Landlord and Property

The Landlord Tenant Referencing Guide

Read our landlord tenant referencing guide to understand more about the benefits of obtaining a tenant reference.

Should I furnish my rental property?

To furnish, or not to furnish? That is the question. We weigh up both sides of one of the more common landlord dilemmas.

The First Time Buyer Survival Guide

Buying a home for the first time is probably one of the most significant purchases you’ll make in your lifetime, and it can be a particularly overwhelming process for first time buyers who might not know what to expect. Read our First Time Buyer Survival Guide to understand the process of buying a property from start to finish.

5 reasons why landlords keep student tenants’ deposits

Our research shows that 25% of student tenants that paid a tenancy deposit received deductions from the amount. With this in mind, we’ve shared the most five common reasons that student tenant’s had deductions made from their deposits, and some tips for how landlords can mitigate these potential issues.

What you need to know about tenant evictions and Section 21 Notices

As a landlord, there may come a time when you need to take back possession of your rental property from the tenant. It's important to understand what's required of you when it comes to serving eviction notices. Read our guide to find out more - after all, one missed signature could result in your eviction order being rejected by the courts, or appealed by the tenant at a later date.

7 ways to add value to your rental property

The private rental sector is growing in the UK, which means it's never been more important for landlords to market their properties to the right tenants to produce the highest rental yields. With this in mind, here are seven tips to help you market your properties to the most suitable tenants.

5 steps to become a buy-to-let landlord

Lots of people dream of becoming a landlord, as it’s a profitable way of getting onto the property ladder and making a stable, long term investment. Here’s a five step guide on how to become a buy-to-let landlord.

Who's responsible for repairs - the tenant, or the landlord?

Are you and your tenants clear about who is responsible for repairs? If you’re new to the buy-to-let market, then you might not be entirely sure on who should be responsible for specific tasks, such as changing a lightbulb or reading meters.

6 things tenants look for in a rental property

As the rental market continues to grow in the UK, landlords are now facing increasing amounts of competition as they try to rent out their properties in a saturated market. These are some of the top factors that all tenants consider when searching for rental properties.