The number of homes requiring a license is set to increase from 60,000 to 234,000 as the government announce plans for mandatory licensing of all shared homes in England. Currently certain properties are excluded from the licensing due to their configuration. For example, two storey buildings are excluded. These will now require a licence.
With temperatures set to plunge this month and the number of maintenance issues expected to soar, there has never been a better time to check your property is prepared for winter.
Ensure your property is winter-proofed and then sit back and relax over the Christmas period, safe in the knowledge that your tenants are safe and warm. Here are 5 ways to make sure your property is winter-ready.
It seems like every five minutes there is a new piece of regulation that Landlords need to comply with and it is part of our mission to make things as simple for our Landlords as possible.
New research has indicated that Leeds is the best city for Landlords to invest in buy-to-let property.
With the London property market becoming less attractive, could a resilient Leeds begin to overtake the capital as England's premier city for property investment?
What effect did Brexit have upon the rental market? Practically none, according to the latest figures from ARLA.
While the buy-to-let revolution has, at times, looked as if it had run out of steam, now is certainly a wise time to be putting your money into such investments.
A study by Direct Line for Business reveals what proportion of Tenants are rule breakers, and the most common contract violations.
Buy-to-Let activity rose dramatically in August as the sector bounced back from April's tax changes and June's referendum.
Following the government's launch of a review into client money protection, many influencial industry bodies have come out in support of it.