Facts about void periods all buy-to-let investors should know

How you can cut your void periods and increase your profits A void period is one of the biggest negative impacts on a buy-to-let landlord’s cash flow and profitability. Usually, void periods are caused by the break between one tenant leaving and the next tenant taking residence. They are nearly impossible to avoid. However, their [...]

How to protect your buy-to-let investment during void periods

Simple steps that could save a fortune in the fight against theft and vandalism All buy-to-let investment properties suffer a void period at some time. It’s the nature of the game. Here at Ezytrac, we work hard to reduce the cost of an empty property by employing strategies to retain tenants and avoid loss-making void [...]

How to protect buy-to-let against profit-crushing void periods

Build a strategy to retain tenants and avoid loss-making void periods One of the major reasons you need a reserve fund for rental properties is to cover the bills when you have a void period. When your investment property is empty, you’ll still have to pay the utility bills. The local authority won’t reduce its [...]

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How much will tenancy voids cost the buy-to-let landlord?

Getting your buy-to-let property cash flow projections right In 2015 a study reported by The Daily Telegraph found that the majority of landlords fail to plan for tenancy voids when assessing the value of a buy-to-let property investment. This is one of the elements that we advise our clients to plan for and one we [...]

Everything you need to know about "void" periods

Hey Guys, Void periods are a natural part of owning property but they don't have to be a major part. As part of my 2 year cashflow rule, I always include a full 2 months as void period. This is more than realistic when dealing with properties in London and the UK. In my experience [...]