Recent analysis has suggested that upwards of 11,000 second homeowners in England have ‘flipped’ their holiday homes to turn them into holiday lets since the start of the pandemic.
Legionella’s disease, as defined online and in a previous blog post, is a form of atypical pneumonia caused by bacteria. The disease is potentially fatal and is something all Tenants and Landlords should be aware of, to ensure that the proper safety checks can be included within their property. This is especially prevalent after Covid-19 and lockdown where many properties have been left vacant.
As a Landlord or Estate Agent it is important that you try and accommodate tenants with a whole host of different needs. Not only does this apply to whether the tenants will be an individual, couple, family but also their ages as previously discussed. However, those who have a specific disability may also need alterations made. In this case we are discussing ways to accommodate deaf tenants in rental properties.
The coronavirus pandemic has seen a lot of negotiation between landlords and tenants over rent payments. While a recent survey from the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) suggested that most tenants have continued to pay their rent in full since March, it also showed that a significant percentage of people have arranged rent holidays or reductions to mitigate the financial impact of lockdown.