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What Tenants Want from a Rental Property

  Sometimes Tenants complain about their Landlords. When it comes to being a landlord, you need to have the right property that tenants want to live in. You also need to provide a home that tenants also need to feel the rent represents value for money. It’s all well-and-good to have a well-appointed property with… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »