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Property Lettings and Management Educational Blog

Our team regularly write educational articles about everything property management and lettings.

Don’t delay – review your buy-to-let mortgage before it’s too late

Why now is the time to consider a new fixed rate mortgage It appears that the end of super low-interest rates is upon us. For many buy-to-let landlords, just the thought of higher mortgage payments [...]

By | November 16th, 2017|Categories: Landlord lessons, Property Management|Tags: |0 Comments

What are the most common winter issues for buy-to-let landlords?

Don’t let an insurance claim harm your long-term cash flow A short while ago, I wrote a blog which outlined 7 essential tips to keep your buy-to-let maintenance costs down in winter. Pre-winter maintenance isn’t [...]

7 steps to help buy-to-let landlords avoid termination of tenancies

7 steps to help buy-to-let landlords avoid termination of tenancies A systematic approach helps reduce costly void periods The most expensive cost for buy-to-let landlords is a void period. Typically, these occur when a tenancy [...]

7 essential tips to keep your buy-to-let maintenance costs down in winter

How to keep your property healthy and your tenant onside Weather forecasters at the BBC are warning we should all be prepared for a harsh winter. The NHS is gearing up for another season of [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Categories: Landlord lessons, Maintenence, Property Management|Tags: |0 Comments

At last! The government tackles rogue landlords and lettings agents

Unregistered agents and DIY buy-to-let landlords are in the regulatory firing line We’ve long supported the efforts of ARLA Propertymark to persuade the government that slum landlords and rogue letting agents need bringing into line. [...]

The buy-to-let landlord’s SWOT analysis of minimum energy efficiency standards

How to avoid massive fines from a local authority Buy-to-let landlords will soon have to pay massive fines if their properties don’t comply with minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES). And when we say massive, we [...]