It’s one of the biggest gripes from landlords today – how do you get tenants to look after the property they live in properly? The answer, as many landlords will testify to, is not very easily. Some use a letting Continue reading →
There are two very important dates which should be pencilled into the diaries of every landlord in the UK – and they both relate to having the correct Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for their properties. The aim is to meet Continue reading →
It’s a scary thought that thousands of ghost buy to let tenants live in secret behind closed doors away from the prying eyes of property investors. For around half of all the country’s letting agents claim to have rumbled these Continue reading →
Property investors who do not understand landlord and tenant laws are neglecting their finances and failing to manage their rental homes, according to a leading buy to let insurer. Axa claims hundreds of thousands of landlords have the wrong property Continue reading →
Buy to let and shared house landlords are being urged to tell HM Revenue and Customs about any unpaid tax in return for reduced fines and penalties.
Landlords allow more than a million buy to let properties fall short of the government’s decent homes standard and councils should have more powers to improve conditions for tenants, says a new think tank report.