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What Landlords Need To Know About Tenant Referencing


Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Importance Of Conducting Proper Tenant Referencing  And Background Checks On All Tenant Applicants  It is vital that UK private rented sector landlords conduct the proper tenant referencing and background checks on all prospective tenant applicants before granting a tenancy. Landlords need to know exactly who they are allowing to rent their properties and comprehensive tenant [...]


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Top UK Cities For Buy-To-Let


Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Buy-To-Let Increases In University Cities The private rented sector of the UK property market is booming and property investors are taking advantage of the affordability and availability of Buy-To-Let mortgages to increase their rental property portfolios. Despite the increase in tuition fees, university admissions are at an all time high, and demand for student friendly [...]


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5 Top Tips For Student Tenants


Wednesday, September 26, 2012

  With UK University terms now started for the 2012/13 academic year we offer 5 great tips for new student tenants. 1.- Many landlords require a deposit for the rental of a property and may ask for the deposit and the first month’s rent. This can be quite a large sum of cash to part [...]


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New Landlords Don’t Understand The Lettings Market


Friday, June 8, 2012

Stuck property vendors that are being forced to make the move into the UK buy to let market, are being warned by landlord and lettings specialist service provider Legal 4 Landlords, that they need to spend more time researching the area where the property is and spend more time understanding the mechanics and legalities of [...]


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Student Rental Market Thriving


Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) has issued advice on the UK student lettings market to first time landlords. UK Landlords should look to the student lettings market in order to get their empty properties rented out, according to ARLA. With over 600,000 students starting university courses in major UK cities this September, the [...]


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Letting agent wound up for failing to follow rules


Wednesday, July 13, 2011

The case of a letting agency wound up for failing to protect rents and deposits shows how important it is for landlords to follow the rules. The Leamington agency, Telmark Properties, formerly Smarter Housing was wound up by the High Court for repeatedly breaching agreements with both landlords and tenants and failing to deal properly [...]


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