Landlords: 6 thing landlords need to know about the Fairer Private Rented Sector White Paper
June 27, 2022
Landlords and tenants will soon see changes to how tenancies are run, thanks to incoming legislation changes enforced by the Government. Letting agents across the country are digesting the contents of the new Fairer Private Rented Sector White Paper.
5 things landlords should know about green mortgages
May 30, 2022
Green mortgages can help landlords reduce three vital aspects – carbon emissions, fuel bills and mortgage repayments – by incentivising the purchase of the most eco-friendly homes and encouraging the upgrade of the least energy efficient rental stock.
Ground rent changes: your questions answered
May 23, 2022
The Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities is getting ready to implement its latest reforms to residential ground rent this June. We’ve answered some of the most common questions ahead of the planned changes.
4 reasons why landlords should accommodate electric vehicles
May 2, 2022
It’s no surprise that tenants are looking for properties where they can park up and plug in. Here are four reasons why landlords need to accommodate the ‘leccy car. Electric vehicles are kinder to the environment and currently kinder on the wallet…
7 reasons to consider newly built for your next BtL
April 4, 2022
Old versus new? When it comes to investing in property, many landlords will be weighing up period properties versus 20th century homes but what doesn’t always get a look in are homes built in the last 10 years. While brand new and nearly new may carry a premium at the purchase point, landlords shouldn’t write […]
Gas boiler ban: 6-step action plan for Landlords
November 8, 2021
In 2025, house builders and property developers will be banned from installing conventional gas boilers in the new properties they build. In 2035, the sale of conventional gas boilers will also be banned.
Rent controls? Not on the radar
October 4, 2021
There is a gentle murmur that rent controls could be on the cards but is it time to panic? History shows us that rent controls have rarely had the desired effect those in charge want, so despite a few rumbles in the press about a possible introduction, landlords should read with passing interest but it’s definitely not time to worry.
Rental guarantors: the new normal in lettings?
September 6, 2021
The number of those working for themselves broke through the 5 million barrier for the first time at the end of 2019, while the Institute for Fiscal Studies forecasts a record rise in solo self-employment in 2021. So why does this have a bearing on the lettings industry?
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