How to deal with a negligent tenant

It's every landlord's worst nightmare: a negligent tenant who will dodge rent payments, tear a property to pieces, and drive their neighbours mad. If this sounds like one of your tenants, then use the tips below to help yourself get the upper hand. 1 - Get everything in writing Disputes between a

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Property trends direct from the landlords mouth

  As a landlord in the UK, I understand the trends and which ones are becoming popular – this is not only extremely important in my future as a landlord, but it is beneficial to the future of my properties, too. Despite these trends not directly affecting landlords or property owners, t

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How to find a great rental

There are lots of reasons to choose renting over buying. When you rent, for example, you very rarely have to pay for repairs to your living space. The cost of maintenance and repairs is almost always included in your rental fee. Another very handy benefit to renting is that, in most spaces, at least

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North vs. South: Rental prices

  It goes without saying, that whether you’re renting or buying property, you are almost certainly going to get more for your money in the North than you are in the South. Although it appears that house prices in the UK are finally slowing down (even if it is by just a little), that does

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Tips when renting a property for the first time

Renting a property for the first time can be a daunting prospect. I’ve had to do it, as have most people in this country. It’s necessary, as the alternative: buying a house with a mortgage is too expensive, and too difficult. It just makes sense to rent. If you’re worried about it,

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Why not let instead of sell?

It can be a difficult and tiring process to sell a house. The whole process can take months and even years because it’s a big financial investment. Couples and families will take their time weighing up the pro’s and con’s of your house so don’t be surprised if the process tak

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