How to screen tenants

How to pre-screen prospective tenants

You have advertised your rental property and find yourself inundated with enquiries from potential tenants – hopefully. But you’ve read all those scary stories...
Everything You Need to Know About Cohabitation

Landlords rushing to meet new HMO rules

A specialist buy to let mortgage broker firm is predicting that there could be a spike in financing enquiries over the coming weeks, as...

Spring maintenance checklist for landlords

It is a landlord's responsibility to their property is habitable. A spring maintenance check will identify any issues before they cause serious and expensive damage. Find out more.

Proposed changes to dividend tax could impact limited company buy to lets

Proposals from the Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) could increase the amount of dividend tax paid by landlords who operate their buy to let...

5 Things the Modern Student Demands from Their Accommodation

Expectations for student accommodation have never been higher than they are today. That old stereotypical image of smelly, shabby bedsits is just that: an...

Sourcing buy to let loans on higher value property

If you are looking for a buy to let mortgage on a high value property, the challenge of securing finance can be tough. A...

PRA changes see more landlords fix for five in Q1

Landlords appear to have switched to a longer-term approach with their buy to let rates over the past two years, new data from Commercial...

A Fresh Take on Staging a Rental Property

Putting your time and effort into staging your home will not only bring you top dollar when you sell it, but it will also...

London and South East appeal to over 50s property investors

Make no mistake, the number of older people approaching or already in retirement, who are investing in buy to let, is growing, with London...

Who needs landlord insurance cover?

If you have any doubt as to whether or not you require landlord insurance cover, some of the points below may assist your assessment...

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