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Advance Warning Of Severe UK Winter Weather


Thursday, October 1, 2015

Severe Winter Weather Warning Issued Early By Forecasters Severe winter weather looks set to hit the UK earlier than expected this year, according to long range weather forecasts, which could catch unsuspecting landlords and their tenants unaware. The severe weather warning makes right now the best time to check your rental properties roof is intact [...]


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PRS Rents Remain Stable


Thursday, September 24, 2015

ARLA Report Fewer Landlords Raising PRS Rents The Association Of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) have reported that the number of letting agent members reporting PRS rent increases has dropped for the first time this year. It was widely feared that many landlords would be forced to increase PRS rents in order to mitigate the abolishment [...]


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New Landlords Take Unessessary Risks


Thursday, September 17, 2015

New Landlords Don’t Understand The Legal Requirements Of Property Rental According to new research conducted by a leading UK insurer there has been a huge upsurge in the number of landlords in the UK, however the majority of these new landlords have entered the private rental sector accidentally and many have failed to understand the [...]


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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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Lack Of Available Rental Property Driving PRS Price Increases


Thursday, August 27, 2015

Rental Property Demand Still Exceeding Supply The latest private rental sector (PRS) property index published by Your Move and Reeds Rains shows that average rental property prices in the UK are beginning to exceed £800 (GBP) per month, pushing PRS rental prices to a new record high. According to the report’s findings, PRS rents have [...]


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Landlords Don’t Want To Pay For Rental Property Damage


Thursday, August 20, 2015

Landlords Forced To Fight For Rental Property Damage Claims  Determining fair wear and tear in rental property is probably one of the most difficult and misunderstood areas of renting in the UK’s private rented sector (PRS) as letting agents and landlords may have different views to tenants regarding what are allowable deductions to be made [...]


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The Importance Of An Inventory At The End Of A Tenancy


Thursday, July 30, 2015

Inventories – An Valuable Tool At The End Of A Tenancy The end of a tenancy can be a very stressful time for landlords and even more stressful for tenants without Tenants Liability insurance, as this is when the rental property is examined to check if deductions need to be made from the tenants deposit [...]


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High Proportion Of Tenants Experience Rental Property Issues


Thursday, July 23, 2015

60% Of PRS Tenants Experience Rental Property Problems  Over half the tenants in the UK’s private rental sector have reported facing a number of serious issues with their rental property according to a new study conducted by Ocean Finance. The research conducted among 2000 tenants of private rented sector properties discovered that an astounding 60% [...]


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Tenant Rent Arrears Increase As PRS Rents Climb


Wednesday, July 22, 2015

New Study Reveals More Tenants Are Struggling With Rent Arrears Tenants without rent protection insurance are struggling to avoid getting into rent arrears as private rental sector rental prices climb 5.6%. UK PRS rents have risen at the fastest rate since 2009, increasing at a faster rate than property prices for the first time since [...]


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Damp, Mould And Condensation In Rental Properties


Thursday, July 16, 2015

Guide To Damp, Mould And Condensation Following on from our previous post explaining the responsibilities of tenants and landlords with regard to property maintenance in rented properties, our friends at Geo Property Lettings have supplied us with a brief guide to condensation, mould and damp in rental properties, so that landlords and tenants without tenants [...]


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