A Landlord’s Guide: Top Tips for Having a Productive Relationship with your Tenants

A Landlord’s Guide: Top Tips for Having a Productive Relationship with your Tenants

A good, productive relationship with your tenants can make the whole letting process considerably easier and stress free for its duration. Alongside the convenience, this can have a significant impact on your occupancy rates, condition of your property and ultimately delivering a consistent stream of revenue, giving you a good return on your investment. A … Continue reading A Landlord’s Guide: Top Tips for Having a Productive Relationship with your Tenants

Springtime tips for weatherproofing your properties

Springtime tips for weatherproofing your properties

Taking simple measures to protect your property from the elements now could prevent much bigger complications down the line. Heavy rain, strong winds and cold snaps can wreak havoc on a home, while springtime is notoriously wet in the UK, so it’s important to make sure your property is weatherproof. Fortunately, this needn’t involve a … Continue reading Springtime tips for weatherproofing your properties

A landlord’s view: 9 steps to choosing the right tenants

A landlord’s view: 9 steps to choosing the right tenants

Picking the right tenants can mean the difference between an incident-free tenancy and problems further down the line. From background checks to meeting face to face, landlord and NLA adviser Sally Blunt considers the steps landlords can take to find tenants who are a safe bet.   Take your time Don’t be rushed into getting … Continue reading A landlord’s view: 9 steps to choosing the right tenants

Analysis: the UK’s messy landlord licensing system

The licensing system for landlords in the UK can be a postcode lottery. In some areas many properties don’t need a licence, while in others you might have to pay up to £1,000 per property. What is behind this haphazard system? Evette Sebastian Roberts is a busy person. A practising nurse and midwife, Dominican-born Roberts … Continue reading Analysis: the UK’s messy landlord licensing system

NLA in action: electrical safety checks, Section 21 notices and a new regulatory body for landlords

CEO Richard Lambert on how the NLA is influencing the latest regulation and consultations. The issue: Electrical safety requirements for landlords Summary An amendment in the Housing and Planning Act 2016 gave the UK government powers to regulate electrical safety standards in the private rented sector in England. The NLA was recently part of a working … Continue reading NLA in action: electrical safety checks, Section 21 notices and a new regulatory body for landlords