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Private Landlord News articles

Electrical Safety Changes 2020

Five-year safety checks will be mandatory for landlords for all new tenancies from July 1 this year. This will be rolled out to all existing tenancies from April 2021. The new regulations were tabled today (MON),...

Minimum Energy Efficiency Rating

Minimum Energy Efficiency Rating

Did you know that there are over 150 laws and 400 regulations when it comes to letting Private Rented Sector homes and often it is the tenant left paying the price. As of April 1st 2018 there will be a requirement for...

How safe is your HMO?

How safe is your HMO?  Some of you may have seen the devastating article this weekend; "Six evacuated from HMO as firefighters tackle Hednesford Garage Blaze" Firefighters spent an hour tackling the blaze at the garage...

How to Market your HMO!

Believe it or not, HMO’s are becoming increasingly popular, be it with private landlords, social housing as well as student accommodation. Looking at student accommodation in particular, HMO’s are outsmarting luxury...

Changes to Landlord legislation 2020

This year is set to be a massive year of change for many landlords! With new legislation covering everything from EPC's to CGT coming in throughout 2020. The RLA recently released a quick guide to the changes you can...

Moving into your rental property

So, you've decided to rent! So you've decided to rent a property... But what next? How long do you want the tenancy for? What if I can't afford the deposit right away? What about my credit score?   There's a lot...