Time for Buy-to-Let Landlords to Get a Gas Boiler Service

Avoid Cold and Irate Tenants This Winter Summer is winding down, and winter is fast approaching. Experts are predicting one of the coldest winters for decades. For buy-to-let landlords in the UK, this means it’s time to make sure the gas boiler in your buy-to-let property is still in top shape. You don’t want your [...]

What Are the Tenant Responsibilities When They Want to Decorate?

It’s Your Tenant’s Home, but Your Property In this article, we’ll look at an issue that most landlords face at least once: should you allow your tenants to decorate your property? The answer may come down to the tenant responsibilities you have written into the tenancy agreement. Why You Should Allow Tenants to Redecorate Your [...]

By |2019-09-09T05:56:37+01:00September 30th, 2019|Landlord lessons, Property Management|0 Comments

7 Essential Topics Buy-To-Let Landlords Must Discuss with Tenants

Establishing Good Relationships with the Tenants in Your Buy-To-Let Property The landlord/tenant relationship can be a difficult one, fraught with tension. But it doesn’t have to be. By keeping open communications, properly maintaining the property, and laying out rules for your tenants to follow, you can ensure that everyone is always on the same page. [...]

Can You Stop a Tenant Trashing Your Property?

7 Tips to Stop Landlord Losses Caused by a Nightmare Tenant I recently read about a private landlord in Staffordshire whose tenant caused £20,000 of damage. It took landlord Jean Fox five months to evict the tenant after she finally started proceedings. As if this cost wasn’t enough, there were also months of rent the [...]

How to Prepare Your Rental Property for Summer

Maintaining Your Buy-to-Let Property This Summer The British summer defies all expectations. You only ever hear people complain about the weather in Britain, but this summer we’re set for a scorcher – despite the floods that much of the nation has experienced. Temperatures are rising across the UK, and are expected to reach 34֯C in [...]

Why Buy-To-Let Landlords Must Beware Tenancy Deposit Passporting

This New Government Policy May Need to Be Fought The government is considering introducing a tenancy deposit passporting scheme, with the objective of making it easier for tenants to move from one property to another. The concept has gone to a period of consultation until 5th September 2019. In this article, we examine this proposal [...]

By |2019-07-22T10:16:48+01:00August 1st, 2019|Landlord lessons, Property Management|0 Comments

UK Buy-To-Let News Roundup – July 2019

The News That All UK Landlords Need to Know At Ezytrac, our business is to ensure that our landlords and their tenants get the best service possible. So it won’t surprise you that we are avid watchers of all the news that affects UK buy-to-let landlords, investors and tenants. We’ve captured the news that you [...]

How Should a Buy-To-Let Landlord Respond to Criticism Online?

Keep Your Tenants Onside When They Are Unhappy The digital world we live in has given everyone a platform to share their experience and opinions – this includes your tenants. According to Dimensional Research, 90% of consumers say that positive online reviews impact their buying decisions. 86% also claimed that negative online reviews influenced their [...]

By |2019-07-22T09:20:34+01:00July 29th, 2019|Landlord lessons, Property Management|0 Comments

How do you avoid a tenant refusing to pay rent and then trashing your property?

Tips to prevent an expensive nightmare experience Despite more buy-to-let landlords entering the market, stories of nightmare tenants are still a big disincentive. If you have a tenant who trashes your property, it can be expensive and disheartening. Some great landlords have quit the market because they had poor tenants. In this article, you’ll read [...]

How landlords can avoid a £5,000 fine from their local authority

More council powers mean more chance of expensive action against you It doesn’t take a lot to be in breach of health and safety regulations for buy-to-let properties, and if you are, you could end up with a hefty fine. If a tenant complains to their local authority about the condition of your home, it [...]

By |2019-06-24T04:31:26+01:00July 1st, 2019|Property Management|0 Comments