Time is money, which is why investors hire property managers

How to calculate the value of hiring an investment property manager In one of his recent one-a-day videos, our General Manager Mike Scase Hollamby discussed how time is money when it comes to void periods. Every day your property is empty, it is costing you money. As a quick recap, in the video Mike talks [...]

By |2019-03-21T16:34:15+00:00March 21st, 2019|Ezytrac Team, Property Management|0 Comments

Why buy-to-let landlords should warm up for winter

Prepare for the worst, hope for the best Winter is coming. With natural disasters ranging from tornados to floods, from severe snow storms to more floods, savvy buy-to-let property landlords have already started winter-proofing their properties. If recent history is anything to go by, we’re almost bound to suffer a natural disaster. TheAssociation of British [...]

By |2018-06-22T05:49:28+01:00October 19th, 2016|Landlord lessons, News, Tenant Management|0 Comments

6 ways to keep your buy-to-let secure

Maintaining buy-to-let property security and tenant safety Now that summer is drawing to a close and autumn is fast approaching, it’s time for but-to-let landlords to protect their property and their tenant relationship. With the end of the school holidays comes the end of bored teenagers wandering the streets. Unfortunately, it is also the sign [...]

Why 20% of your time will make 80% of your property investment returns

Using the power of Pareto to build a property portfolio Many investors with a property portfolio also have a full-time job, certainly, when the portfolio is at the early or growing stage. However, as the portfolio gets larger, and properties within it begin to mature, the property investor finds that Pareto’s Principle applies to property [...]

By |2018-06-22T05:50:18+01:00August 25th, 2016|Property Management, Tenant Management|0 Comments

5 tactics to minimise your risks of being a buy-to-let landlord

How to protect yourself and your property investment When you become a buy-to-let landlord, you take on a huge range of responsibilities, each with the potential to cost you money, time, and reputation. Faulty white goods and substandard repairs could end up with an injury to a tenant. Problem tenants that have all-night parties or [...]

How to value your time as a buy-to-let landlord

Removing the emotion from your property investment In my last blog, I looked at the difference between being a buy-to-let landlord and a property investor. This post looks at something most buy-to-let landlords don’t appreciate: the value of their time. Only once you understand how valuable your time is. You can take the logical decision [...]

Are you a property investor or a buy-to-let landlord?

Achieve your goals of property investment Making sure that you hit the objectives of property investment will be easier if you know what you want to be: a property investor or a buy-to-let landlord. If you’ve already made a property investment or are considering doing so. Then you understand why property investment is number one [...]

Why let-to-rent is better for relocating homeowners

Relocation doesn’t mean selling your home Whether your reasons to move are to take that perfect job or live the lifestyle you desire, it’s no longer necessary to sell your home. More people in this position are taking advantage of the growing private rental market, which now accounts for more than 20% of the total [...]

By |2018-06-22T03:00:23+01:00June 23rd, 2016|Landlord lessons, Property Management, Tenant Management|Comments Off on Why let-to-rent is better for relocating homeowners

Stress free let-to-rent if you’re thinking about renting out your home

Making the let-to-rent process easy If you’re thinking about renting out your home, perhaps as one of the legs of a let-to-rent strategy, you’ll be looking forward to reaping the advantages and benefits – extra cash flow, tax deductibles, easy relocation, and lower costs of moving among them. What stops many people from letting out [...]

By |2018-06-22T03:01:44+01:00May 31st, 2016|Assured Shorthold Tenancy's (AST), Deposit Protection, Landlord lessons, Maintenence, Property Management, Tenant Management|Comments Off on Stress free let-to-rent if you’re thinking about renting out your home