Mark Alexander founder of Property118.com
Mark Alexander, Property118 founder and landlord since 1989 is updating his lettings strategy to utilise two free tenant referencing services to protect his properties from bad tenants. While tenants on the whole will rent without any problems and leave the property in the state they signed for, sadly there are always going to be a minority that don’t.
To combat this, there are two companies who can help prevent private landlords from renting to bad tenants in the first place. Their names? TenantID and Landlord Referencing Service. If you already use them, please leave them a testimonial by clicking on their names. Continue reading How Free Tenant Referencing Businesses Are Influencing Landlords Strategies
Tenancy agreements are important. They make it clear what you expect from your tenant and when they sign the dotted line you have a contract stipulating they will abide by the rules you have set down. That’s the theory. Continue reading Does your tenancy agreement give you confidence?
At last it looks like the buy to let market is beginning to show signs of recovery with mortgage lenders showing more interest in landlords than the first time buyer.
This is great news for anyone wanting to make a living out of letting property, and with mortgages harder to come by for those wanting to buy their own home, there should be a plentiful supply of tenants just waiting to snap up rented accommodation.
Continue reading Don’t let a bad tenant turn your new mortgage into a millstone