Tag Archives: maintenance

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

When the internet connection is more important than food…

When the Internet connection is more important than food Whether you like it or not, we live in an age in which technology influences the way we live our lives.  As a landlord, you will definitely have noticed how important is to have an internet connection at your property. When dealing with flat-sharing, usually the… Read More »

The Rent2Rent is the most attractive property strategy.

One of the most appealing strategies for using, when you deal with property, is the Rent2Rent strategy. The basic concept of the Rent2Rent strategy, or Rent to Multi-let, is to find a property large enough to create extra rooms. Speak to the landlord and agree on a guaranteed rent for a three to five year period.… Read More »

The Rent 2 Rent startegy. Is that glitter all gold?

Recently we have heard a lot talking about Rent 2 Rent strategy. Many new mentoring programs and private property academies are coming up with different courses. “Rent 2 Rent, the latest property get rich quick scheme” writes The Guardian. But is that glitter all gold? Dealing with Rent 2 Rent can be challenging sometimes. When you… Read More »

One of the busiest profession in London: Estate Agent

Time, Energy and Attention are three essential elements that are limited in your life and perhaps in the life of the estate agent you deal with. How many hours does an ordinary estate agent dedicate to you? How much Time, Energy and Attention influence his job? The estate agency usually has a team of members:… Read More »