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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

Prepare 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.