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Property Lettings and Management Educational Blog

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

Rents are rising and buy-to-let investors can get 0% mortgages

Could this positive news be the kick-start for new property investors? Exciting news for buy-to-let investors over the last few weeks. Rents are rising, London rents are roaring back amid a surge in demand for [...]

177,000 reasons buy-to-let landlords cannot ignore fire safety regulations

Smoke alarms and furniture – what landlords need to know On 24th August this year, landlord Philip Brotherton was fined £177,000 for breaching the fire safety regulations and putting his tenants’ lives at risk. The [...]

Health and safety and buy-to-let properties

How housing health and safety ratings apply to buy-to-let investors Health and safety rules and regulations don’t only apply to businesses. They apply to buy-to-let landlords and the properties they rent out. If your tenant [...]

Landlord obligations when you have new tenants

Nine things to do and 10 documents to provide to a new tenant If you’re a first-time buy-to-let landlord, or you are letting an existing property to a new tenant, there is a lot of [...]

The landlord’s obligations to maintain a fit and habitable property

Why you must avoid letting an unfit dwelling The law says a property that a buy-to-let landlord lets to a tenant must be fit to live in. What does this really mean? What are a [...]

How to ensure tenancy agreement terms are fair and transparent

The two principles that steer the landlord/tenant/agent relationshipWhen writing a tenancy agreement, two principles must be followed by a letting agent or investment property manager: the conditions included must be fair, and the financial terms [...]