Tag Archives: rental income

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 »

Time for every Landlord to Embrace the Internet of Things?

Every Landlord should know that: The Internet of Things, or IoT, is the broad term for the ability to control our home via a digital connection. Examples include Hive from British Gas, where you can control your heating from your phone. Digital TV, where you can set or cancel recordings from any device with internet… Read More »

Why BTL Mortgage Market Valuations Have Fallen

Why BTL Mortgage Market Valuations Have Fallen.  It’s well over a year ago that the stamp duty tax surcharge for owners of multiple property came into action. That’s plenty of time for the dust to settle and see exactly what impact it’s having on the Buy-to-Let market. Read on to discover more detail about life… Read More »

What Does the Tenancy Deposit Cap Mean for the PRS?

The Conservative’s government’s Queen’s speech included a surprise or two. One for the private rental sector (PRS) was the introduction of tenancy deposit cap. In recent years, the Government has made many decisions that affect PRS landlords. Unfortunately, this latest one probably won’t be the last. The Queens speech contained 27 bills. It passed through parliament… 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 »

What Article 24 Could Mean for Landlords

Another day, another discussion about potentially higher costs for Buy-to-Let (BTL) landlords. Today’s post will address the details of Article 24 of the Tax Code and how it could impact landlords. As most of you already know, the Government is phasing out mortgage interest tax relief. Where landlords were able to claim tax relief on… Read More »

Overdue rent? Making sure your tenants pay the rent on time

Overdue rent: Do your tenants usually pay you the rent on time? When you get a new tenant, even if you do all the proper background checks you might still encounter overdue rent. As a landlord, you are always opening yourself up to a degree of risk. If somebody pays you the rent late once or… Read More »

Tenant ran away without paying the rent? Don’t get screwed.

Did your tenant run away and leave you with a debt? Don’t get screwed When a tenant runs away from your property, you will have to deal with it. Paying the rent regularly is not something that always happens – especially if someone loses their job or have personal problems. Unfortunately if you are renting out… 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 »