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Rent to rent

What is Rent to Rent?

In the dynamic and fast-moving world of real estate, property owners are constantly exploring innovative ways to optimise their rental income and ensure steady returns on their investments. One strategy gaining popularity is rent to rent. In this post, we’ll explore the concept of rent to rent, examining how it works and the benefits it can bring for landlords.

January 30, 2024

How long do landlords have to fix problems?

How Long do Landlords Have to Fix Problems?

How long does a landlord have to fix something in a rental property is a question that often turns into a bone of contention between UK landlords and tenants. In this post we will take a deep dive into the subject of UK private landlord repair obligations, including how long landlords have to fix problems and the difference between urgent and non-urgent repairs.

December 27, 2023

How much rent should I charge?

How Much Rent Should I Charge?

Perhaps one of the most important questions new landlords ask is “how much rent should I charge?” It’s a good point, and raises several factors which need to be taken into account to give a full answer.

November 26, 2023

How Do I Become a Landlord?

How Do I Become a Landlord?

If you’re considering entering the world of property rental in the UK, there are several crucial aspects to understand and manage. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the process of becoming a landlord, from property selection and legal requirements to finances and exit strategies.

October 31, 2023

Do I need landlord insurance?

Do I Need Landlord Insurance?

If you’re a landlord, or thinking about becoming one, you may well have asked the question “Do I need landlord insurance?” It’s a valid concern, and the answer can greatly impact your peace of mind and financial security. Here we take a look at what landlord insurance covers, whether landlord insurance is necessary, and the most common insurance claims landlords make.

September 19, 2023

How much notice does a landlord have to give?

How Much Notice Does a Landlord Have to Give Tenants to Move Out?

As a responsible landlord, it’s crucial to understand your obligations and rights when it comes to ending a tenancy. But how much notice does a landlord have to give tenants to move out? The answer depends on several factors including the type of tenancy; all which have their own rules.

September 7, 2023

How much can a landlord increase rent?

How Much can a Landlord Increase Rent?

If you are a private landlord, you may find yourself in a situation where you need to increase your tenants’ rent. Whether it’s due to rising maintenance costs and overheads, you need to cover refurbishment expenses, or you’ve upgraded your property so it now commands a higher rent, you’ll probably be wondering, by how much can a landlord increase rent, and what are the regulations that need to be followed?

August 28, 2023

Can you rent a property with an IVA?

Renting with an IVA – What Landlords Need to Know

As a landlord, you may come across potential tenants who are currently subject to an Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA). This can raise questions about whether it is possible to rent to someone in such a financial situation. Here we will explore what it means for you, and attempt to answer the question “Can you rent a property with an IVA?”

June 28, 2023

What is a property guarantor?

What is a Property Guarantor?

As a landlord, you may be familiar with the term ‘property guarantor’. If not, then read on to find out what is a property guarantor, and why you may need to ask prospective tenants for one. We’ll also explore other issues and common questions relating to property guarantors such as, “What is a property guarantor agreement?” and “Can you be a guarantor for two rented properties?”

June 21, 2023

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