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What the new draft Tenant Fee Ban bill means for you.

The UK Government is continuing its work on overhauling the UK’s ’broken housing market’. Part of its plans focus on the private rental sector. And, under plans outlined in the draft Tenant Fee Ban Bill, all letting fees will be banned. The draft bill, published early in November details the reason behind the bill. It… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Have you got the right to rent in the UK?

The Right to Rent Act is a recent piece of legislation that the landlords need to understand and adapt to. Since February 2016, all private landlords have to check the new tenants have the right to rent in the UK. You need to check everyone living in the property over the age of eighteen, before… Read More »

Boiler problems and how to avoid them.

Managing a house can be really challenging. Imagine if you have to deal with a faulty water boiler at Christmas time. The water boiler is the electric or gas-burning device fitted to a tank in your home (usually the kitchen or bathroom) to heat water. Without that white noisy box, there would be no hot… Read More »

The cheapest deal won’t make you rich.

The skills and knowledge of an expert can make you Rich and change your lifestyle forever. Will a cheap deal make you rich? What matters is not how much the specialist costs, but how much you can benefit from the skills that the specialist has to offer and the deal you can get. What is… Read More »

What is the future of a “regular” estate agent?

What is the future for a “regular” estate agent? With the new technologies, Landlords – especially new ones – tend to avoid estate agents when they are looking to change their life by investing in property. People think that the best way to increase their profits is by reducing their expenditures, cutting out the middle-man… Read More »