Are Lower Rents Really Happening In London?

Video Transcription: Should landlords be expecting to negotiate lower rents due to renewal during this period? The answer is yes but it depends. So what I mean by that is this if you look at what happened when we're in lockdown a lot of stuff you know rent started dropping but that was because what [...]

By |2020-10-12T11:51:04+01:00October 12th, 2020|Property Management, Rental Management|0 Comments

How will a Tenant Payment Holiday work?

There are no free lunches and a Tenant payment holiday is simply a pause in payments but they will have to be repaid in the future. This seems to be a point that many tenants are missing at the moment. We're all in this together and tenants and landlords and the wider society need to [...]

Does my stuff work with DIY and Done for you

Video Transcription: Hey guys, so does my stuff work with landlords who want it done for you and also the do it yourself landlords and the answer is 100%. See, these principles that I talk about and everything that we talk about here in Property Rants is all about or all based on fundamental principles. [...]

How To Improve Cash Flow on Rental Property

7 Strategies to Help Buy-To-Let Landlords Become More Profitable Cash flow is the difference between income and outgoings. For property investors, it is calculated by deducting mortgage repayments and other costs from rental income. Positive cash flow is when rental income exceeds all costs. Negative cash flow happens when your costs exceed your rental income. [...]

Should You Offer Incentives for Good Tenants?

Innovative Ideas to Secure Tenancies for Your Buy-To-Let Property If you are finding it difficult to get new tenants or want an innovative way to retain your existing tenants, you might consider offering incentives for good tenants. There are many types of incentives that you can offer. These include: Upgrades on appliances Flexible lease terms [...]

Is Raising the Rent of a Good Tenant a Bad Idea?

Tips to Think Logically and Make the Right Rent Review Decision A decision that causes many buy-to-let landlords to have sleepless nights is whether they should raise the rent of a good tenant. After all, good tenants can be hard to find. Exceptional tenants are like gold dust. When you are blessed with a tenant [...]

Why UK Politicians are in the dark on the Future Of Renting in the UK

Video Transcription: Hi guys. So why I think the housing industry and market have changed dramatically, but politicians are still being dinosaurs back in the dark ages. They haven't really accommodated for this. And what do I mean by this is, if we think about it, everything is moving towards a shared economy, okay? You've [...]

How to Expel Smoke Smell from Your Rental Property

Make Your Walls, Carpets and Furniture Odour Free Smoke smell in a rental property might be caused by a small house fire, the smoke from an open fire, or – most commonly – by cigarette smoking. Even vaping can leave a nasty odour behind. Your landlord rights allow you to ban smoking or vaping in [...]

Post UK Election – Two Impacts of Renting Property

Video Transcription: Hi, guys. So, Tory majority and its effect on lettings, and actually landlords and how we're going to be letting our properties and that sort of thing and what really is in the manifesto. The interesting thing with the manifesto, there wasn't a lot on housing. Really the focus was on Brexit and [...]

By |2019-12-19T08:49:47+00:00December 20th, 2019|Property Management, Rental Management|0 Comments

6 Reasons You Should Rule out Renting to Friends

Don’t Ruin Personal Relationships When You’re a Landlord Many rookie landlords think renting to friends is an easy solution to tracking down top-class tenants for consistent rental income. You don’t have to pay for vetting – because you know them. You don’t have the expense of advertising your property. You can trust them to pay [...]

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