Author: National Landlords Association

Yielding to Pessimism: Are Landlords Losing the Faith?

Investing in property is still profitable. A recent survey of landlords showed that rental yields (which express the income return on a let property) have been steady for the past few years. Yet, despite this, landlords are becoming less and less confident in their ability to earn an income from yields, and indeed their businesses … Continue reading Yielding to Pessimism: Are Landlords Losing the Faith?

Tenants going away for the Summer? Here’s what to consider…

Tenants going away for the Summer? Here’s what to consider…

Holiday season is in full swing, and with so many Britons leaving the country for a summer break abroad, plenty of households will be going unoccupied and empty for weeks at a time. It’s essential to ensure that all of your domestic appliances are safe, especially before jetting off on your hols, so that you … Continue reading Tenants going away for the Summer? Here’s what to consider…

Have Your Say: Landlords’ views needed for energy efficiency regulations.

Have Your Say: Landlords’ views needed for energy efficiency regulations.

New energy efficiency laws are coming into effect over the next few years that will affect private landlords and their ability to let their properties. The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy is looking for your views to ensure one key aspect, the exemptions register, is designed with landlords’ needs in mind. Click here … Continue reading Have Your Say: Landlords’ views needed for energy efficiency regulations.

Theresa Maybe – PRS Regulations left up in the air?

Theresa Maybe – PRS Regulations left up in the air?

Last month’s Queen’s Speech saw the promise of a draft Bill to enact the ban on letting fees to tenants. Although, with more than 4,700 responses to the consultation on the ban which will inform the content of that draft Bill, the Government may take a bit of time getting it written and published. While … Continue reading Theresa Maybe – PRS Regulations left up in the air?

What might you learn by living in one of your rental properties for a week?

What might you learn by living in one of your rental properties for a week?

A lot can happen in one month, and since the General Election last June, there has been plenty to keep the newspapers occupied (from positive, horrific, and downright bizarre). On a new episode of the NLA podcast, Richard Blanco is joined by property journalist Sarah Davidson of the Mail Online and Chris Norris, Head of … Continue reading What might you learn by living in one of your rental properties for a week?