Tag Archives: rent

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 »

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 »

The Rental Market in a Post-Brexit World

As you’re no doubt fed up of hearing and reading – the outlook surrounding Brexit is uncertain and so it is the rental market. We’re sure you know why, so we won’t bore you with that right now. What we do want to discuss is how the UK’s residential lettings market might look, post-Brexit. Let’s… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Diversification is the key, do you agree?

The first rule of investment is Diversification. “Would you put all the eggs in one basket?” Diversification can be the solution.  If you just want to save money by opening a saving account, your money manager or financial advisor should advise you to split your money up into different types of investments. You could get… Read More »

It was a Lie, Saving doesn’t save you !!!

Does saving save you? Saving money might be good only if you are willing to invest it. It is time to invest your savings if you want passive income for the rest of your life. We strongly believe that there is a big difference between spending money and investing money. When you invest money in property,… Read More »