October 31, 2019

Although the vast majority of tenants treat rental properties with respect, you may occasionally find yourself handling bad tenants. The most obvious example of a bad tenant is one that does not pay their rent. However, other signifiers include not allowing the letting...

October 22, 2019

The Holy Grail of the rental sector is attracting the best tenants. It is not enough for letting agents to simply fill properties; to truly offer value for landlords and to retain them as clients, you need to provide good quality renters.

Of course there is no foolproof...

March 12, 2019

The Tenant Fees Act comes into force on Saturday 1st June 2019 with the aim of banning many fees paid by private rental tenants and placing a cap on security deposits. But how will the government implement this, what do they think it will achieve and what does it mean...

August 28, 2018

As a lettings agent, you know that landlords all have individual requirements that need dealing with in different ways. One type of property owner that requires very specialist handling is a non-resident landlord.

There are legal responsibilities as well as logistical d...

June 25, 2018

People become landlords for all sorts of reasons, whether it is their own decision or through necessity. They could have been inspired by the buy-to-let success stories from daytime TV or have simply moved across the country for a job and need someone in their home to...

May 21, 2018

We are a nation of animal lovers, with nearly half of UK households owning a pet of some kind. Because of this affinity with our furry friends, the issue of renters wanting to keep an animal rears its head on a regular basis. There are a number of reasons why landlords...

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