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9 top tips to being a good landlord

This guide will help you be a model landlord – and stay on the right side of the law. There’s an ever-growing labyrinth of dos and don’ts in the private rented sector. So if you’re a landlord – or considering becoming one – it’s important to stay on top of your legal obligations. So to…

5 documents your landlord must hand over to you (by law)

Here is the essential list of documents that you should expect as a tenant from your landlord. A copy of the Government’s rental guide This guide sets out all the information you should be given as a tenant, your legal rights and what to expect from the rental process: How to rent: The checklist for renting in…

What costs to expect when renting a property

If you are renting a home for the first time, lettings agency fees can come as a nasty surprise. Get prepped on what to expect with this short guide In 2016 Autumn Statement, the Chancellor, Philip Hammond announced he would place an outright ban on lettings agent fees charged to tenants. The Government has now confirmed…

Novice Landlord? Top tips to get you started

So here we have compiled some top tips aimed at novice landlords that some experienced buy-to-let landlords may also find useful. Letting your property is a big decision, both for you and the tenants that will be living there, so it’s important you understand what being a landlord means. So here are some top tips…

Understanding the tenant referencing process

When you’re looking to rent a new property, there are some checks it’s important for you to understand so you can make sure you hit the criteria before you start your search. If you’re renting through an estate/letting agent then their lettings administration team will be handling and processing your paperwork but if the landlord…