Landlord and Property

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.

Changes to energy efficiency standards

Here’s a breakdown of what you need to know about the changes to energy efficiency standards taking effect from 01 April 2018.

What can landlords expect in 2018?

The past few years have seen the private rental sector in a state of flux. Here’s a summary of some of the challenges landlords may face in 2018.

What should I provide to my tenant?

When letting a property, there’s a lot of information that’s either useful, or a legal requirement, to provide to your tenants before the start of the tenancy.

Conservative Party Conference: Changes for letting agents

The Conservative government have just announced a number of new controls over the lettings industry at the Conservative Party Conference, which ran from 01 to 04 October 2017.

Do I need buy-to-let house insurance?

Often there’s a lot of confusion surrounding tenant and landlord responsibilities when insuring buy-to-let properties. We’ve put together a short guide outlining the different types of buy-to-let insurance available.

Unexpected problems of becoming a private landlord

We’ve put together some of the top problems private landlords can face when renting properties, and how you can easily solve them.

Why use a letting agent?

Our survey, of 500 landlords, uncovered widespread misconceptions among landlords about the value for money offered by lettings agents. Here we run through some of the reasons you may want to consider using a letting agent.

The tenant fee ban

It has been confirmed in the Autumn Statement that letting agents and landlords in England will now be banned from charging fees to tenants for their rental properties.

How to protect your property from snow and ice

As temperatures plummet, it's time to consider how to prepare your property for the effects of snow and ice.

How to prepare your property for winter

As we approach winter, now’s a good time to think about how best to prepare your property for the months ahead. Here's some tips on how to prepare your property for the winter.

Tales of the Unexpected

We commissioned research of over 2,000 tenants and 500 landlords to find out what really drives the rental market. The research sheds lights on tenant-landlord relationships, and the unexpected tales of the rental market.

Endsleighs top landlord tips

20% of landlords say their biggest concern over the next 12 months are poor tenants and damages. We’ve put together some top tips to get you on your way.