HMO
You Don’t Have to Accept All HMO Licence Requirements the Council...

Even the most experienced of Landlords could find it difficult to master all the steps in their application for an HMO licence. The HMO and selective licensing regime is one of the most convoluted...

Block Management Companies Challenged By Unprofitable Growth

The Fixflo Leasehold and Block Management Market Report has found that although most block management companies have achieved portfolio growth, they are struggling to translate that increase in...

7 Worst Cases of Pest Infestations in Uk Homes (Warning –...

WE’VE all been there with unwanted houseguests – the friends who promised they’d only crash on your sofa for a couple of nights; the in-laws who just won’t go away. But what about when those...

3 HMO Key Facts Landlords and Tenants Should Know About

A CASE in which four tenants were able to claim £15,000 (the equivalent of almost a year’s rent) from their landlord has sent alarm bells ringing through the industry. By the tenants’ own...

6 Common Defenses and Counterclaims That Tenants Use to Escape...

With Section 21 potentially on its way out, all eyes are on Section 8 as the best remaining means of evicting a tenant. But thousands of Section 8 eviction notices fail each year because tenants...

4 Common Mistakes You Could Be Making About HMOs

Do you rent to sharers?  Are any of the sharers unrelated?  Yes?  Your property could be a House in Multiple Occupation - commonly known as an HMO.

10+ Fascinating Statistics On Communications Every Agency Should Know...

Ofcom's Communications Market Report 2018 shows that we’ve reached the point in technology development that the number of phone calls we’re making is falling (figures show they dipped in 2017)...

Provide 24-Hour Emergency Contact for Licensed Properties Or Risk Up...

Not surprisingly, there’s a little-known requirement among all the complicated property licensing regulations. Under section 67 and section 90 of the Housing Act 2004, local authorities can...

Maximising Yield in Build to Rent Properties

The UK build to rent (BTR) sector, comprising purpose-built rental homes that are professionally managed and institutionally owned, is booming. Recent research carried out by Savills showed that...

What You Need to Know about Section 20

Covering work done to residential blocks, Section 20 is designed to regulate the financial contribution leaseholders are required to make towards the works being carried out. Section 20 applies to...

How To Target Landlords: 4 Types of Landlords You Need To Know

Perhaps the most important aspect of marketing is defining and intimately understanding the market you’re attempting to reach and sell to. Every group of consumers is different in terms of their...

Is Branding Important for Finding Landlords?

You might have a brand which has been in place for years, but is it actually doing your business any good? Is it making it stand out? Has it helped your agency become well-known throughout your...

New to RoPA? Here's What You Need to Know

What is RoPA? In 2017, the May Government announced its plans to improve the housing market, and went as far as calling it a ‘broken market’ that needs ‘fixing’. The Government proposed that...