Category Archives: Rent2Rent

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What’s Behind the Rise in UK Renters?

Every year the UK Government conducts and publishes its English Housing Survey. It’s filled with a variety of figures and information showing exactly what is going on across the UK. In detail, it shows the number of home-owner occupiers, the number of renters and how that’s shared between the social and private sector. The survey… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Landlord responsibilities no one ever told you about.

Most people don’t think about landlord responsibilities when dreaming of becoming a property owner. “Became a Landlord so you can get passive income for the rest of your life”; this is what most of the property coaches say when you start to approach the real estate world. What they usually forget to mention is all the… Read More »

House viewing tips: what to check before you rent a property.

When you are viewing a house or a flat there are many aspects to consider. Here we want to share with you some of our house viewing tips. Make sure you ask the right questions to the landlord or the agent you are dealing with when viewing the property.  Do your homework first, then if… Read More »