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Most Tenants Are Happy With Their Private Rental Sector Properties


Thursday, September 10, 2015

New Survey Shows That Majority Of Private Rental Sector Tenants Are Happy A recent survey has discovered that 59% of PRS tenants are more than satisfied with the fair rental price of their rented property and many tenants have a good relationship with their landlords. The survey carried out by AXA Business Insurance, appears to [...]


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UK Property Investment Increased By 8% In 2014


Thursday, February 12, 2015

Number Of UK Property Investors Up 8% In A Year Interest in UK property investment continues to increase following the Government changes to the way pensions are controlled, allowing potential property investors to use buy to let mortgage products to release funds for property purchases early, as bricks and mortar still offer a far greater [...]


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Protect Rental Properties From Tenant Damage


Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Landlords Warned To Expect Damaged Properties At End Of Tenancies 28% of UK private rented sector (PRS) landlords have been forced to rectify damage to rental properties caused by tenants during the last 12 months, effectively wiping out any potential annual profits made by landlords without Tenant Liability Insurance. The results of the research commissioned [...]


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Is Tenant Safety Being Ignored By Landlords?


Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Is Your Rental Property Safe For Tenants To Live In? Rental properties can be hazardous to tenant’s health if they are not properly repaired and maintained with the Association of Independent Inventory Clerks (AIIC) reporting an increase in the number of dangerous rental properties being offered to let by a minority of unscrupulous landlords. The [...]


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Why Tenant Evictions Should Be Handled By Experts


Tuesday, July 8, 2014

62% Of Landlord DIY Evictions Are Incorrect Landlords should use tenant eviction specialists rather than attempting to do things themselves, after new research discovered that almost two in three tenant eviction notices served on private rental sector tenants contained errors. New research discovered that 62% of the legal paperwork and official section 8 and section [...]


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Why Buy-To-Let Is Proving To Be A Popular Investment


Thursday, April 10, 2014

9.4% Average ROI Over 5 Years Makes Buy-To-Let A Very Popular Investment Opportunity Buy-to-Let is growing in popularity among investors in the UK due to high demand for rental properties from willing tenants and relatively low property prices that are gradually beginning to rise Buying properties in order to generate an income by renting them [...]


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Protect Your Property Investment With The Right Insurance Policy


Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Landlord Insurance Can Help To Protect Your Property Investment The latest band of bad weather to hit the UK has highlighted the need for having the appropriate insurance in place to ensure that your most valuable asset is protected should the worst happen. UK landlords cannot rely on standard home insurance and MUST have appropriate [...]


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PRS Rents Stabilise In June


Wednesday, July 24, 2013

  UK PRS Rents Remained Stable During June June is traditionally a busy month in the private rented sector (PRS), however this year, rental prices have remained fairly flat during the month, as demand for rental property cooled. Sceptics reckon that more tenants are attempting to take advantage of Government incentives designed to get more [...]


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Out Of Pocket Landlord Rues Not Having Landlord Insurance


Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Landlord Faces Massive Bill After Rental Property Gutted By Cannabis Farm Fire A buy-to-let landlord has been left kicking themselves as well as facing a massive financial headache after his rental property in Cardiff was completely gutted by fire. The rental property turned out to have been being used as a cannabis farm and the [...]


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Landlords Gas Safety Responsibilities


Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Landlords Warned To Obey Gas SafetyLaws Or Face Prosecution Landlords need a better understanding of the laws regarding the safety of tenants in private sector rental accommodation, or they may find that non compliance with any of the prescribed regulations can render their Landlord Insurance invalid. UK Landlords have a moral duty and legal responsibility [...]


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