June 30, 2020

The Tenant Fees Act is a year old and, following 12 months of being applied to new tenancies, it is now the law for all tenancies. This transition process was always intended to come to a halt at the end of May 2020, so letting agents and landlords have had notice that...

June 11, 2020

It is safe to say that the Coronavirus pandemic of 2020 will have a long lasting impact on all aspects of our lives. As we move forwards, we must learn from the experiences we have shared and use that as a basis for recovering and rebuilding. This is as true of the ren...

May 28, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a number of issues in the lettings sector, not least when it comes to the tricky process of being able to manage repairs and gas safety checks on rental properties and maintain social distancing. The government urges those who live i...

May 14, 2020

We are now into the new financial year and there are new rules that directly affect the lettings industry. The 2020/21 landlord tax changes have come into force and you need to know about them. Whether you are a landlord yourself or a letting agent that deals with land...

May 5, 2020

How Coronavirus is Affecting the Lettings Sector

The current Coronavirus outbreak has affected all aspects of life, and the lettings sector is no different. These are uncertain times for letting agents, landlords and tenants alike. The government has put in place a sele...

April 29, 2020

When the Tenant Fees Act came into force in 2019, there was a lot to take in for letting agents and landlords. The Act effectively prevented them from asking tenants for any costs other than holding deposits, security deposits, rent and charges for defaulting on the te...

March 26, 2020

Letting agents who rent out any properties that individually bring in rent of €10,000 or more per month (approximately £8,700 at the time of writing) must comply with tough anti-money laundering regulations. Although the law dictates that letting agents must follow the...

March 12, 2020

The rental industry is competitive and every letting agent is chasing the best landlords; those who own the properties most attractive to tenants. It is important to find landlords that you can work with easily and