With new legislation being introduced over the next few weeks we felt it was important to feature related articles in this edition to assist our landlord readers with the coming changes. Additionally, Mark Alexander shares an onion based refurb tip and adds an amusing video link to his Landlord’s Log.
Today’s edition conveys a strong mortgage related theme. Ben Reeve-Lewis reports on Santander over-hauling their interest only mortgage policy, Mark Alexander adds two articles to his Landlord’s Log offering mortgage payment strategies and the Government backed New Buy Guarantee Scheme is due to be launched in March. Additionally Glen Ackroyd offers his view on why Letting Agents are so keen to push Rightmoves Premium Listings.
The latest news and views from the private rented sector including top tips on how to find the perfect tenant from Steve Hanbury, the legalities of evicting a bad tenant by Mary Latham and Mark Alexander raises the question of whether the major property portals could help clean up the lettings industry.
Great news for our readers this week, Property118 has been appointed as a source of Google News which means your comments will carry far more influence than ever before and will help to portray what is happening in the ‘real world’ of UK property. Mary Latham adds a tongue in cheek video blog which contains an underlying message, Julie Ford reports on the new tenant accreditation scheme soon to be launched and a follow up article on compulsory licensing for letting agents is amongst this editions line up.
The latest landlord and property related news including guest articles from industry experts covering property management best practice. Angus Ryan stresses the importance of having the right landlord property insurance, the ever entertaining HMO landlady shares her tale of cowboy builders and Mark Alexander adds two more compelling blogs to his Landlord’s Log posing questions on “Premium Tenancy” and data protection.
The latest news and cash flow tips for landlords. Vanessa Warwick offers her top 6 strategies to improve cash flow, Mary Latham calls on all landlords to understand what impact the Governments freeze on rents will have across the sector and Mark Alexander explains Property118’s relationship with Property Tribes, our chosen forum partner.
Mark Alexander shares his thoughts on how to regulate the letting industry and adds a thought provoking social media video link to his landlord’s log. HMRC delays its self assessment filing deadline by 48hrs, Mary Latham draws attention to a dangerous scam email and Ally MacDermot passes on some top tips to brighten up communal hallways. There’s also the latest news from the private rented sector.
Plenty of letting hints and tips for landlords covering a variety of rental and tenancy issues along with guest articles from industry experts. Vanessa Warwick interviews Nigel Farage, MEP and leader of UKIP, Ally MacDermot looks at how to make a property stand out from the crowd and Roger Lancaster shares his thoughts on how a letting agent should provide a transparent service. Mark Alexander recommends a useful tool that can help rate how good another website really is in his Landlord’s Log.