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.
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…
The second half of the guide from StuRents.com looks at how to market your property, through to signing a tenancy agreement and welcoming new tenants.
In the first of two articles looking at the process of becoming a student landlord, property portal StuRents.com talks you through purchasing your property and getting it ready for market.
To furnish, or not to furnish? That is the question. We weigh up both sides of one of the more common landlord dilemmas.
Getting your property to stand out from the crowd is not easy. Here are 5 tips from Spareroom on how to create the perfect property advert.
As a landlord, you'll want to install good tenants as soon as possible. Read 10 tips from homes4u on how to let your property quickly.
Professionals are a prize target for landlords - but how do you appeal to them? Read our 10 top tips for attracting and keeping professional tenants.
Increasing numbers of people are looking to the buy-to-let market as a means of earning additional income. But is it right for you?
The popularity of the buy to let sector in the UK shows no sign of abating. Unfortunately, there are a number of costly mistakes waiting to be made.
What’s the key to a successful tenancy? Here are 5 tips to get you started.
Falling into rent arrears can be a very difficult time for tenants. Follow these tips to deal with the situation and prevent it from happening again.
Thinking of letting out your property to students? Here are our tips on how to prepare.
A new year has dawned and it's time to get planning. With pension reforms coming into effect in April, is now the time to become a landlord?
With the new Right to Rent checks due to come into force from Monday, here's a quick run down of what to expect.
Deposit disputes between tenants and landlords can be stressful. Follow these simple steps to help reduce the risk of disputes taking place.
A letting agent can save you a lot of time and hassle when renting out a property. But before you sign up, here are some key questions for you to ask.
No matter what kind of property you rent out, you need to safeguard your investment. Being a landlord exposes you to risks which are not covered by conventional insurance.
Selecting the right tenants is one of the most important decisions for a landlord. Here are a few hints and tips on how to secure reliable tenants.
With large investors now piling into the student accommodation market, is this a good time for a private investor to part with their cash?
A new model tenancy agreement for use by landlords in the private rental sector has been unveiled by the Government.
So your new tenants are all ready to move in, but are you ready for them? Here’s a handy checklist of 7 important things to check before they move in.
Managing a property is not always easy. What's the best option for you?
Thinking of renting by the room? Unsure what to do? Here's a guide from SpareRoom on what to bear in mind.
Over the years, many misconceptions have surrounded student living and the properties they rent, but the majority of these simply aren't true. Here, we uncover five total myths...
If you’re thinking of becoming a landlord for the first time, or have acquired a property that you want to let out, follow these useful top 10 tips to help you on your way.
The world of tenancy agreements can be a confusing one for landlords. This guide aims to help you identify which type of agreement you have in place and gives a little more information on each one in an easy to understand way.