Unexpected problems of becoming a private landlord

Naomi Soanes

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

Do I need buy-to-let house insurance?

Naomi Soanes

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.

Why use a letting agent?

Pia Neave

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

Naomi Soanes

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.

Prepare for snow

Endsleigh Insurance

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

Prepare for winter

Patrick Taylor

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

Pia Neave

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

Pia Neave

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.

Exhibition of Oops

Pia Neave

Our ‘Exhibition of Oops’ highlights just a handful of the many unexpected moments that occur as a landlord. From loft conversions to stolen cars, we’ve heard it all…

What challenges will I face?

Pia Neave

We look through the challenges and worries facing landlords in 2016 and how to avoid any unexpected costs.

Keeping your tenants happy

Pia Neave

We take a look at the ways in which landlords have gone above and beyond to do something nice for their tenants and what they think is the best way to keep a happy tenant-landlord relationship.

Types of landlord insurance

Pia Neave

Many landlords who are new to letting a property may not realise that they need specialist insurance to cover the properties they rent out.

Tenancy Deposit Protection

Pia Neave

As a landlord, it is essential to know about your Tenancy Deposit Protection (TDP) obligations.

Landlord responsibilities guide

Endsleigh Insurance

Its not always clear where the responsibility lies in a rental property. We have created a responsibilities guide to clear up the confusion when it comes to rental property maintenance and care.

Changes in Stamp Duty

Joseph Wood

How do the changes in Stamp Duty affect landlords and property investors? Here is a brief outline on what you need to know about Stamp Duty.

What is ‘right to rent’?

Pia Neave

From 1st February landlords will be responsible for checking their prospective tenant’s right to rent. Find out more here.

Tax changes and buy-to-lets

Kelly Harper

The Government’s Budget in July 2015 included changes to the way in which tax relief is calculated for landlords. These changes could have a significant impact on your income, find out more here.

Your bank’s interest clauses

Joseph Wood

In the ever developing market of ‘Buy to Let’ mortgages, it is important that you understand your lender’s requirements when it comes to interest clauses. .

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