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2014 – The Year Of The Landlord?


Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Will 2014 Be The Year Of The Landlord? The year ahead could be one of the best times to be a landlord in the UK, with strong tenant demand for rental property predicted to continue and property values expected to rise healthily until at least 2016. Last week Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney predicted [...]


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Rent Arrears Are Biggest Debt Problem In UK


Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Landlords Without Rent Guarantee Insurance Suffering Financially As Rent Arrears Increase Again The Money Advice Trust, the national debt advice charity has reported that tenant rent arrears are now the fastest growing debt problem in the UK.  Private rented sector landlords who don’t use Rent Guarantee Insurance to protect their rental income are suffering massive [...]


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Avoid Rent Arrears This Christmas


Thursday, December 12, 2013

Landlords Need To Take Action Now To Prevent Rent Arrears Many UK private rental sector landlords without rent guarantee insurance may find that a number of their tenants will choose to put Christmas before paying the rent, leading to increased financial pressure for landlords and the threat of eviction for non paying tenants. Tenants often [...]


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Protect Rental Income


Thursday, November 28, 2013

Rent Guarantee Insurance Protects Rental Income Many UK private rented sector (PRS) landlords already know the financial strains that can be caused when tenants are late paying the rent because rent arrears not only restrict a landlords cash flow, they are one of the most common reasons landlords and letting agents evict tenants from rental [...]


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Sick Of Financially Struggling When Tenants Don’t Pay The Rent?


Tuesday, November 12, 2013

  Over 30% of UK private rented sector landlords struggle to pay bills if tenants don’t pay the rent. A survey commissioned by the National Landlord Association (NLA) has discovered the dangerous financial situation that some landlords are operating their rental business in and the results highlight the need to ensure that tenants always pay the [...]


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Dealing With Tenant Rent Arrears


Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Rent Arrears Affect UK PRS Landlords The national press seem to be focusing on the number of private rental sector tenants in rent arrears, as most newspapers have at least one article suggesting that rent arrears among tenants are increasing rapidly in the UK. Many of these articles begin with a leader focusing on how [...]


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Buy-To-Let Property Maintenance – The Essentials


Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Buy-To-Let Maintenance Is Better Than Expensive Repairs Conducting timely repairs on buy-to-let property as they arise and conducting regular property maintenance on rental properties can be the difference between owning an income producing asset or financial ruin for many buy-to-let landlords. Maximising profit from rental properties is not always straight forward, however if buy-to-let landlords are not prepared [...]


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Renew Positive Mental Attitude!


Thursday, January 3, 2013

Well it’s January 2013 and it has become a bit of a tradition to start the New Year with inspirational quotes and positive affirmation messages, in order for landlords and property investors to start the year with a positive mental attitude.  “Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time [...]


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New Landlords Urged To Adopt Good Business Practices


Monday, January 16, 2012

The downturn in UK property valuations has lead many existing homeowners, some of whom are desperate to sell up, to consider alternative ways to cash in on their current property, without having to sell it below their expected valuations. A fairly noticeable proportion of these vendors are choosing to become first-time landlords, rather than settling [...]


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Rental Prices And Yields Rise


Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Private Sector Rental prices and rental yields increased in the three months up to October 2011, according to new research from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The survey found that the number of UK property agents who reported higher rents had risen by 19% in the 3 month period. 15% more also said [...]


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