

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 »