landlord winter maintenance tips

7 Maintenance Tips to Prepare your Rental for Winter

by Ben Luxon November 06, 2019 4 min read 0 Comments

Winter can bring with it a host of costly issues for properties, from split pipes to fallen trees. However, with a little extra care and mindfulness, you can minimise potential problems avoiding expensive maintenance costs, long tenancy absences, and stressful midnight emergency calls.
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UK tenant referencing

How to get the BEST Tenants: Tenant Referencing UK

by Ben Luxon October 30, 2019 5 min read 0 Comments

Rogue tenants can cause a lot of grief, from unpaid rent to £1000’s in damages. It’s best practice then, before you let someone rent out your property to ensure that they are going to be good tenants. 
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UK Landlord Associations

UK Landlord Associations

by Ben Luxon October 23, 2019 2 min read 0 Comments

We've collated a list of all the landlord and rental associations in the UK for our readers to browse. Find and join your local association...
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Software for Landlords

5 Ways Software is Changing Real Estate Investing

by Ben Luxon October 16, 2019 4 min read 0 Comments

Technology is changing the way landlords are managing rentals. Where once managing a rental was a full-time job in many respects, it has over the years been simplified and made easier by new technologies. Here are 5 key areas software is changing real estate investing...
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increase apartment value

How to Increase the Value of Your Rental Property (without breaking the bank)

by Ben Luxon October 09, 2019 4 min read 0 Comments

By being proactive and completing a few improvement tasks you can increase the value of a property, minimise vacancies and improve landlord tenant relationships.

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Who’s Responsible for Mould? Landlord or Tenant?

Who’s Responsible for Mould? Landlord or Tenant?

by Ben Luxon September 24, 2019 3 min read 0 Comments

Mould can have serious health consequences. As such it's unsurprising that it's a source of tension between landlords and tenants. But who's responsibility is it to deal with mould in a rental property?
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A Guide to Renting to Students - UK

A Guide to Renting to Students - UK

by Ben Luxon September 11, 2019 5 min read 0 Comments

Understandably renting to students makes people a little bit nervous. There is a certain stereotype that comes with students. In a word: messy. That being said,, there is a big market for student housing and if managed properly student housing can be lucrative.
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How to Build Your Little Black Book of Contractors

How to Build Your Little Black Book of Contractors

by Ben Luxon September 04, 2019 3 min read 0 Comments

At some point in time, your tenants are going to request some maintenance and you are going to need someone you know and trust that you can send round. This is when you flick through your book of trusty contractors and send the best one around. Problems solved.

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How to Greet New Tenants

How to Greet New Tenants

by Ben Luxon August 28, 2019 4 min read 0 Comments

Awesome! So, you’ve got some new tenants moving in. You can relax now… well, almost. There’s one more key thing to do to welcome your new tenants...
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What Should Your Pet Policy Be?

What Should Your Pet Policy Be?

by Ben Luxon August 21, 2019 7 min read 0 Comments

The decision to allow pets or not is a difficult one. However, with such an overwhelming number of pet owners looking for a home that allows animals, it can be a good move, one that will keep your vacancy periods blissfully short.
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Getting Great Property Photography that Attracts Renters Quick

Getting Great Property Photography that Attracts Renters Quick

by Logan Ransley August 14, 2019 5 min read 0 Comments

Renters, when looking at properties online will often make snap decisions in seconds based solely on the images available. That’s why having the very best possible photographs of your property is so important.
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How to List Your Properties Online and Fill Your Rental for Free

How to List Your Properties Online and Fill Your Rental for Free

by Logan Ransley August 07, 2019 7 min read 0 Comments

In this article, we outline some of the best free websites to list your rental on. Plus, we explore some more out of the box listing ideas too...
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 Eco-Friendly Tech

Should You Be Investing in Eco-Friendly Tech for Your Rental?

by Ben Luxon July 17, 2019 5 min read 0 Comments

Many tenants are actively looking for ‘greener’ properties, making your property more environmentally friendly can be a great idea to help secure valuable tenants and retain them.
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Legal Responsibilities Landlords

6 Legal Responsibilities Landlords Have Towards Their Tenants

by Ben Luxon July 02, 2019 4 min read 0 Comments

A landlords responsibilities and obligations go far beyond just maintaining the property. In this article we outline 6 legal obligations landlords have towards their tenants.

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What to do if your Tenant Leaves Stuff Behind

What to Do if Your Tenant Leaves Stuff Behind?

by Ben Luxon June 18, 2019 6 min read 0 Comments

A tenant may leave behind any number of items for any number of reasons. There is one universal truth though when they do this - it’s annoying. Whether they want it or not, any property that the tenant leaves behind at your property is legally still theirs and needs to be returned to them...

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