Category Archives: Lettings

Common Rental Scams to Avoid

With so much of today’s property hunt taking place online, there’s a real opportunity for scammers to capitalise on unsuspecting tenants. Thankfully, users remain vigilant and sham lettings are well documented. If you’re on the property hunt, here are the … Continue reading

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Should I Rent to Students? Landlord Advice

If you’re a landlord in a university town or city, you’ve probably seen the potential in student rentals. There are plenty of advantages in renting to students. Having said this, there are some pretty awful issues you could encounter too. … Continue reading

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It Pays to Rent! The Advantages of Renting

Renting gets a bad rep! Everyone speaks of the advantages of owning property, the need to get your foot on the ladder and have your own piece of the pie. The truth is, it’s very easy to get caught up … Continue reading

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The 10 Most Expensive Places to Rent in the UK

Last month we brought you an article about the 10 cheapest places to rent in the UK. In case you want to flash the cash and live in one of the country’s more pricey regions, we’ve brought you a list … Continue reading

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How Much Rent Should I Charge My Tenants?

A regular income of rent is one of the joys of being a landlord. Not only does it help your day-to-day living but it’s also essential to the healthy maintenance of your portfolio. So how much rent should you charge … Continue reading

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How to Be a Good Landlord

Landlords have a bad rep. Most tenants will happily tell you about their experience with a previous tyrant they rented from. Unfortunately, this isn’t always justified. There’s an inherent contempt for the profession which is hard to evade. Thankfully, it … Continue reading

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Should I Allow Pets in My Rental Property?

For many years it has been notoriously difficult to find a landlord that’ll happily let to pet owners. Opening the door to pet owners offers many potential benefits but can be a serious gamble. There are many genuine considerations that … Continue reading

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Ending a Tenancy Agreement: Landlord Advice

Ending a tenancy agreement needn’t be a headache for landlords. It is however very important to get it right. There are procedures and laws in place to ensure you’re doing everything fairly and within reason. So before you begin to … Continue reading

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5 Things to Know Before Becoming a Landlord

Becoming a landlord isn’t easy. It’s not a career choice that should be made without genuine thought and consideration. Many people become landlords to capitalise on solvency or as an investment for the future. If you’re considering becoming a landlord … Continue reading

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Help! A Tenant Left Belongings in My Property After Moving Out! What Should I Do?

So the issue all landlords despise has happened. A tenant has moved out but left some of their belongings in your property. You’re now unsure what to do next. From this moment onwards, your actions have to follow law and … Continue reading

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