EPCs (Energy Performance Certificates) are something we are all familiar with nowadays. The charts help show how energy efficient properties are and when looking to rent somewhere, they have to be included in the marketing material, so you can see what sort of expenditure you’re looking at to heat your home. The government also use this information as it...View
The letting industry is in the spotlight at the moment as ARLA-regulated agents are pushing hard to get the industry regulated. We’re trying to rid the industry of cowboy agents who have no qualifications in lettings or property management and lack the experience needed to guide landlords and tenants through the process....View
We recently wrote about the importance of fire safety in rental properties*. We’re shocked by the latest reported statistics published by Shelter that one in ten landlords and unregulated letting agents fail to conduct gas safety checks...View
Everyone has the right to quiet enjoyment, so as a landlord what are your responsibilities if your tenants are ‘noisy neighbours’?
As a landlord, you are ultimately responsible for your tenants and could find complaints coming your way, justified or not....
The news this morning that the chancellor may announce an outright ban on letting agents fees is very worrying to our sector....View
I believe that using a traditional estate agent and having a relationship with someone you can pop in to see, should never go out of fashion. Fixed fees for an internet based agent of £750, only try to dazzle clients with a low price, when actually fees charged by traditional estate agents aren't astronomical. You also get a level of comfort and security...View
The news this morning that the chancellor may announce an outright ban on letting agents fees is very worrying to our sector. Our fees cover services. For tenants weprovide comprehensive referencing, a full inventory to safeguard deposits, a legally binding tenancy agreement, registering of the deposit with a government approved scheme and ensure the property is ready to be moved in...View