Single property & first time landlords

Top tips to prevent damp in your rental properties

Damp problems can be a serious concern in any home. Not only are they unwelcoming, but they are also unhealthy, and could indicate major structural or weatherproofing issues. Read More

Exciting 12 months ahead for BTL

If there is any sector of the lending market that is used to adapting to change, it’s buy-to-let. Read More

Should I use a letting agent?

This article highlights the pros and cons of using a letting agent to manage your property. Read More

Top tips to help landlords avoid plumbing problems this winter

Here's some top tips to help landlords avoid plumbing problems over the winter period Read More

What do tenants want? How to make your buy-to-let property more appealing

Research shows six in ten renters prefer an unfurnished property Read More

Tips for becoming a full-time landlord

See some tips here on becoming a landlord... Read More

How to get started in property

Property investor Bindar Dosanjh gives her advice on what to consider if you are thinking of investing in property Read More

Top tips for landlords renting a property

As a landlord renting a property, there are a few things you should consider when choosing a letting agent. Read More

The summer rental market - top tips for landlords

With the peak summer letting season almost upon us, landlords need to be ready if they are to capitalise on the seasonal increase in demand from tenants. With that in mind, Draker, the prime central London letting agency, offers the following top tips for landlords. Read More

Too much red tape: We reveal over 125 rental laws and regulations

There are now well over 125 pieces of legislation and regulations - most introduced in modern times - governing the private rental sector, according to research undertaken by Letting Agent Today. Read More

Finding the right tenant for your buy-to-let property?

Rental properties come in all shapes and sizes, and so do renters these days. So it pays to know who your target audience is when advertising your property. Read More

Four reasons why you should use a letting agent rather than going private

There is no doubt that increased access to information has encouraged more people to invest in the property market but should you use a letting agent or go private to maximise your buy to let returns? Read More

What do renters look for in a rental property?

This survey looks at what tenants feel are important when it comes to renting a property. Read More

Tenants want their landlords to be more eco-conscious

A recent study has unearthed that a large proportion of tenants consider the environmental impact is important when making a rental decision. Read More

Why UK buy-to-let remains very much alive

John Parker, Business Development Director at Surrenden Invest, shares his views on the UK buy-to-let market in 2018. Read More

How can landlords keep tenants happy?

Are you a landlords and want to know what you can do to attract new tenants and keep them happier? Read on here. Read More

What are the main changes landlords should be aware of in 2018?

This is well worth a read to stay abreast of changes for landlords this year. Read More

Top tips to be a better landlord

More often than not, it’s the little things that can make a big difference. Here are 20 top tips for being a better landlord, from the experts at Belvoir... Read More

Short term leases Versus long term leases

We ask the question - what is better for you as a Landlord. A short term or long term lease? Read More

Pets in lets

Daryl Tomlinson offers his view on allowing tenants to move in with pets. Read More

Wirral buy-to-let hotspots

Have you ever considered investing in a buy-to-let property? Read More

Buy-to-let investment tips

Daryl Tomlinson, our Head of Lettings, gives his top five tips on buy-to-let Read More

Are you an overseas landlord?

Are you an overseas landlord based overseas? Then you should read this. Read More

It's still a great time to invest!

Daryl tackles a few questions we are often asked about investing in a buy-to-let property. Read More

What if my tenant doesn't pay the rent?

Here's Daryl's answer to the question on the lips of all new landlords. Read More

Rent Guarantee and Legal Insurance

Whether you’re a landlord with a single property or a large portfolio, have you considered what may happen if problems where to be encountered? Do you have provisions in place to give you peace of mind? Read More

What legislation must I conform to before I can let my property?

Daryl Tomlinson, West Kirby Branch Manager, explains legislation which is important to bear in mind when you are considering letting a property. Read More

Frequently asked questions for Lettings

Our West Kirby Branch Manager, Daryl Tomlinson, answers some of your Lettings based FAQs. Read More

How do I calculate my rental yield?

Follow our useful tips to understand how to calculate your rental yield. Read More

Presenting a property to be let

It is quite common for landlords to overlook the basics before letting a property, especially for the first time... Read More

What is an Assured Shorthold Tenancy?

An Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement is the most frequently used tenancy agreement in the letting of residential properties. This type of agreement is also referred to as an "AST" or "Shorthold Tenancy". Read More

Gas certificates

Landlords are ultimately responsible for the safety of their tenants. A good agent can take the organisational stress away by having water tight safety reminder systems in place... Read More

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