Prevent damp in your buy-to-let and avoid being sued by your tenant

Tips to help buy-to-let landlords avoid prison Damp is one of the most common issues found in buy-to-let properties. A damp home can cause mould growth and health issues. Under the new Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018, which came into effect on March 20th, 2019, it is more likely that a damp property [...]

Buy-to-let landlords must be ready for 20th March 2019

Don’t get caught out by the introduction of the new fit for habitation laws Are you prepared for March 20th? If you’re a buy-to-let landlord and expect to either welcome new tenants to your property or renew a tenancy on or after this date, you need to be. If you aren’t, you could be forced [...]

Why buy-to-let landlords don’t want one-in-a-million properties

A million buy-to-let homes across the UK could be unfit to live in A property that is one in a million should make a buy-to-let landlord a hefty profit; but not if it is the one in a million identified by Shelter as being unfit for human habitation. If it is one of these, then [...]

By |2019-02-20T13:49:34+01:00February 20th, 2019|Landlord lessons, Property Management|0 Comments

When is a home not a home?

Buy-to-let landlords must beware of the new fit for habitation law The answer is when it is not fit for human habitation. The question that buy-to-let landlords must answer, then, is how is a property rated as not fit for human habitation? If you can’t answer this, you could be breaking the new law that [...]

By |2019-02-19T13:32:59+01:00February 19th, 2019|Landlord lessons, Property Management|0 Comments