Storm Proofing Your Home, What Works and What Doesn’t

Winter is coming and Britain is set to see quite a few storms this season. After the 80mph winds brought on by storms Ophelia and Brian, you can expect to see similar blasts sweep across the country soon enough, […]

By |November 8th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Storm Proofing Your Home, What Works and What Doesn’t

Improving The Rental Value of Your Property

When you’re a landlord there’s a lot of things that you have to consider, from insurance to décor, maintenance to letting fees.. but have you ever considered the flooring in your rental property? The answer most times to […]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Landlords, Maintenance|Comments Off on Improving The Rental Value of Your Property

Refinancing Percentages Rise To A 10 Year High

Recent data released by Connells Survey & Valuation indicates that re-mortgaging was the reason behind a large proportion of valuations in August.

A further analysis of the data brings to light the fact that re-mortgaging valuations experienced a steady 3% […]

By |October 9th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Refinancing Percentages Rise To A 10 Year High
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    Landlords Want Tax Changes Reversed and a More Stable Market

Landlords Want Tax Changes Reversed and a More Stable Market

Unhappy with the tax changes that have been set rolling since the start of the year, most UK landlords who own rental properties have urged the government to overturn these changes, even as they have called for better stability […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Landlords Want Tax Changes Reversed and a More Stable Market
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    Lettings Income for UK Landlords is For The First Time Falling Post Brexit

Lettings Income for UK Landlords is For The First Time Falling Post Brexit

For the first time in eight years, rents in the post-Brexit  UK property market are on a decline. This is according to new figures from many sources in the property market.  The numbers show that the renting […]

By |May 16th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Lettings Income for UK Landlords is For The First Time Falling Post Brexit
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    Simple, Practical and Affordable Additions to Secure Your Home

Simple, Practical and Affordable Additions to Secure Your Home

Securing your home comprehensively is no longer an option, it’s a necessity. But, securing your home does not have to involve state-of-the-art security systems that cost a fortune. You can make simple, practical changes to your home to enjoy […]

By |May 2nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Simple, Practical and Affordable Additions to Secure Your Home
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    Local Authorities Gain Fresh Powers to Stop Crooked Landlords

Local Authorities Gain Fresh Powers to Stop Crooked Landlords

A newly enforced legislation has provided local authorities in England the right to use necessary force to stop crooked landlords and agents.

It is a new opportunity for local housing authorities to charge up to £30,000 for failure of housing […]

By |April 13th, 2017|Landlords, News|Comments Off on Local Authorities Gain Fresh Powers to Stop Crooked Landlords
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    Better Returns to be Gained from BTL Than Savings, Report Claims

Better Returns to be Gained from BTL Than Savings, Report Claims

In spite of tax hikes in recent times, it is safe to say that there is money to be made from property in the coming years.  Based on a recent report from Allsop, if you are looking to beat […]

By |April 4th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Better Returns to be Gained from BTL Than Savings, Report Claims

Do You Have The Right Relationship With Your Tenants?

The private rented sector of the housing market caters for a large number of people in the UK. Indeed, there are said to be about two million private landlords and about four million tenants. At the heart of […]

By |March 30th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Do You Have The Right Relationship With Your Tenants?
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    Landlords: 8 Home Improvement Tips to Boost Property Value and Make it Attractive to Tenants

Landlords: 8 Home Improvement Tips to Boost Property Value and Make it Attractive to Tenants

Your BTL property is probably an extremely important source of alternative income. With rental prices on the steady rise in the UK, property has assumed an even more pivotal role in the economy. The climate may be right for […]

By |March 3rd, 2017|Landlords|Comments Off on Landlords: 8 Home Improvement Tips to Boost Property Value and Make it Attractive to Tenants