5 Things Every Landlord Should Have When They Visit Their Properties

When a Landlord visits their properties, they should always be prepared for any situation that may occur or need any documentation. This is especially important for routine inspections and for a check out inspection if a Tenant is leaving the property. It ensures that any problems can be dealt with instantly and not forgotten.

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Why Rent Shouldn’t Be Paid in Cash

Paying rent in cash may be an alternative way to receive rent compared to the usual bank transfers. However, no Landlord or Tenant should accept rent being paid to them in this way or be told to pay rent in cash and this is why:

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‘Millennial' Housing Trends

Every generation differs and millennials are certainly not an exception to the rule. As societies morph and develop, generations must adapt to meet those developing demands. Millennials have had to adapt to a very different housing market to when their parents were buying their first house. Let’s look into some factors that are affecting these trends:

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5 Tips for Cleaning a Property Between Tenancies

A looming thought for landlords is the state of their property after a tenancy term comes to an end. No matter the length of the tenancy term the cleanliness of a property can always be a problem when new tenants are ready to start their new agreement. Whatever state the property is in post tenancy a landlord should always look to deep clean the property to set a precedent for the new tenants.

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How will stamp duty changes affect landlords?

In the recent ‘mini-budget’ announced by the chancellor, the stamp duty holiday will have made many property investors prick up their ears. While the situation isn’t quite as rosy for landlords and those buying additional properties, the new rules could still mean a substantial saving on residential property purchases, and might be a good opportunity for landlords to think about expanding their portfolios.

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