Tag Archives: letting agent

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 »

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 »

Two bedroom house turned into a cannabis factory

Have you turned your property into a cannabis factory ? A couple of years ago we received a strange phone call from one of our landlords asking us if we could deal with his property. When we went to view the property we couldn’t believe our eyes – a full blown cannabis factory had been… Read More »

Tenant responsibilities and what you should be aware of.

When you think about tenant responsibilities, you shouldn’t take anything for granted. In our opinion, it is a good habit to explain the responsibilities and the duties your tenants have to them. Obviously, you have to write down in your agreement the clauses you want to apply. Therefore, make sure your tenants understand all the rules. To make… Read More »

How much does it cost to change a bed for a tenant?

Changing a bed in a property that you do not live in can be quite stressful. However, many landlords don’t realise this until it’s too late. Beds get old and break over time, so landlords should familiarise themselves with the process of replacing a bed. In these cases you have few options available to you:… Read More »

Letting fee ban – Autumn Statement 2016 – Will it change the UK property market?

The letting fee ban is one of the key points raised in the Autumn Statement 2016 that could affect the UK property market. Most likely, letting agents will no longer be allowed to charge any fee to renters. This means less money for the agency, but also less money to pay for the tenants before… Read More »

The real beauty of the Rent2Rent strategy

If you have already started or are about to start your property Journey, you might like to consider using Rent2Rent strategy.  Instead of renting the property as single let, it could be rented by the room and maximise the profit. In our opinion, the Rent2Rent is a revolutionary strategy, which could maximise the rental income of any… Read More »